Date: February 4, 2014

Issue:  Office of Financial Research

To: House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Filing Type: Congressional

Description: The Chamber is also concerned about the use of proprietary business data by OFR and the security of such data. The Government Accountability Office has raised similar concerns and criticisms of the cyber security of financial regulators. On November 8, 2011, the Chamber wrote to OFR regarding these concerns in a comment letter concerning the interim final rule entitled “Post Employment Restrictions for Employees of the Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research.” The Chamber also raised these issues in a meeting with OFR in 2012.

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