Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

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Letter to Regulators: AFR urges the Dept of ED not to create barriers to emergency relief

Americans for Financial Reform wrote to the Department of Education to voice concerns with two applications they have proposed for higher education institutions seeking access to emergency relief funds. In addition to creating barriers to accessing the funds, the forms are not available in Spanish, which will preclude potential applicants in Puerto Rico from accessing needed funds.

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Letters to Congress: AFR urges support for the U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2016

AFR support the U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2016 to close an egregious, decades-old loophole that exempted companies in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and any other United States territory from the Investment Company Act of 1940 – a loophole that denied residents the basic investor protections afforded to residents of the mainland United States.