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Letters to Regulators: AFR Education Fund letter to the CFTC regarding proposed rule on Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement
March 15, 2019 – 11:53 am

On March 15, 2019, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund sent a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission expressing several concerns regarding the agency’s “Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement” proposed rules.
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AFR-CEPR Research: Small Donations Show Growing Power of Grassroots Vs. Wall Street
March 6, 2019 – 7:00 am

New members of Congress demonstrated substantially less reliance on money from the financial services industry than incumbents who won re-election in 2018. First-term Democratic members of the House raised, on average, 17 percent of the money for their campaign committees from small donors, compared with 9.4 percent by Democratic incumbents who won re-election.

Letters to Regulators: AFR Education Fund sent a letter to the FTC opposing the Staples-Essendant merger
February 27, 2019 – 6:55 pm

February 27, 2019
Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund commented on a Proposed Consent Agreement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will permit the merger of Staples and Essendant.
In the letter, AFR Education Fund urged …

Joint Letter: 9 groups oppose the CFPB’s proposed changes to its no-action letter policy and new sandbox proposal
February 12, 2019 – 12:13 pm

9 groups oppose the CFPB’s proposed changes to its no-action letter policy and new sandbox proposal

Joint Letter: 80 groups oppose CFPB’s no-action letter and sandbox proposal
February 12, 2019 – 11:41 am

Letter from 80 groups opposing the CFPB’s changes to its no-action letter policy and new sandbox proposal

Joint Letter: Letter urging the CFPB to oppose the banking agencies’ proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold
February 5, 2019 – 7:42 pm

Letter urging the CFPB to oppose the banking agencies’ proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold

Joint Letter: Letter to the OCC, FDIC, and Fed Opposing Proposal to Raise Appraisal Exemption Threshold
February 5, 2019 – 7:39 pm

Letter to the OCC, FDIC, and Fed opposing proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold