CPA Letter to SEC re Implementation of the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act

CPA sent the following letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler urging the Commission to swiftly implement the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (P.L 116-222), bipartisan legislation that will ensure that Chinese and other foreign companies traded on U.S. exchanges are subject to the same independent audit requirements that apply to…

CPA Letter to President Biden on Strengthening Implementation of EO 14032 Via Inclusion of Commerce Department Entity List Companies

CPA sent the following letter to President Joe Biden requesting that the administration update Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Non-SDN Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies (NS-CMIC) List with the five Chinese companies that were added to the Commerce Department’s Entity List on June 24, 2021 because they use forced labor. Three of these Chinese…

CPA Letter to President Biden on Capital Markets Sanctions for Chinese Military Companies

CPA sent the following letter to President Joe Biden requesting that the administration add Chinese companies on the Department of Defense’s Chinese Military Companies List to the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Non-SDN Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies (NS-CMIC) List. Executive Order 14032 established the NS-CMIC List as part of the…

CPA Submits Letter on African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Country Eligibility

Jeremy Streatfeild, Director, Office of African Affairs Office of the United States Trade Representative Edward Gresser, Chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee, Office of the United States Trade Representative June 23, 2021 Re: Annual Review of Country Eligibility for Benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, Docket USTR-2021-0009 Dear Messrs. Streatfeild and Gresser,…

CPA Letter to U.S. Representative Kevin Brady on the Environmental Goods Agreement Harming U.S. Manufacturing

CPA sent the following letter to U.S. Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) regarding his letter, signed by House Ways and Means Committee Republicans, urging U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai to resume U.S. negotiations to complete an Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA). The EGA strategy would harm U.S. manufacturing and pursuing tariff reduction historically ends in the loss…

Written Testimony – How U.S. International Tax Policy Impacts American Workers, Jobs, and Investment

On March 25, 2021, David Morse, CPA’s Tax Policy Director submitted a written testimony before the Senate Committee on Finance. As the Senate Committee on Finance conducts a review of U.S. international tax policy about American employment and investment, the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) offered its views as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing…

CPA Suggests Improvements to Buy American Executive Order

CPA sent the following letter to President Biden asking that he take into consideration three suggestions to ensure the strongest Buy American provisions possible.  Dear President Biden: The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) would like to reiterate our thanks following our press release last week supporting your Buy American Executive Order (EO).[1] Your emphasis…