MetLife, Inc. is the holding corporation for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, commonly known as MetLife. The firm was founded on March 24, 1868. For most of its life the company was a mutual organization, but it went public in 2000.
Campaign Finance$8,182,024 Given
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
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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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Lobbying on Behalf of Metlife Inc
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount MetLife Inc $60,200,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 S.2832 Lifetime Income Disclosure Act S.3217 Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2010 H.R.2748 Retirement Security Needs Lifetime Pay Act of 2009 S.1297 Retirement Security for Life Act of 2009 S.267 Lifetime Income Disclosure Act H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009 S.1010 Retirement Security for Life Act of 2007 H.R.4742 SAVE Act of 2009 S.1288 Women's Retirement Security Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 55 dockets; Submitted to 4 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 "Metlife Inc" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 USTR Request for Comments Concerning Free Trade Agreement With the Republic of Korea 2009
- Toggle 1 FSOC Authority To Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies 2011
- Toggle 1 IRS Information Reporting by Foreign Financial Institutions and Withholding on Certain Payments, etc. 2012
- Toggle 1 FSOC Public Input for the Study Regarding the Implementation of the Prohibitions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2010
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 2 OCC Volcker Rule - Prohibition on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2011
- Toggle 2 SEC Commission Guidance Regarding Managements Report on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Under Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 2007
- Toggle 1 SEC MetLife Insurance Company of Connecticut, et al. 2007
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: International Securities Exchange, LLC 2012
- Toggle 1 FTC Granting of Request for Early Termination of the Waiting Period Under the Premerger Notification Rules 2010
- Toggle 1 FRS Banks and bank holding companies: Formations, acquisitions, and mergers 2007
- Toggle 1 OCC Risk-Based Capital Guidelines: Market Risk 2010
- Toggle 1 SEC Suspension of Duty to File Reports for Classes of Asset-Backed Securities 2011
- Toggle 1 FTC Granting of Early Termination of Waiting Period Under Premerger Notification Rules 2011
- Toggle 1 SEC Commission Statement in Support of Convergence and Global Accounting Standards 2010
Advisory Committees2 people on 2 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.