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˹ŵ˾app 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

Policy Research and Advocacy

˹ŵ˾app 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.

Comment Letters

We respond to current issues and proposed regulations and legislation related to ethical conduct, professional standards, and integrity in global capital markets.

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Experts and Committees

Our global team of experts lead policy research and commentary in collaboration with ˹ŵ˾app charterholders, think tanks, and standard setters.

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September 2020 ˹ŵ˾app Institute Advocacy Update (PDF)

˹ŵ˾app Institute is focused on investment protection and market integrity. We testified to the DOL; issued reports on ESG standards, climate change, MiFID II, Asia stewardship; and responded to IFRS sustainability, and ESMA guidelines on leveraged risk.

Featured Research

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Policy Positions and Research

Asia-Pacific Research Exchange

Share, learn, and engage on industry topics and trends specific to the Asia-Pacific region.

Market Integrity Insights

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