We stand in solidarity with the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the millions of Black people subject to racial oppression, violence, and murder at the hands of the police and of white supremacists.
Americans for Financial Reform led a coalition letter to Majority Leader Schumer and Minority Leader McConnell urging them to pass S. 2190, the Recovering Executive Compensation from Unaccountable Practices (RECOUP) Act. This legislation would make it easier to hold executives accountable — and prevent the excessive risk-taking that leads to bank failures in the first place.
Washington, D.C. – The Federal Trade Commission’s recent action against private equity abuse in the healthcare industry is an important step in protecting patients and fostering competition in anesthesiology practices.
The impending oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the CFPB v. CFSA on Tuesday, October 3, will implicate not only a narrow pay-day rule but potentially years of CFPB enforcement work. Today, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund (AFREF) and the Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC) are sharing evidence of the wide range of CFPB rules and enforcement actions that could be affected by the Supreme Court’s decision.
WASHINGTON – D.C. – Consumer advocates at the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), Community Catalyst, Americans for Financial Reform, National Association of Consumer Advocates, RIP Medical Debt, U.S. PIRG, and Colorado Center on Law and Policy cheer today’s announcement that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is proposing a prohibition on the reporting of all medical debts on credit reports.
Washington, D.C. – The Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to finalize its “Names Rules,” proposed last year, is an important step towards addressing rampant greenwashing and other deceptive and misleading practices by investment funds.
Americans for Financial Reform, the Constitutional Accountability Center, and the Center for Responsible Lending held a press call on Wednesday, Sept. 13, to preview one of the most important cases coming before the Supreme Court this term: CFPB v CFSA, a constitutional challenge to the funding structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Oral arguments in the case are scheduled for Oct. 3.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 18, 2023 CONTACT Carter Dougherty firstname.lastname@example.org Antitrust Agencies Must Boost Scrutiny of Private Equity Buyouts New merger guidelines should confront the powerful and often insidious role played by Wall Street private equity in fostering monopolization across the American economy, according
Americans for Financial Reform sent a letter to the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee supporting the Credit Card Competition Act of 2023. The Credit Card Competition Act will introduce much needed competition in a captured market and benefit consumers.