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Global Advocacy News and Impact (PDF)

With news breaking around the world affecting our industry—including the much-anticipated SEC vote on Regulation Best Interest and issues surrounding Brexit and EU and UK leadership—we provide you with highlights, reactions, and what the news means to our investment community.

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Americas Policy Briefing Book (PDF)

Spring 2018: This report presents our comment letters to regulators regarding capital markets and investment issues and includes our remarks on regulations and regulatory proposals that we deem important. It also provides examples of content that elucidate our position and outlook on these matters.

Capital Formation: The Evolving Role of Public and Private Markets

Capital formation and implications for investors: A combination of readily available private capital in search of higher returns in a low interest rate environment, as well as less capital-intensive new business models, has served to give new businesses more funding options than ever before. At the same time, there is no need to offer regulatory shortcuts to make public markets more attractive to new businesses seeking funding.

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Leases: What Investors Need to Know About the New Standard

Basics of new US GAAP and IFRS standard which will have significant impact on the balance sheets of many companies including how the income statement and presentation of cash flow treatments will differ under the two standards.

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