Home > ABASA Print Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google Email Add to Favorites ABA Securities Association Page ContentThe ABA Securities Association (ABASA) is a separately chartered trade association and non-profit subsidiary of the American Bankers Association whose mission is to represent the interests of banks underwriting and dealing in securities, proprietary mutual funds and derivatives before Congress and the federal government. About ABASA Mission Statement Staff Contact Information ABASA Member Banks and Board of Directors ABASA Lawyers Committee ABASA Comment Letters Joint Request for Forbearance for Uncleared Swap Margin Requirements (2/7/17) ABASA Comment Letter in response to the proposal that would prohibit national banks from dealing and investing in industrial or commercial metals (11/14/16) Joint Trades Letter on Single Counterparty Credit Limits for Large Banking Organizations (6/3/16) ABA Comment Letter to OCC on Response to Innovation Paper (5/31/16) Concept Proposal to Improve Disclosure of Direct Purchases and Bank Loans Regulatory Notice (5/27/16) ABA ABASA Joint Comment Letter to Treasury on the Evolution of the Market Structure, (4/22/16) Joint Supplemental Letter to Agencies Regarding Margin for Affiliate Swaps, (6/1/15) Joint Trades Letter to Senate re: Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, (12/14/14) Joint Letter on Reproposed Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities, (11/24/14) Joint Trades Letter to House re: TRIA, (9/8/14) ABASA Letter to CFTC Regarding Cross-Border Swaps Guidance, (3/10/14) Joint Trade Association on Credit Risk Retention Re-Proposed Rule, (10/30/13) ABA Letter Re CFTC Cross-border Guidance and Overseas Branches to the Prudential Regulators, (9/6/13) Joint Trade Letter to Congress on Cross-Border Derivatives, (7/9/13) ABA-ABASA Letter Re SEC RFI on Duties of Brokers, Dealers and Investment Advisers, (7/5/13) Joint Trades Comment Letter Requesting Extension of CFTC Cross-Border Guidance, (6/6/13) ABA/ABASA Comment letter to FDIC on Insured Deposits NPR, (4/19/2013) Letter to CFTC Regarding Petition for Exemptive Relief, (2/26/13) ABASA Comment Letter to FSA Regarding 'CP12-23 Depositor Preference', (1/31/2013) ABASA MSRB Financial Incentives Disclosure CL, (8/16/2012) ABASA Comment Letter regarding 'Enhanced Prudential Standards', (4/30/2012) ABASA Joint Trades Letter - Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading, (2/13/2012) ABASA Restrictions on Proprietary Trading, (2/13/2012) For a list of all comment letters, please check the ABASA comment letters archives. More Resources Dodd-Frank TrackerSubscribe today to ABA's blog to receive the most recent Dodd-Frank Act updates and resources! ABA Regulatory Reform CenterCollection of ABA resources on financial reform including a full summary and analysis of the Dodd-Frank Act ContactQuestions? Please contact an ABASA staff member for more information.