Financial Regulation

Capital goes where it is welcome, where it feels safe, and where it has a reasonable opportunity to earn a profit.  To maintain and advance its global leadership in capital formation, the United States must have the most fair, efficient, and innovative capital markets in the world. We can’t achieve this without a modern and coherent financial services regulatory system.

In many ways, the government is moving us further away from well-functioning, well-regulated capital markets by producing a maze of overlapping, contradictory, and duplicative financial regulations. The U.S. Chamber is fighting for the kind of financial rulemaking that protects consumers and investors, encourages reasonable risk taking, doesn’t constrain innovation and growth or allow special interest groups to advance their agendas at the expense of all investors, and is coordinated with other economies and among the many domestic agencies that issue financial regulations.



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E.g., 02/24/2017
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President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office.

President Trump ordered sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and instructed the Labor Department to thoroughly review the fiduciary rule.

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
Press Release

Executive Order Calls for Reforms Needed to Spur Economic Growth, Protects American Access to Retirement Advice and Choice 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue responded today to news that President Donald Trump will issue an executive order enacting sweeping reforms to the Dodd-Frank Act and delaying the Department of Labor (DOL) fiduciary rule:

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 9:15am
Press Release

Report Release, Event Focus on Future of Corporate Disclosure, How to Provide Value for Today’s Investors  

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:45pm

CCMC will host a luncheon and discussion of corporate disclosures, in light of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) disclosure effectiveness initiative, and what should be done to modernize disclosures to make them useful for today's investors.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
Press Release

Outlines a Pro-Growth Agenda, Focuses on the Importance of a Strong Financial Services Sector at Event in Chicago

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:00am

Remarks by Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Illinois Chamber of Commerce
Chicago, Ill.


Good morning ladies and gentlemen.

It’s wonderful to be here in Chicago among so many friends and business leaders.

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:00am

Tom Donohue will outline the U.S. Chamber's pro-growth agenda, which includes reforms necessary to achieve a well-regulated system that protects consumers, preserves consumer choice, promotes capital formation, and spurs innovation.

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 8:00am