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Open Meeting Agenda
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Agenda as of July 21, 2009. Note that Open Meeting agendas are subject to last-minute changes.

Item: Political Contributions by Certain Investment Advisers
Office:  Division of Investment Management
Staff:  Robert E. Plaze, Sarah A. Bessin, Daniel S. Kahl, Matthew N. Goldin, Melissa A. Roverts

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The Commission will consider whether to propose a rule to address "pay to play" practices by investment advisers. The proposal is designed, among other things, to prohibit advisers from seeking to influence the award of advisory contracts by public entities through political contributions to or for those officials who are in a position to influence the awards.

For further information, please contact Matthew N. Goldin, Division of Investment Management at (202) 551-6726, or Melissa Roverts, Division of Investment Management, at (202) 551-6722.



Modified: 07/21/2009