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Anne Canfield

President, Canfield & Associates, Inc.

Anne Canfield is President of Canfield & Associates, Inc., a firm she formed in October 1996. Canfield & Associates, Inc. is a consulting firm providing strategic planning, policy advice, and representational services to major corporations on federal and state legislative and regulatory issues in the financial services, health care, tax, trade and budget policy areas. Ms. Canfield’s affiliated firm, Canfield Press, LLC, publishes The GSE Report, a publication that tracks and analyzes activities of the government-sponsored enterprises including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Federal Home Loans Banks, Ginnie Mae, Farmer Mac, the Postal Service, TVA, and assistance plans implemented by international governments to stabilize their financial systems. The GSE Report is distributed worldwide to public policy officials, academics, analysts, industry participants, and the media.  Ms. Canfield’s firm also publishes the – Roadmap to Financial and Housing Market Stabilization Plans, a weekly publication that tracks the efforts of both the U.S.and worldwide governments to stabilize the financial system; Roadmap to the Dodd-Frank Act, a publication that tracks the requirements of the Act and the federal government’s agencies efforts to implement it; Roadmap to GSE Reform, a newer publication that tracks and compares the legislative initiatives that are being considered on Capitol Hill; The Mortgage Report, a quarterly publication that provides a comprehensive review of the legislative, regulatory and litigation challenges facing the mortgage industry; and the Washington Roundup, a weekly publication that summarizes the U.S. Government’s legislative and regulatory activities in key policy areas which are of interest to the firm’s clients. Prior to forming Canfield & Associates, Inc. Ms. Canfield was a Principal in the firm of McClure, Gerard & Neuenschwander, Inc. (MGN). Ms. Canfield joined MGN following ten years at GE/GE Capital Services. In that position, she developed and implemented corporate policy and legislative and regulatory strategies both domestically and abroad.  Before joining GE Capital, Ms. Canfield had over eleven years of experience on Capitol Hill, working as a senior staff advisor for three Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and then as the senior advisor and Senate Finance Committee aide to a member of the Senate Finance Committee.  Ms. Canfield received degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Paris, Paris, France.

Publications and Multimedia
Risk Retention on Mortgages: Boon or Costly Mistake? - Podcast
Financial Services & E-Commerce Practice Group Podcast
July 31, 2012