Charles Schwab & Co
The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW), is an American brokerage and banking company, based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1971 by Charles R. "Chuck" Schwab, as a traditional, brick and mortar brokerage firm and investment newsletter publisher. In 1973, the company name changed from First Commander Corporation to Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. The company started offering discount brokerage on May 1, 1975, and would become one of the world's largest discount brokers.
Campaign Finance$5,515,474 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
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Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Charles Schwab & Co
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Charles Schwab & Co $22,938,700
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Computers & Information Tech,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 H.R.302 S.3217 Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2010 H.R.677 Lifetime Income Disclosure Act H.R.3126 Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009 S.267 Lifetime Income Disclosure Act S.557 Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2011 H.R.2577 SAFE Data Act H.R.3185 401(k) Fair Disclosure for Retirement Security Act of 2007 H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 135 dockets; Submitted to 6 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Charles Schwab & Co" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 EBSA Prohibited Transaction Exemption for Provision of Investment Advice to Individual Retirement and Similar Plans 2006
- Toggle 1 EBSA Default Investment Alternatives Under Participant Directed Individual Account Plans 2006
- Toggle 1 FDA The Judicious Use of Medically Important Antimicrobial Drugs in Food-Producing Animals 2010
- Toggle 1 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 2002
- Toggle 1 FSOC Recommendation Regarding Money Market Mutual Fund Reform 2012
- Toggle 1 CSREES Recently Posted CSREES Rules and Notices. Unknown
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 12 FSOC Recommendation Regarding Money Market Mutual Fund Reform 2012
- Toggle 3 TREAS Report on Section 529 College Savings Plans 2009
- Toggle 3 TREAS Review by the Treasury Department of the Regulatory Structure Associated with Financial Institutions 2007
- Toggle 3 Community Reinvestment Act Questions & Answers 2013
- Toggle 3 EPA Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Montana; State Implementation Plan and Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan 2011
- Toggle 3 OCC Risk-Based Capital Guidelines: Market Risk 2010
- Toggle 3 OCC Credit Risk Retention by Securitizers 2011
- Toggle 2 EBSA Default Investment Alternatives Under Participant Directed Individual Account Plans 2006
- Toggle 2 DOT 2005 U.S.-Argentina Combination Frequency Proceeding 2005
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.; Order Approving Proposed Rule Change To Adopt FINRA Rules 1010 (Electronic Filing Requirements for Uniform Forms) and 2263 (Arbitration Disclosure to Associated Persons Signing or Acknowledging Form U4) in the Consolidated FINRA Rulebook 2009
Advisory Committees8 people on 13 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Charles Schwab & Co" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 6 committees
- Toggle Department of the Treasury 3 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Securities and Exchange Commission 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Labor 1 person on 1 committee