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Letter to Regulators: Letter to the Department of Labor urging it to withdraw a proposal that would impose new burdens and costs on retirement plans.

AFREF submitted a letter to the Department of Labor urging it to withdraw a rule proposal that would impose onerous costs and process requirements on private sector retirement plans when deciding whether and how to vote on matters brought to a vote at public companies’ annual meetings. It will impose costs on retirement savers and undermine advances on corporations’ integration of environmental, social and governance factors, including those that have a material financial impact on long-term investment performance

Letter to Regulators: AFR Ed Fund urges SEC to withdraw misguided proposed rules on proxy advisors and resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals

Read or download the full PDF version of the letter. The AFR Education Fund sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing proposed changes to rules concerning proxy voting advisors and resubmission thresholds for shareholder proposals. Taken together, the changes will dramatically reduce