On September 30th, the Treasury Department's Office of Financial Research ("OFR") delivered a report to the Financial Stability Oversight Council on ways that activities in the asset management industry might create, amplify, or transmit stress through the financial system. The report, Asset Management and Financial Stability, identifies industry activities that could pose risks to the financial stability of the United States. Treasury Department Press Release. The SEC has opened a webpage where public comments on the OFR report can be submitted. Comments should be submitted on or before November 1, 2013.