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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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist for Better... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist for Better... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 29, 2020 Contact: Pamela Russell at 202-618-6433 or prussell@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C.  –  Joseph R. Cisewski, Senior Derivatives Consultant and Special... Read More
Better Markets has filed a comment letter urging the SEC to approve a proposal that would give investors and asset managers access to “timely, content-rich and affordable market data.” In its comment letter,... Read More
Predatory high-frequency traders cost investors billions a year. By exploiting technical quirks in the systems individuals use to trade stocks, they are able to turn huge profits at the expense of savers, retirees, and... Read More
On May 22, Better Markets filed a comment letter on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) recently proposed rulemakings to amend certain public swaps reporting and related regulations.  Most notably,... Read More
Better Markets submitted a comment letter earlier this month to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to its proposal to set position limits in derivatives markets for 25 commodities. The CFTC proposal... Read More
Better Markets has called on bank regulators to strengthen, not weaken, limits on capital distributions via dividends and executive bonuses during the unfolding pandemic and economic crisis. This was in response to a... Read More

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