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Open Meeting Agenda
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Agenda as of June 29, 2010. Note that Open Meeting agendas are subject to last-minute changes.

Item 1: 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

Item 1: Political Contributions by Certain Investment Advisers

The Commission will consider whether to adopt a new rule and related rule amendments under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to address "pay to play" practices by investment advisers. The new rule is designed to prohibit advisers from seeking to influence the award of advisory contracts by public entities by making or soliciting political contributions to or for those officials who are in a position to influence the awards.

For further information, please contact: Melissa Roverts, at 202-551-6722, or Matt Goldin, at 202-551-6726.



Modified: 06/29/2010