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Letters to Regulators: Coalition letter to the CFPB Regarding their Proposal to Delay the Rule on Small Dollar Lending
March 19, 2019 – 9:45 am

On March 18, 2019, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund and a broad coalition of organizations submitted a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expressing concern with their proposal to delay the rule on Small …

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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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 …

Letter To Regulators: Comment On Standardized Approach For Calculating The Exposure Amount Of Derivatives Contracts
February 15, 2019 – 11:21 am

The replacement of the CEM by the SA-CCR would significantly reduce leverage capital requirements for bank derivatives positions, which we believe would cut total capital backing derivatives books at large banks.

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