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April 28, 1992 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American Express Co. Chairman and Chief Executive James D. Robinson III personally approved payments to two company operatives who were deeply involved in the company's smearcampaign against rival banker Edmond Safra, according to a former company executive and a new book by financial writer Bryan Burrough. Harry L. Freeman, a former executive vice president of American Express, said in an interview Monday that Robinson had approved the payments to the two operatives.
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April 28, 1992 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American Express Co. Chairman and Chief Executive James D. Robinson III personally approved payments to two company operatives who were deeply involved in the company's smearcampaign against rival banker Edmond Safra, according to a former company executive and a new book by financial writer Bryan Burrough. Harry L. Freeman, a former executive vice president of American Express, said in an interview Monday that Robinson had approved the payments to the two operatives.
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BUSINESS
April 12, 1988 | Associated Press
Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc. on Monday defended its role in the hostile takeover attempt of Koppers Co. against senators' claims that the American Express Co. subsidiary had crossed the line between banking and commerce. "From an American Express Co. viewpoint, not only do we think this to be a Shearson transaction and activity in the normal course of its business, but we also view the uproar by some allies of Koppers as ill-informed, provocative and ill-advised," Harry L.
BUSINESS
October 25, 1989 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration unveiled a formal proposal Tuesday that for the first time would extend global trading rules to cover the burgeoning services sector, which accounts for 68% of the U.S. economy and 90% of all new jobs in this country. The sweeping new provisions, which Washington is putting forward at the global trade liberalization talks now under way in Geneva, are designed to guarantee that services can be marketed worldwide as easily as goods and that all firms are treated fairly.
NEWS
November 28, 1999 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The global economy, or so its boosters proclaim, is luring the world into a future of fantastic riches--and no country will enjoy a greater windfall than the United States. But a growing cadre of critics broods over darker visions.
BUSINESS
July 21, 1991 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the grand scheme of things, it wasn't a blockbuster disclosure--just the type of embarrassing surprise that has been cropping up all too regularly for American Express and its Shearson Lehman Bros. unit. Shearson's brokers aggressively hawked America West Airlines' stock on the basis of an enthusiastic "buy" recommendation from the brokerage's airline industry analyst. The analyst changed it to a "sell" June 26, the day before the airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1985 | CHRIS WELLES, Times Staff Writer
Slowly sipping a soft drink in his suite overlooking the Hudson River, James D. Robinson III, chairman of American Express, is a study in repose. His voice is soft and smooth, as are his cherubic face, whose unfurrowed complexion resembles that of a child, and his manner, which is unassuming, courteous, even deferential.
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