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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 is tracking a range of new rules and regulations and communicating the investors’ point of view. As always, we provide updates on our positions and advocacy efforts on important policies and reforms that affect the investment community. We continue to garner wide media attention and news coverage around the world.

View September 2021 Advocacy Update (PDF)

Policy Positions and Research


Advocacy Research Topics & Policy Positions

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