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Press Releases

  • Consumer's Guide to the Financial Regulatory Reform Conference Committee Shows How Americans Will Benefit from Key Provisions, 06/14/10. (PDF)
  • Consumer Federation Hails Senate Passage of Historic Financial Reform Legislation, 5/20/10. (PDF)
  • Consumers' Guide to Senate Banking Markup, 3/22/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Applauds Senator Dodd For Moving Forward on Financial Reforms, Calls for Improvements to Protect Consumers and Investors, 3/15/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Hails House Passage of H.R. 4173, "The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act," 12/11/09. (PDF)
  • CFA Responds to the Passage of the Investor Protection Act out of the House Financial Services Committee, 11/4/09. (PDF)
  • House Financial Services Committee Vote on SOX Rollback Will Test Commitment to Pro-Investor Reform, 10/28/09. (PDF)
  • Investors' Mutual Fund Purchase Practices at Odds with Investor Educators' Recommendations, 06/12/06. (PDF)
  • Criticisms of Fee Reductions in Alliance Settlement are Baseless, 12/22/03. (Read More)
  • Leading Consumer Groups Outline Mutual Fund Reform Agenda, 11/25/03. (Read More)
  • Investors Waste Hundreds of Millions Annually on Over-priced Money Market and S&P 500 Index Funds , 07/23/03. (Read More)
  • SEC Continues to Ignore Mutual Fund Shareholder Concerns, Nation's Leading Consumer and Investor Groups Charge, 01/14/03. (PDF)

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Studies

  • Can the Internet Transform Disclosures for the Better? 01/13/2014. (PDF)
  • Investors' Mutual Fund Purchase Practices, 06/12/06. (PDF)
  • A Pro-Investor Blueprint for Mutual Fund Reform, 11/25/03. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • CFA Opposes Tester and Thume Amendments to the STOCK Act, 02/01/12. (PDF)
  • CFA letter to SEC opposing proposal to eliminate requirement that money market mutual funds limit their holdings to securities with highest credit ratings, 04/26/11. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to SEC on Issuer Review of Assets in Offerings of Asset-Backed Securities, 11/16/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Congress to Pass the Dodd-Frank Conference Report Immediately, House Version, 06/28/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Congress to Pass the Dodd-Frank Conference Report Immediately, Senate Version, 06/28/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Conferees to Protect Investors and Restore Provisions Weakened in the Senate Counter-Offer, 06/21/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Urges Conference Committee to Reject Harkin Amendment to Exempt Equity-Indexed Annuities and Similar Hybrid Products from Securities Regulation, 06/21/10. (PDF)
  • Coalition Calls on Congress to Reject Equity-Indexed Annuities Preemption Amendment, 06/14/10. (PDF)
  • CFA Outlines Investor Protection Title Priorities for Congressional Conference Committee, 06/14/10. (PDF)
  • Consumer Group Letter Urges SEC to Improve Proposed Mutual Fund Point of Sale Disclosures, 12/06/04. (PDF)
  • SEC Comment Letter by Consumer Groups on Investment Company Governance, 03/10/04. (PDF)
  • Hidden Fees, Misgovernance and Other Practices that Harm, 01/27/04. (PDF)
  • Comments of National Consumer Organizations on SEC Mutual Fund Multi-Manager Proposal, 01/12/04. (PDF)
  • Analysis of Criticisms of the New York Attorney General's Fee Reduction Settlement with Alliance Capital Management, 12/22/03. (PDF)

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