Policy and Advocacy

Taking positions on key policy issues by engaging in evidence-based advocacy View our Comment Letters

CFA Institute works to advance and promote policies that serve investor protection over commercial interests. We support the creation and adoption of rules and regulatory standards that improve market structure, transparency, and fairness for all investors with the intent to expand investment industry professionalism. We also take positions on key issues by engaging in evidence-based advocacy, calling on the collective knowledge of our members and a diverse network of experts.

EU POLICY - Championing Investor Protection: Shaping EU Financial Regulations 

CFA Institute Global Survey on Inducements

This global survey is an update of a previous one, conducted in 2013, “Restricting Sales Inducements,” which focused on the mis-selling of financial products and the implications of the inducements practice. In light of recent developments, this new survey examines the implications of possible regulations to restrict inducements on the sale of specific investment products. Its findings suggest that a complete ban would fail, and that regulators should focus on improving cost-disclosure standards.
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