Comment Letters

Application No. D-12011, ZRIN 1210-ZA29 – Improving Investment Advice for Workers and Retirees

Topics: Comment Letter

August 6, 2020 The Office of Exemption Determinations Employee Benefits Security Administration Attention: Application No. D-12011 Suite 400 U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20210 Submitted Electronically via Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov Re: Application No. D-12011, ZRIN 1210-ZA29 – Improving Investment Advice for Workers and Retirees Ladies and Gentlemen: AALU/GAMA…

CEO Thank You Letter on the Passage of the SECURE Act – House

Topics: SECURE Act

January 16, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House U.S. House of Representatives H-232, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 205105 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives H-204, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, We, the undersigned presidents, chief executive officers and chairs would like…

CEO Thank You Letter on the Passage of the SECURE Act – Senate

Topics: SECURE Act

January 16, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate S-230, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Democratic Leader United States Senate S-221, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer, We, the undersigned presidents, chief executive officers and chairs would like to thank you…

Joint Trade Comment Letter on Massachusetts Proposed Fiduciary Standard

Via e-mail: securitiesregs-comments@sec.state.ma.us January 6, 2020 The Honorable William Francis Galvin Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth Attn: Proposed Regulations – Fiduciary Conduct Standard Massachusetts Securities Division One Ashburton Place, Room 1701 Boston, MA 02108 Dear Secretary Galvin: We the undersigned trade associations appreciate the opportunity to comment on the Massachusetts Securities Division’s (“the…

CEO Letter – SECURE Act 11.5.19

November 5, 2019 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate S-230, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Chuck Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate S-221, The Capitol Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer, We, the undersigned presidents, chief executive officers and chairs urge you to take quick…

Re: Comments on Proposed Amendment to N.J.A.C. 13:47A-6.3 and Proposed Rule N.J.A.C. 13:47A-6.4 Regarding a Uniform Fiduciary Standard for Broker-Dealers, Agents, Investment Advisers, and Investment Adviser Representatives

June 14, 2019 Christopher W. Gerold Bureau Chief Bureau of Securities Division of Consumer Affairs 153 Halsey Street, 6th Floor PO Box 47029 Newark, NJ 07101 Submitted Electronically – http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/proposals/pages/default.aspx Re: Comments on Proposed Amendment to N.J.A.C. 13:47A-6.3 and Proposed Rule N.J.A.C. 13:47A-6.4 Regarding a Uniform Fiduciary Standard for Broker-Dealers, Agents, Investment Advisers, and Investment...

Joint Trades Letter: SECURE Act

June 17, 2019 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE: We, the undersigned organizations, are writing to urge you to pass H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement (SECURE) Act. Now is the time to pass this comprehensive bill that will help the families of veterans, small businesses, retirement plan sponsors, cooperatives,…

Re: CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-103083-18)/Proposed Reportable Policy Sale Regulations (REG-103083-18) (“Proposed Reportable Policy Sale Regulations”)

Topics: IRS, Regulation, Treasury Department

May 9, 2019 Via: Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov (REG-103083-18) The Honorable Steven Mnuchin Secretary of the Treasury U.S. Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20220 The Honorable Charles Rettig Commissioner Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20224 CC: PA:LPD:PR (REG-103083-18) Room 5203 Internal Revenue Service P.O. Box 7604…

RE: Excise Tax on Executive Compensation Paid by Tax- Exempt Organizations (Notice 2019-09)

Topics: IRS, Regulation, Tax treatment

April 2, 2019 The Honorable David J. Kautter Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20220 Mr. William M. Paul Acting Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Ave, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20224 RE: Excise Tax on Executive Compensation Paid by Tax- Exempt Organizations (Notice 2019-09) The…

AALU Letter of Support for SECURE Act

April 1, 2019 The Honorable Richard Neal The Honorable Ron Kind Chairman, Ways and Means Committee U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 Washington, D.C. 20515 …… The Honorable Kevin Brady The Honorable Mike Kelly Ranking Member, Ways and Means U.S. House of Representatives Committee Washington, D.C. 20515 U.S. House of…