Articles tagged with: SEC
AFR joined more than a dozen organizations in sending a letter to members of Congress urging that they oppose HR 1062, the “SEC Regulatory Accountability Act”. This legislation would imperil the implementation of many important financial regulatory rules by adding numerous unnecessary procedural requirements to rulemakings by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
“Think of the precedent… rushing forward with the aspects of the rule supported by industry while offering the faint possibility that the commission might one day get around to addressing the concerns raised by investors.”
AFR joined more than twenty public interest groups in sending a letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White advocating for effective regulation of executive compensation.
AFL-CIO, AFR, and Consumer Federation of America sent a letter to SEC Chairman Mary Jo White arguing that the Commission needs to re-propose the general solicitation rulemaking for the JOBS act in order to incorporate basic investor protections not included in the proposed rule.
Congress and the SEC need to stand firm in supporting the common-sense principle that all those providing financial advice to municipalities must put the best interests of taxpayers first.