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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 25, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  – Tim P. Clark, Distinguished Senior Banking Adviser for Better... Read More
This month, the Supreme Court decided not to review a Second Circuit decision on commodity market manipulation (Atlantic Trading USA LLS v. BP P.L.C.). Better Markets had filed a joint amicus brief in April urging the Court... Read More
The Supreme Court issued a ruling this week upholding the SEC’s right to obtain disgorgement from those who violate the securities laws and defraud investors. This is a major win for the SEC and investors everywhere,... Read More
The D.C. Circuit Court ruled on June 16 that the SEC doesn’t have the authority to implement a pilot program that would gather data on trading fees and rebates used by U.S. stock exchanges to attract trading volume.... Read More
In a letter to SEC  Chairman Jay Clayton, Lev Bagramian of Better Markets and seven other public advocates urged the commission to rethink its deregulatory agenda in light of the economic disruptions currently... Read More
Better Markets, the Consumer Federation of America and other allies expressed “grave concerns” about the Department of Labor’s recent decision to clear the way for private equity firms to access the multi-... Read More
Better Markets joined nearly 100 organizations this month in urging the SEC to institute new disclosure requirements for public companies in an effort to protect investors and workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  In... Read More
A new SEC proposal to expand exempt offerings in the private market is a “dangerous change” that would weaken investor protection. Better Markets has called on the SEC to safeguard public markets and protect... Read More
Better Markets has called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s task force to help consumers and not cater to the financial industry. “Millions of Americans who rely on credit cards, auto loans and... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 23, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   WASHINGTON, D.C.—Better Markets joined with AFL-CIO, AFREF, CFA and PIABA in... Read More
Better Markets says a recent FDIC proposal on brokered deposits would “weaken banks and cost taxpayers money.” Earlier this year, the FDIC issued a proposal that would make it easier for less than well... Read More
The SEC Whistleblower Protection and Rewards Program, one of the most successful programs established by the Dodd-Frank Act, is under threat following proposed changes by the SEC that would discourage whistleblowers from... Read More
The Department of Labor’s decision to open up 401Ks to include investments in private equity is “just the latest example of this Administration’s DOL putting retirees’ best interests last,” says... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 22, 2020 Contact:  Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Dennis M. Kelleher, President and Chief Executive... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 22, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist for... Read More
Washington, D.C.  –  Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist for Better Markets, issued the following statement on the comment letter filed with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (... Read More
All of us at Better Markets are deeply saddened by the recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and so many others. That indifference to human life and the humanity of our fellow citizens is shocking... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Thursday, June 4, 2020 Contact: prussell@bettermarkets.com or 202-618-6433    Washington, D.C.  –  Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets,... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Contact: prussell@bettermarkets.com or 202-618-6433   Washington, D.C. – Lev Bagramian, Senior Securities Policy Advisor with Better Markets, issued the... Read More

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