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Mutual Funds Hold Back Political Spending Transparency

Comment: “Materiality,” File Reference No. 2015-300

Take Action: Bartlett Naylor of Public Citizen sent me the following draft sign-on comment letter to FASB/SEC regarding their concept release to redefine “materiality” from information that “could” be important to investors to information that “would” be considered important. If you agree with us that regulators shouldn’t be reducing the volume information that “could” be […]

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Posting Begins for Proxy Plumbing Comments

The SEC has begun posting public comments regarding their Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy System. I will probably focus my own review on Part IV, section B. “Means to Facilitate Retail Investor Participation.” I sent in a set of initial comments dated 7/16/10, which focus on the need for an An Open Proposal for […]

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SEC Concept Release on Proxy Voting + Table of Contents

On July 14, 2010, the SEC published its Concept Release on the U.S. Proxy System, aka proxy plumbing. Mark Latham, a member of the SEC Investor Advisory Committee (SECIAC) and author of VoterMedia Finance Blog created a Table of Contents with page numbers, which you can download from his blog in doc and pdf formats. […]

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Proxy Plumbing Concept Release

As expected, the SEC met this morning and unanimously approved a concept release on revamping portions of the U.S. Proxy System. There is a 90-day public comment period for this release. The SEC staff will collect comments and, if they deem it necessary, make a recommendation to the SEC commissioners for a rule change or […]

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