Financial Services Roundtable Joins Up With Homeowner Group to Urge Extension of Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief

By: Thursday November 29, 2012 12:18 pm

It’s not often that the homeowner advocates at the Center for Responsible Lending and the bank lobbyists at the Financial Services Roundtable agree on anything. But they’re teaming up on urging Congress to extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act, which would continue the foreclosure crisis-era policy of forgiving payment of taxes on debt forgiveness [...]

Pawlenty Takes Top Lobby Job at Financial Services Roundtable

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 6:55 am

Tim Pawlenty, whose previous experience with Wall Street consisted mainly of telling them to “get their snouts out of the trough,” has taken a job as the head of the Financial Services Roundtable, one of the main trade groups for Wall Street. The Roundtable is one of a handful of Washington groups, including the American [...]

Warren Confronts Financial Services Roundtable with Their Own Idea for Consumer Protection

By: Thursday September 30, 2010 6:15 am

Newly minted Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to Treasury Elizabeth Warren chose as the site of her first major speech the Leadership Dinner of the Financial Services Roundtable, a trade lobby representing banks like JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America. Warren, known for her combative stance against the predatory practices of the big [...]

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