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What People are Saying

“Of all the civil society organizations seeking to promote financial stability, Dennis Kelleher’s Better Markets stands out.”
- Simon Johnson, New York Times columnist
“Wall Street keeps pounding Washington. Fighting any attempt to rein in the too big to fail banks. Who’s fighting back? Better Markets.”
- Corporate Crime Reporter
“They are the one organization on the line making the pro-reform points that have to be made in order for the regulators to say ‘We passed this regulation because we know this.’”
- Former Senator Ted Kaufman
“It’s good to get some balance into the mix. My mom and your mom don’t usually have somebody [like Better Markets]”
- Gary Gensler, Former CFTC Chairman
“A point made forcefully by Dennis Kelleher; his blog at Better Markets is a must-read for anyone who cares about financial regulatory reforms.”
- The New York Times (Read More)
"Better Markets encourages a free flow of reform-minded ideals by bringing transparency and some small counterweight to the lobbying goliath of Wall Street."
- Former Special Inspector General, TARP
“Dennis Kelleher and his team at Better Markets have consistently pushed for financial reform that will help protect the U.S. economy from another financial crash. They are strong partners in the fight to level the playing field for middle class families, and have been persistent fighters for the American people, their jobs, savings and retirements.”
- Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
“On the front-lines of this effort is Better Markets, a relatively new advocacy group pushing to ensure new regulations are as strong as possible.”
- Braking the Banks (Read More)
Under the group’s president, Dennis Kelleher, Betters Markets has become one of the most outspoken proponents of tougher financial regulation.
- New York Times (Read More)
“Kelleher, a former attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, has become well-known for his critique of both Wall Street banks and regulators who he has often accused of failing to hold the banks accountable for wrongdoing.”
- Reuters (Read More)
"It's more important than ever that consumers and taxpayers have strong advocates like Dennis and Better Markets to stand up for ordinary Americans."
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