Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., is battling regulators and questioning accounting-standard convergence. Reed serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee and the Senate Banking Committee and is quickly coming onto the radar screen of corporate America. "He's fair and intellectually thorough and serious ... even if we don't agree on a particular issue," said Scott DeFife, senior managing director of government affairs at SIFMA.

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