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Legislative Proposals to Facilitate Small Business Capital Formation and Job Creation

September 21, 2011 – Written testimony of Arkansas Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure, delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises, outlining the unintended consequences investors could face from legislative efforts to loosen regulations on how new and small businesses raise money.

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Ensuring Appropriate Regulatory Oversight of Broker-Dealers and Legislative Proposals to Improve Investment Adviser Oversight

September 13, 2011 – Written testimony of Pennsylvania Securities Commissioner Steven Irwin, delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises, expressing NASAA’s opposition the creation of an SRO to oversee state regulated investment advisers.

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Dodd-Frank Information Center

September 28, 2010 – “This legislation clearly is going to restructure relationships among regulators. We have an opportunity to strengthen these relationships and to engage in productive discussions about how our shared responsibilities can better protect investors.” – David S. Massey

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Legislative and Policy Letters

    113th Congress (2013-14) 12/04/13 NASAA Letter to House Leadership Regarding H.R. 1105, the Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act 08/02/13 NASAA Letter to Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) regarding H.R. 2998, the Investor Choice Act of 2013 06/18/13 NASAA Letter to House Financial Services Committee Chairman and Ranking Member regarding H.R. 1105, […]

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Enhanced Investor Protection After the Financial Crisis

July 12, 2011 – Written testimony of NASAA President David Massey, delivered to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, discussing how the Dodd-Frank Act has provided enhanced protection to investors.

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The Federal Government’s Role in Empowering Americans to Make Informed Financial Decisions

July 15, 2010 – Written testimony of Montana Deputy Securities Commissioner Lynne Egan, delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises, discussing ways to improve investor education and allow investors to make more informed decisions.

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Corporate Governance and Shareholder Empowerment

April 21, 2010 – Written testimony of Pennsylvania Securities Commission Steven D. Irwin, delivered to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises, urging Congress to take steps to encourage investor confidence.

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NASAA Testimony Before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

January 14, 2010 – Written testimony of NASAA President Denise Voigt Crawford delivered to the United States Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.

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Capital Markets Regulatory Reform: Strengthening Investor Protection, Enhancing Oversight of Private Pools of Capital, and Creating a National Insurance Office

October 6, 2009 – Written testimony of NASAA President Denise Voigt Crawford, delivered to the House Financial Services Committee, regarding improvements to the financial regulatory system.

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S. 1551: The Liability for Aiding and Abetting Securities Violations Act of 2009

September 17, 2009 – Written testimony of Illinois Securities Commissioner Tanya Solov, delivered to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs, discussing liability for aiding and abetting securities violations.

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