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30 March, 2009 - cmfi

On March 30, 2009, the Coalition of Mutual Fund Investors (CMFI) released a White Paper on the problems presented by hidden, third-party mutual fund accounts.  CMFI's White Paper analyzes the risks of increased arbitrage payments in hidden accounts, and suggests several solutions to bring full transparency to these accounts, in order to protect the interests of individual investors.
 
Click on this link to our CMFI Studies Page to review the CMFI White Paper: http://www....

29 January, 2009 - cmfi

On January 29, 2009, the Coalition of Mutual Fund Investors (CMFI) received a written response to its December 2008 letter to then-SEC Chairman Christopher Cox, urging the Commission to tackle the problems of hidden omnibus accounts and third-party payments to intermediaries.  Both of these regulatory problems require significantly more transparency, according to the Coalition's letter of December 15, 2008.
 
The SEC's response reflects the current views of the staff at the agency.  Click here to read this SEC letter:...

23 October, 2008 - cmfi

The Coalition of Mutual Fund Investors (CMFI) sent a letter to the Treasury Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 23, 2008, regarding the Federal government's money market guarantee program.  The CMFI letter recommends that SEC Rule 22c-2 be used to improve the protections available to individual investors, if a money market fund is forced to liquidate in the current financial crisis.

 

Click on the following link to review this letter from the Regulatory Tracker section of the CMFI website:...