The Financial Services Roundtable recently announced its 2013 legislative and regulatory priorities, approved by its Board of Directors. “The Roundtable and its member companies are committed to public policies that promote safe and sound practices that benefit our customers and our communities,” said Scott Talbott, SVP of Public Policy for the Roundtable. “With the election of a new President and Congress, 2013 promises to be an active year for the financial services industry. Our focus of refining the Dodd-Frank Act will continue as the sole priority for the regulatory team, and we will actively seek legislative changes to a host issues, all under the lens of uniform national standards and core Roundtable principles.” Legislative Priorities for 2013: ►Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) Legislative Implementation ►Data Security & Privacy ►Credit/Debit Cards and Interchange ►Corporate Tax Reform ►Housing & GSE Reform ►Insurance Reform ►Retirement Security ►Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Regulatory Priority for 2013: ►Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act The Financial Services Roundtable represents 100 integrated financial services companies providing banking, insurance, and investment products and services to the American consumer. Member companies participate through the Chief Executive Officer and other senior executives nominated by the CEO. Roundtable member companies provide fuel for America's economic engine, accounting directly for $98.4 trillion in managed assets, $1.1 trillion in revenue, and 2.4 million jobs.