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AFR Comment Letter: Determination of Systemically Important Non-Banks
December 19, 2011 – 1:38 pm

AFR submitted a regulatory comment letter to the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) supporting broad authorization for designation of nonbank financial companies that could pose a threat to the financial system.

AFR, NCLC, and Allies Comment Letter: Financial Inclusion Critical to Economy Recovery
November 16, 2011 – 5:37 pm

AFR along with NCLC and other allies submitted a comment to the Department of Treasury on finanical inclusion.

AFR Opposes Exempting Forex Swaps and Forwards from Clearing and Exchange Requirements
June 5, 2011 – 2:34 pm

AFR submitted a joint comment with Professor Michael Greenberger of the University of Maryland on Treasury proposal to exempt foreign exchange swaps and forwards from clearing and exchange trading requirements under Dodd-Frank. The letter pointed out that Treasury had not provided any evidence supporting its case that foreign exchange derivatives did not pose systemic risk, and in fact there is very strong evidence from the 2008 financial crisis and today that they do pose such risks.

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

View the PDF version here
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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 …

Exemption of Foreign Exchange Swaps and Forwards is Not Justified
November 30, 2010 – 12:22 pm

Read the pdf version of the letter here.
November 29, 2010
The Honorable Timothy Geithner
Secretary
United States Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
CC: Chairman Gary Gensler, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CC: Chairman Mary L. Schapiro, U.S. …