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SEC Set To Over-Regulate Mutual Fund Industry With Vote on June 23;
CEI President Available For Commentary Criticizing Ruling
Washington – Mutual Funds industry expert Fred L. Smith, Jr., founder and president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), is available for on-air interviews and commentary regarding the SEC’s ruling to mandate independent chairs in an effort to reform the industry. The SEC is expected to implement new regulations on Wednesday, June 23.
Smith is a frequent guest on national television and radio programs to discuss and debate regulatory initiatives and topical policy issues. Providing both analytical and political insights, he has appeared on CNN's “Crossfire,” PBS’s “News Hour with Jim Lehrer” and “Now with Bill Moyers,” ABC's “20/20” and “This Week,” NPR's “Talk of the Nation” and “The Diane Rehm Show,” and “The G. Gordon Liddy Show,” among many others.
WHO: Fred L. Smith, Jr., founder and president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute
WHAT: Available for commentary of SEC action regarding independent chair
WHEN: As needed, Wednesday, June 23 through Thursday, June 24.
Please contact Aaron Walker at 202-572-6205 or [email protected] for interviews.