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Investor Protection Advocate Barbara Roper Joins SEC as Senior Advisor to Chairman Gensler

Barbara Roper, currently the Director of Investor Protection for the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), has joined the Securities and Exchange Commission as Senior Advisor to the Chair. In a public statement, the SEC said that Roper’s focus will be on issues relating to retail investor… Read More

UK’s Consumer Finance Association Questions Whether Forbearance During COVID-19 Crisis Should be Reflected on Credit Records

The UK’s Consumer Finance Association (CFA), a trade association of non-bank lenders that represents alternative consumer credit providers, recently questioned whether forbearance during the COVID- 19 crisis should be reflected or shown on credit files. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has provided guidelines that may… Read More

Don’t Crush the Ability of Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Raise Capital

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering substantial increases in the Regulation D thresholds for “accredited investor” income and net worth, which would reduce the pool of potential investors in small businesses and start-up companies by 60 percent to 70 percent. This will impede… Read More

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