Bank Of America To Publish Political Donations

05/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • By MICHAEL HOWARD SAUL and DAN FITZPATRICK Wall Street Journal

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu has scored a coup in an ongoing national effort to increase corporate transparency after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a century-old ban on corporate political spending.

Fearing the ramifications of the January court ruling, which opens the way for millions of corporate dollars to be poured into this year's elections, the trustees of the city's pension funds and other major institutional investors have begun to demand more transparency and accountability from the companies in which they invest.

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