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August 3, 1996 | From Associated Press
After a lengthy delay, the Senate on Friday approved Washington lawyer Brooksley E. Born as the next chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Also approved as a CFTC commissioner is David Spears, a former aide to GOP presidential hopeful Bob Dole. The CFTC supervises the nation's commodities and futures markets. Born, 55, is a partner with the prominent law firm of Arnold & Porter. She was considered a candidate for U.S.
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August 3, 1996 | From Associated Press
After a lengthy delay, the Senate on Friday approved Washington lawyer Brooksley E. Born as the next chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Also approved as a CFTC commissioner is David Spears, a former aide to GOP presidential hopeful Bob Dole. The CFTC supervises the nation's commodities and futures markets. Born, 55, is a partner with the prominent law firm of Arnold & Porter. She was considered a candidate for U.S.
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May 3, 1990
Jose (Tony) Deleu, 47, a butler who claimed that he was fired by a Manhattan socialite because he had AIDS. Deleu had filed a $1.5-million discrimination lawsuit against France Scaife, wife of an heir to the Mellon family fortune and a committeewoman on the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force. Deleu's attorney, David Spears, said the discrimination claim was recently dropped because of a loophole in the state anti-discrimination law that exempts domestics.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1989
U. S. Atty. William Braniff disclosed on Thursday an indictment charging 22 people, believed to be part of a rock cocaine distribution network in Southeast San Diego, with various narcotics and firearm offenses. The indictment names Robert James Moore, 30, as the leader of the group that has dealt substantial quantities of rock cocaine in Southeast and East San Diego.
BUSINESS
May 11, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
A former Morgan Stanley vice president and her husband, an ex-hedge fund analyst at an ING Group unit, were arrested Thursday, accused of illegally parlaying inside information into $600,000 in trading profits. The arrest of the couple came on the same day that a former Morgan Stanley compliance officer, Randi Collotta, and her husband pleaded guilty to federal insider trading charges in a separate case.
BUSINESS
April 3, 1987 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, Times Staff Writer
Two former managers of a major Paine Webber branch office were charged Thursday with helping the investment firm's former top broker to launder more than $700,000 in cash. Indicted on two felony counts each were Joseph P. Tota, 43, former branch manager of the office in Paine Webber's Manhattan headquarters building, and George P. Fahmy, the branch's former operations manager.
BUSINESS
July 1, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
Merrill Lynch & Co. on Wednesday agreed to pay about $25 million to settle U.S. and British charges that it played a role in one of the biggest-ever commodities scandals by helping Sumitomo Corp. manipulate the copper market in 1995. The New York-based brokerage will pay $15 million to settle U.S. regulators' charges that the firm provided more than $500 million through Sumitomo and advised the Japanese trading company on ways to inflate copper prices. Merrill did not admit wrongdoing.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1987 | PAUL RICHTER, Times Staff Writer
A former vice president of and star stockbroker for the Paine Webber brokerage was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday on charges of taking part in a money-laundering scheme in which he and other employees allegedly doctored records to disguise customers' large cash deposits. Gary D.
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