Better Markets Opposes the CFTC’s Continued Deregulation Endangering the Financial System

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By Better Markets On Monday, Better Markets filed a comment letter on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) proposed exemption from certain U.S. regulations for certain derivatives clearinghouses organized outside of the United States.  Despite the CFTC’s nami...
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Supreme Court Case Threatens One of the SEC’s Most Powerful Weapons to Fight Fraud

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By Better Markets Making crooks and lawbreakers give up their ill-gotten gains is critical to making sure “crime does not pay,” which is key to deterring future crimes.  After all, if you get to keep what you illegally took, that wasn’t yours, then you are incentivized to do...
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Report Shows SEC’s Whistleblower Program Is Wildly Successful, Should Not Be Weakened

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By Better Markets The SEC just submitted its 2019 Annual Report on its Whistleblower Program to Congress, which proves – again – that whistleblowers perform a vital public service by revealing fraudulent and illegal conduct.  The SEC’s Whistleblower Program was created in the Dodd-Frank Act and...
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