SEC Received Over 500K Letters Urging More Political Disclosures

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SEC Received Over 500K Letters Urging More Political Disclosures

The “Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to decide on a new rule that” will force corporations to further disclose political contributions, according to FOX Business Network’s (FBN) Senior Correspondent Charlie Gasparino. Gasparino went on to report that “the SEC received close to 500,000 letters in favor of this increase disclosure” from Advocacy Groups.

Video and excerpts from the report below:

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On the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) deciding on a new rule to further disclose political contributions:

“In April the SEC, the Security and Exchange Commission, is set to decide on the new rule that forces corporations to even go further to disclose their contributions. What this is essentially going to do, is any contribution that a corporation; Dell, JPMorgan, you name it makes to an outside group, a trade group like the U.S. Chamber – will have to be disclosed in a really specific way.”

 

On the SEC receiving close to 500,000 letters from Advocacy Groups:

“Well the SEC has been bombarded with comment letters from Advocacy Groups calling for these additional disclosures and here is a wild number that I never heard before, I think it’s a record. The SEC received close to 500,000 letters in favor of this increase disclosure. These letters have largely come, now here is the kicker, from Advocacy Groups.”