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AFR to CFTC: Establish Position Limits for Derivatives Market
March 29, 2011 – 10:12 am

Read the pdf of our letter here.
March 28th, 2011
Mr. David A. Stawick
Secretary
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Center
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20581
Re: RIN 3038–AD15 and 3038–AD16; Position Limits For Derivatives
Dear Mr. Stawick:
On behalf of Americans …

Damon Silvers’ Congressional Testimony
March 16, 2011 – 5:28 pm

Damon Silvers, Policy Director and General Counsel at the AFL-CIO and member of the AFR Executive Committee, testified today before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Read his testimony here.

AFR Statement on Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Hearing
March 16, 2011 – 9:22 am

Washington, DC – Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), a coalition of more than 250 national and state organizations working together for strong financial reform, issued the following statement:
Damon Silvers, Policy Director and Special Counsel at …

CFTC Requirements for Swap Execution Facilities
March 9, 2011 – 10:06 am

Read the pdf of our letter here.
 
March 8th, 2011
Mr. David A. Stawick
Secretary Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Center
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20581

Re: RIN Number 3038–AD18; Core Principles and Other Requirements for Swap Execution …

CMOC Releases List of over 50 Studies Showing Effects of Speculation on Energy, Food Prices
February 25, 2011 – 9:33 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jim Collura
Tel: (202) 584-0160 February 23, 2011
Cell: (202) 441-8857
Email: jimcollura@nefi.com
http://commoditymarketsoversight.org/
COALITION RELEASES LIST OF OVER 50 STUDIES
SHOWING EFFECTS OF SPECULATION ON ENERGY, FOOD PRICES
Market Behavior Result of Speculation and Financialization, Studies Find
WASHINGTON, D.C. – …

AFR’s Comment Letter to the SEC/CFTC: Tighten Definitions To Prevent Loopholes For Big Banks
February 23, 2011 – 11:09 am

February 22nd, 2011
Mr. David A. Stawick, Secretary
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington DC 20581
Ms. Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549-1090
Re: SEC File No. S7–39–10; Definition of …

AFR’s Comment Letter to CFTC on End-User Exemption to Mandatory Clearing of Swaps
February 23, 2011 – 11:01 am

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February 22nd, 2011
David A. Stawick, Secretary
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC  20581
Re: RIN 3038–AD10 – End-User Exception to Mandatory Clearing of Swaps
Dear Mr. Stawick:
On behalf of Americans …

AFR Letter on Transparency in the Forex Market
February 11, 2011 – 12:58 pm

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Americans for Financial Reform
1629 K St NW, 10th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006
202.466.1885
February 10th. 2011
The Honorable Timothy Geithner
Secretary
United States Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
CC: Chairman …