AFR sent a letter to members of Congress expressing strong support for President Obama’s proposal in the 2014 budget to increase funding for the CFTC.
A collection of letters and talking points to members of Congress regarding a number of harmful derivatives measures being considered in the House Financial Services Committee and the House Agriculture Committee.
AFR joined more than 50 public interest groups in sending a letter to members of Congress, urging that they oppose HR 1077.
AFR signed onto a letter to members of Congress opposing HR 797. This legislation would weaken accountability for financial advice to municipalities, harms communities, and is unnecessary given the exemptions that already exist in the law and the authority of the SEC to address any outstanding issues.
AFR sent materials to the hill regarding various Senate resolutions and their impact on financial regulation.
AFR sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose HR 1256. This legislation would seriously undermine the CFTC’s efforts to properly regulate extraterritorial derivatives transactions that affect our economy and carry risk for U.S. taxpayers.
AFR sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose HR 677. This legislation would almost completely exempt inter-affiliate swaps from the basic systemic protections created in the Dodd-Frank Act.
AFR sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose HR 1003. This legislation would have a major negative impact on the CFTC’s capacity to implement laws passed by Congress to safeguard our financial system.
AFR sent a letter to members of Congress today urging them to oppose HR 992/S.474, the “Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act”.
AFR signed onto a letter with national and statewide public interest groups supporting the confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB.