31 October 2014

Latest articles for Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)

 

Staples investigates data breach; Moscow cleared of JPMorgan hack

21 October 2014  |  5092 views  |  1 News

Office supply retailer Staples has become the latest firm to reveal that it is investigating a possible data breach that could leave customer payment card details at risk.

 

DTCC to oversee US market shift to T+2

16 October 2014  |  4689 views  |  0 News

Within a week of European markets moving to a T+2 settlement cycle, the DTCC in the US has formed a steering committee and working group to oversee a similar shift for trades in equities, corporate and municipal bonds, and unit investment trusts (UITs).

 

US trade lobbies call for review of regulatory burden

03 September 2014  |  1187 views  |  1 Company announcement

The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) submitted a comment letter to the federal banking regulators today requesting changes to a host of banking regulations that are outdated, unnecessary or unduly burdensome for financial services companies.

 

Sifma statement on cybersecurity proposals in 9/11 Commission report

23 July 2014  |  1145 views  |  0 Company announcement

SIFMA today issued the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., SIFMA president and CEO, after the 9/11 Commission Report identified cybersecurity as a key area of focus for U.S. security and recommended that Congress should enact cybersecurity legislation to enable private companies to collaborate with the government in countering cyber threats.

 

US Treasury calls on financial sector to step up cybersecurity planning

17 July 2014  |  3704 views  |  0 News

A top US Treasury official has called on the financial services sector to step up its efforts to protect consumer privacy and critical infrastructures from the threat of cyber attacks.

 

Sifma proposes equity market shakeup

15 July 2014  |  1005 views  |  0 Company announcement

SIFMA today published a set of recommendations on equity market structure for enhancing fairness, stability and transparency in the U.S. stock market.

 

Sifma calls for US market move to T+2

17 April 2014  |  5096 views  |  0 News

Sifma is calling for the US capital markets industry to move to a T+2 settlement lifecylce, as other markets worldwide bid to bridge the gap between trade execution and delivery of financial contracts.

 

Sifma calls for US rulemakers to step up deployment of Legal Entity Identifiers

14 April 2014  |  3878 views  |  0 News

US securities trade body Sifma has called for broader uptake of Legal Entity Identifiers by the country's regulators, amid fears that the US is being left behind as other nations push ahead with mandatory implementation of the uniform trade reporting standard.

 

Sifma lashes out at Finra Cards concept

24 March 2014  |  805 views  |  0 Company announcement

SIFMA today submitted comments to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) regarding FINRA's concept proposal to develop a Comprehensive Automated Risk Data System (CARDS).

 

US Treasury official Cyrus Amir-Mokri explains cyber-security framework

19 March 2014  |  1304 views  |  0 Company announcement

Good morning. Thank you for having me. I commend SIFMA on organizing this seminar dedicated to discussing President Obama's Executive Order 13636 and the cybersecurity framework published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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