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.

How We Do This

  • CFA Institute takes positions on key issues by engaging in evidence-based advocacy, calling on the collective knowledge of our members and a diverse network of experts. Scroll down to select specific issues and research.
  • We respond to current issues and proposed regulations and legislation related to ethical conduct, professional standards, and integrity in global capital markets.
  • Our global team of experts lead policy research and commentary in collaboration with CFA charterholders, think tanks, and standard setters.

Advocacy Update

CFA Institute launches SPAC working group; calls for multiple investor protection rules. Also, Archegos meltdown heralds regulatory action; GAMESTOP teaches policy lessons; a ban on DSC is a win for Canadians; balance in SPACs is promoted in Asia.

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Policy Positions and Research

Advocacy Research Topics & Policy Positions

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    Market Integrity Insights

    Market Integrity Insights blog is a forum for providing analysis and commentary on the integrity of global capital markets.

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