The Report Card evaluates the progress being made, by Congress and regulators to achieve modern, well-regulated, fair, transparent, and vibrate capital markets down into four areas critical to ensuring the vitality of our markets:
- Protecting the Diversity of Capital Formation
- Reforming Corporate Governance
- Ensuring U.S. Competitiveness Through Financial Regulatory Reform
- Preserving the Integrity of Accounting and Auditing
In addition to grading the four areas, the report also provides suggestions on how regulators and Congress can bring up the grade to support capital formation system that benefits consumers, investors, and job creators.