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Regulatory Issues

Aug. 5, 2016 - The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding auditing standards.

July 22, 2016 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging bank regulators to better regulate executive pay to prevent a future financial crisis as required by Dodd-Frank Act Section 956. 

July 21, 2016 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging the SEC to improve the quality and quantity of information that public companies are required to disclose under SEC Regulation S-K. 

July 7, 2016 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging the IRS to limit the ability of foreign multinational corporations to shift corporate profits from the United States under IRC Section 385.

July 6, 2016 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging the IRS to curb tax dodging by American companies that move their legal residence offshore through a corporate inversion under IRC Section 7874.

February 1, 2016 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging the Federal Reserve to require that banks enhance their loss-absorbing capacity for financial stability.

December 7, 2015 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging FASB to withdraw its proposals to redefine materiality that would weaken corporate disclosure requirements.

November 20, 2015 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter urging the SEC to resist weakening corporate disclosure  requirements as part of the SEC’s disclosure effectiveness initiative.

Sept. 29, 2015 - The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding audit quality indicators.

Sept. 14, 2015 - The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding executive pay clawbacks.

Sept. 8, 2015 - The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding audit committee disclosures.

Aug. 31, 2015 - The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding the disclosure of the names of audit engagement partners.

July 29, 2015 - The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board regarding the auditor’s use of the work of specialists.

July 6, 2015 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter  to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the SEC’s proposed pay ratio disclosure rule.

June 30, 2015 – The AFL-CIO submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission on the SEC’s proposed pay-versus-performance rule.

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