Letters to Regulators: Letter to Secretary Yellen on Restoring FSOC’s Ability to Fully Execute its Authority Under Dodd Frank

AFREF and 29 allies sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen urging her to prioritize restoring FSOC’s ability to fully execute its authority under the Dodd-Frank by repealing the SIFI 2019 guidance; developing a data strategy for OFR; and using the statutory authority given in Title I of Dodd-Frank to apply a […]

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Letters to Regulators: Comment Letter on NCUA 2022-2026 Draft Strategic Plan

AFREF submitted comments to the National Credit Union Administration on its strategic plan for 2022-26, urging further incorporation and consideration of climate change, environmental, economic, and racial justice within its strategic goals and regulatory agenda. The post Letters to Regulators: Comment Letter on NCUA 2022-2026 Draft Strategic Plan appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Calling on the SEC to Rescind the 2010 Ford Motor Credit No-Action Letter

AFREF led a letter calling on the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance to rescind the 2010 Ford Motor Credit no-action letter that exempts Credit Rating Agencies from legal liability. The post Letters to Regulators: Letter Calling on the SEC to Rescind the 2010 Ford Motor Credit No-Action Letter appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Comment Letter in Response to the SEC’s Proposed Rule Related to Expanding the Disclosures Around Securities Lending

AFREF submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission supporting several changes to Rule 10c-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that would provide investors and regulators with significantly more information into the currently opaque $1.5 trillion securities lending market. The post Letters to Regulators: Comment Letter in Response to the SEC’s […]

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Letters to Regulators: AFREF Comment on CFPB Proposal to Collect Small Business Lending Data to Enforce Fair Lending Laws

AFREF submitted a comment on the CFPB’s proposal to collect small business lending data to enforce fair lending laws. The post Letters to Regulators: AFREF Comment on CFPB Proposal to Collect Small Business Lending Data to Enforce Fair Lending Laws appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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Letters to Regulators: Comment Letter in Response to CFPB’s Inquiry into Big Tech Payment Platforms

AFREF joined a letter to the CFPB in response to their inquiry into Big Tech payment platforms. The letter urges the CFPB to require person-to-person payment providers to protect consumers from fraud and errors, and to work with the Federal Reserve Board to ensure protections are in place before the Fed launches its new FedNow […]

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Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging the CFPB to Provide Much Needed Oversight for Fintech Credit Products

View or download a PDF of the letter here. AFREF joined a letter urging the CFPB to carefully examine fintech credit products and fee models that are evading consumer protection laws and creating debt traps for consumers. The letter states that the CFPB should supervise The post Letters to Regulators: Letter Urging the CFPB to […]

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Letters to Regulators: Second Comment Letter in Response to CFPB’s Inquiry into Big Tech Payment Platforms

AFREF, American Economic Liberties Project and Revolving Door Project sent a letter to the CFPB in response to their inquiry into Big Tech payment platforms. The letter expresses concern about Big Tech exploitation of digital payments technology, and expresses support for their recently opened inquiry into Big Tech’s power in this vital and growing market. The post […]

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Letters to Regulators: AFREF Joins More Than 100 Groups Calling on CFTC to Shut Down Dangerous Water Futures Market

AFREF joined more than 100 groups in a letter calling on the CFTC to shut down the dangerous water futures market. The post Letters to Regulators: AFREF Joins More Than 100 Groups Calling on CFTC to Shut Down Dangerous Water Futures Market appeared first on Americans for Financial Reform.

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