Letters to Regulators: Coalition Letter to the CFPB on PACE financing
SAVE THE DATE: JOIN AFR ED FUND AT ITS ‘BIG BANK REGULATION UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’ CONFERENCE
On March 7, 2019, AFR Education Fund and 25 organizations submitted a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the need for strong consumer protections for Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) loans. Read or download a pdf version of this letter
Joint Letter: Letter to FHFA on Language Access
Join us on May 21st for an analysis and discussion of the important developments in the regulation and supervision of large banks, and their effects on financial stability and economic security. View the details here, or below.
Letters to Regulators: AFR Education Fund letter to the CFTC regarding proposed rule on Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement
On April 18, 2019, AFR’s Language Access Task Force and several organizations sent a letter to the Federal Housing Finance Agency in support of its efforts to improve language access for Limited English Proficient borrowers. View or download a pdf copy of the letter.
AFR-CEPR Research: Small Donations Show Growing Power of Grassroots Vs. Wall Street
On March 15, 2019, Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund sent a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission expressing several concerns regarding the agency’s “Swap Execution Facilities and Trade Execution Requirement” proposed rules. Read or download a PDF version of the letter.
Letters to Regulators: AFR Education Fund sent a letter to the FTC opposing the Staples-Essendant merger
New members of Congress demonstrated substantially less reliance on money from the financial services industry than incumbents who won re-election in 2018. First-term Democratic members of the House raised, on average, 17 percent of the money for their campaign committees from small donors, compared with 9.4 percent by Democratic incumbents who won re-election.
Joint Letter: 9 groups oppose the CFPB’s proposed changes to its no-action letter policy and new sandbox proposal
February 27, 2019 Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund commented on a Proposed Consent Agreement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will permit the merger of Staples and Essendant. In the letter, AFR Education Fund urged the FTC to follow the logic of its own staff analysis and overrule the merger. Follow this link […]
Joint Letter: 80 groups oppose CFPB’s no-action letter and sandbox proposal
9 groups oppose the CFPB’s proposed changes to its no-action letter policy and new sandbox proposal
Joint Letter: Letter urging the CFPB to oppose the banking agencies’ proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold
Letter from 80 groups opposing the CFPB’s changes to its no-action letter policy and new sandbox proposal
Joint Letter: Letter to the OCC, FDIC, and Fed Opposing Proposal to Raise Appraisal Exemption Threshold
Letter urging the CFPB to oppose the banking agencies’ proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold
Letter to the OCC, FDIC, and Fed opposing proposal to raise the appraisal exemption threshold