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Letters to Regulators: Letter to the Treasury/President’s Working Group on Stablecoin Regulation

AFREF submitted a letter to the Treasury today raising concerns that the President’s Working Group is considering recommending Congress create special bank charters to regulate stablecoins. We instead believe the President’s Working Group should clarify the existing authorities that each of the regulatory agencies have and call on those agencies to exercise their authorities now. We find this especially pertinent given the recent enforcement action brought Friday by the CFTC against Tether.

News Release: 40,000 petitioners to Yellen: Time for bold climate action in new report

Public Citizen, Sierra Club, 350.org, Americans for Financial Reform, Evergreen Action, and Action Center on Race and the Economy today delivered more than 40,000 petition signatures to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen demanding that an upcoming report highlight the gravity of climate threats to our financial system and identify concrete steps that financial regulators should take to address them.