Articles tagged with: CFTC
AFR sent a letter to the hill urging members of Congress to oppose the House Appropriations Committee’s proposal to cut sorely needed funding for the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC.)
AFR sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to oppose H.R. 1840, legislation that unnecessarily adds over a dozen additional requirements to the already existing statutory cost-benefit requirements for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). These requirements would effectively paralyze the agency’s rule writing capacity, and make it impossible for the CFTC to implement laws passed by Congress to safeguard our financial system.
AFR signed onto to a letter along with more than 50 other organizations, urging members of Congress to support full funding for the CFTC.
AFR sent a letter to the SEC and CFTC urging them to hold the line on their definition of swap dealer and not to radically change it.
Americans for Financial Reform hosted a conference call for reporters and bloggers to discuss the impact of Wall Street speculation on gas prices.