Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm headquartered in New York City serving a diversified group of corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. Morgan Stanley also operates in 36 countries around the world, with over 600 offices and a workforce of over 60,000. The company reports US$779 billion as assets under its management. It is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Campaign Finance$19,047,716 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.
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.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of Morgan Stanley
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Morgan Stanley $30,530,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.698 Industrial Bank Holding Company Act of 2007 S.1356 Industrial Bank Holding Company Act of 2007 H.R.1944 H.R.749 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the subpart F exemption for active financing income. H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009 H.R.1509 H.R.3505 Securities Law Technical Corrections Act of 2007 S.636 Reduce Wasteful Tax Forms Act of 2007 S.940
RegulationsMentioned in 730 dockets; Submitted to 19 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 "Morgan Stanley" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 OCC Risk-Based Capital Guidelines: Market Risk 2010
- Toggle 2 OCC Volcker Rule - Prohibition on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2011
- Toggle 2 Credit Risk Retention 2013
- Toggle 1 CFPB Regulation Z; Truth in Lending 2011
- Toggle 1 EBSA Prohibited Transaction Exemption for Provision of Investment Advice to Individual Retirement and Similar Plans 2006
- Toggle 1 EBSA Hearing on Computer Model Investment Advice Programs For IRAs 2007
- Toggle 1 IRS Guidance on Reporting Interest Paid to Nonresident Aliens 2011
- Toggle 1 FAA Ineligibility for an Airman Certificate Based on Security Grounds 2003
- Toggle 1 OCC Regulatory Capital Rules (Part II): Standardized Approach for Risk-weighted Assets; Market Discipline and Disclosure Requirements 2012
- Toggle 1 OCC Regulatory Capital Rules (Part I): Regulatory Capital, Minimum Regulatory Capital Ratios, Capital Adequacy, Transition Provisions 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 18 OCC Volcker Rule - Prohibition on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2011
- Toggle 15 EPA Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard for Electric Generating Units 2011
- Toggle 12 Credit Risk Retention 2013
- Toggle 11 OCC Credit Risk Retention by Securitizers 2011
- Toggle 10 OCC Risk-Based Capital Guidelines: Market Risk 2010
- Toggle 9 FSOC Recommendation Regarding Money Market Mutual Fund Reform 2012
- Toggle 8 EPA Criteria and Standards for Cooling Water Intake Structures 2008
- Toggle 8 HUD Credit Risk Retention 2011
- Toggle 8 EPA Preliminary 2006 Effluent Guidelines Program Plan 2004
- Toggle 7 Regulatory Capital Rules: Regulatory Capital, Enhanced Supplementary Leverage Ratio Standards for Certain Bank Holding Companies and Their Subsidiary Insured Depository Institutions 2013
EPA Violations2 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Air Products & Chemical, Inc Et Al||Morgan Stanley Services Company, Inc (+40 others)||2005||Elkton, Md||$24,500,000|
|Agere Systems, Et Al||Morgan Stanley Services (+138 others)||2007||Elkton, Md||$11,300,000|
Advisory Committees23 people on 23 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 "Morgan Stanley" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of the Treasury 6 people on 6 committees
- Toggle Commodity Futures Trading Commission 3 people on 4 committees
- Toggle Department of Energy 4 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of State 3 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 2 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 2 committees
- Toggle Antitrust Modernization Commission 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Securities and Exchange Commission 1 person on 1 committee