Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (former NYSE ticker symbol LEH) (pronounced /ˈliːmən/) was a global financial services firm (4th largest investment bank in the USA behind Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch) which, until declaring bankruptcy in 2008, participated in business in investment banking, equity and fixed-income sales, research and trading, investment management, private equity, and private banking. It was a primary dealer in the U.S. Treasury securities market. Its primary subsidiaries included Lehman Brothers Inc., Neuberger Berman Inc., Aurora Loan Services, Inc., SIB Mortgage Corporation, Lehman Brothers Bank, FSB, Eagle Energy Partners, and the Crossroads Group. The firm's worldwide headquarters were in New York City, with regional headquarters in London and Tokyo, as well as offices located throughout the world.
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Campaign Finance$10,479,272 Given
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- 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.
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- 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.
State vs. Federalin dollars
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 Lehman Brothers
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Lehman Brothers $6,490,000 Fleishman-Hillard Inc $620,000 Peabody Holding $0
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Natural Resources,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Clean Air & Water,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Indian/Native American Affairs,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3221 Federal Housing Finance Reform Act of 2008 H.R.5579 Emergency Mortgage Loan Modification Act of 2008 S.1356 Industrial Bank Holding Company Act of 2007 S.2452 Home Ownership Preservation and Protection Act of 2007 H.R.556 National Security Foreign Investment Reform and Strengthened Transparency Act of 2007 H.R.2015 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2007 H.R.3505 Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2005 H.R.3915 Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2007 H.R.4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 H.R.4626 CFTC Reauthorization Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 538 dockets; Submitted to 22 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 "Lehman Brothers" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 SEC Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. and Its Affiliates 2006
- Toggle 1 CFTC 17 CFR Part 1 Account Identification for Eligible Bunched Orders 1998
- Toggle 1 DOT 2005/2006 U.S.-China Air Services Case and Designations 2004
- Toggle 1 CFTC 17 CFR Parts1 and 30 Access to Automated Boards of Trade 1999
- Toggle 1 CFTC 17 CFR Part 30 Exemption from Registration for Certain Foreign FCMs and IBs 1999
- Toggle 1 SEC Comments on Amendments to Regulation SHO 2007
- Toggle 1 CFTC Commodity Futures Trading Commission 17 CFR Part 1 Account Identification for Eligible Bunched Orders
- Toggle 1 CFTC 17 CFR Part 1 Investment of Customer Funds 2003
- Toggle 1 SEC Comments on Policy Statement: Interagency Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities 2004
- Toggle 1 CFTC 17 CFR Part 38 Conflicts of Interest in Self-Regulation and Self-Regulatory Organizations 2003
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 65 SEC Amendments to Regulation SHO 2008
- Toggle 48 SEC President's Working Group Report on Money Market Fund Reform (Request for Comment) 2010
- Toggle 32 FSOC Recommendation Regarding Money Market Mutual Fund Reform 2012
- Toggle 28 SEC Comments on Proposed Rule: Money Market Fund Reform; Amendments to Form PF 2013
- Toggle 27 SEC Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. and Its Affiliates 2006
- Toggle 19 SEC Comments on Proposed Rule: Money Market Fund Reform 2009
- Toggle 16 FSOC Authority To Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies 2011
- Toggle 15 SEC Comments on Indexed Annuities and Certain Other Insurance Contracts 2008
- Toggle 12 OCC Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities 2011
- Toggle 11 SEC Comments on Proposed Rule: Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2011
Federal Spending2 contracts
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Lehman Brothers Incorporated||2008||Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation||INVESTMENT ADVICE||$1,875,000|
|Lehman Brothers Incorporated||2008||Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation||INVESTMENT ADVICE||$1,125,000|
Advisory Committees11 people on 11 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 "Lehman Brothers" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Defense 2 people on 5 committees
- Toggle Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 3 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Energy 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Education 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of the Treasury 1 person on 1 committee