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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   The CFTC’s Failure to Address Electronic Trading Risks Leaves Derivatives Markets... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com   Federal Reserve Deregulation Has Significantly Weakened Financial Rules that Protect Main Street and... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com    Better Markets Releases Report Celebrating 10-Year Anniversary Major Milestone Reflects Nonprofit’s... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 23, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com    CFTC Staff Report on WTI Negative Pricing and Trading Irregularities Lacks Clear Objectives... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 20, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com    Better Markets Applauds CFTC Decision Not to Encourage Regulatory Arbitrage through Expansive... Read More
The CFTC Should Not Have Permanently Codified Supposedly Transitional Exemptions from Competitive Trading  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 19, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   SEC’s Expansion of Dark Markets Will Harm Investors and Public Markets... Read More
In the Middle of a Pandemic, Heartless CFPB Finalizes Rule Benefiting Predatory Debt Collectors at the Expense of Struggling Main Street Families   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 30, 2020 Contact:... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Contact: Pam Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Joseph R. Cisewski, Senior Derivatives Consultant and Special Counsel... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 26, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Keep Your Eyes on the Supreme Court And Your Hands on Your Wallet Judge Barrett’s... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 22, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com     Washington, D.C.  –  Dennis M. Kelleher, President and Chief... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 20, 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 Thursday, October 15, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Joseph R. Cisewski, Better Markets’ Senior Derivatives... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 8, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities... Read More
In a recent brief filed with the Supreme Court, Better Markets urged the court to review a ruling by the 1st Circuit Court that would allow private equity firms to escape liability for pension shortfalls of the companies in... Read More
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has issued a proposed rule that would make it easier for payday lenders to dodge interest rates and consumer protection laws. Better Markets says it’s bad policy and bad... Read More
Better Markets objected to a new SEC rule on shareholder resolutions that will take away the ability of shareholders to hold big corporations and their management responsible for their actions.  One of the SEC’s... Read More
Better Markets expressed disappointment with the CFTC’s recently proposed regulations governing electronic trading principles.  Electronic trading, while often beneficial to market quality, presents complex,... Read More
In late September, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalized a unanimous, bipartisan real-time reporting rule that protects and expands post-trade transparency in the swaps markets. Better Markets applauded its... Read More
Better Markets and several other public advocacy groups submitted a comment letter opposing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposal to establish an advisory opinion program that would allow industry... Read More

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