After Aetna Slip, Insurers Urged To Reveal Political Payouts

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 4:27 PM EDT) -- Watchdog groups urged securities and insurance regulators Monday to force insurers and other companies to disclose political spending, prompted in part by Aetna Inc.'s recent accidental disclosure of nearly $8 million funneled to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a center-right political group.

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, the Government Accountability Project and others sent letters to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, arguing that corporate shareholders and insurance policyholders have a right to know what companies...
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