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May 4, 1990
Jack Lyons, 47, an award-winning film publicist who played a prominent role in AIDS Project Los Angeles, in which he helped raise funds for Our House--a home for AIDS victims--and organized the "Hollywood Salutes Broadway" benefit at the Music Center. While working as a publicist for Ray Stark, he helped direct the nationwide search for the lead in the film "Annie." In Van Nuys on April 25 of the complications of AIDS.
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August 31, 1990 | From Associated Press
Four businessmen convicted in Britain's biggest financial scandal in decades shared a fatal flaw with some white-collar lawbreakers in America: They knew Ivan F. Boesky. Boesky is the former arbitrager whose alleged lawbreaking set new standards for Wall Street corruption. He reportedly told U.S. authorities about alleged illegal action at Guinness PLC after his 1986 arrest.
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NEWS
May 4, 1990
Jack Lyons, 47, an award-winning film publicist who played a prominent role in AIDS Project Los Angeles, in which he helped raise funds for Our House--a home for AIDS victims--and organized the "Hollywood Salutes Broadway" benefit at the Music Center. While working as a publicist for Ray Stark, he helped direct the nationwide search for the lead in the film "Annie." In Van Nuys on April 25 of the complications of AIDS.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1990 | From Associated Press
Four businessmen convicted in Britain's biggest financial scandal in decades shared a fatal flaw with some white-collar lawbreakers in America: They knew Ivan F. Boesky. Boesky is the former arbitrager whose alleged lawbreaking set new standards for Wall Street corruption. He reportedly told U.S. authorities about alleged illegal action at Guinness PLC after his 1986 arrest.
NEWS
September 25, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Multimillionaire financier Sir Jack Lyons was fined 3 million pounds, or $5.6 million, today for his part in the Guinness takeover scandal, but escaped a jail sentence because of ill health. Southwark Crown Court Judge Sir Denis Henry said Lyons was "guilty of dishonesty on a major scale" and could have expected a three-year prison sentence.
NATIONAL
July 19, 2012 | By Joseph Tanfani, Melanie Mason and Matea Gold
Washington Bureau WASHINGTON - When Mitt Romney launched Bain Capital in 1984, he struggled at first to raise enough money for the untested venture. Old-money families like the Rothschilds turned down the young Boston consultant. So he and his partners tapped an eclectic roster of investors, raising more than a third of their first $37-million investment fund from wealthy foreigners. Most of the foreign investors' money came through corporations registered in Panama, then known for tax advantages and unusual banking secrecy.
NEWS
December 21, 1986 | ANN JOHNSON, Times Community Correspondent
The City Council last week requested the rent records of Palos Verdes Apartments on Los Verdes Drive after the president of the residents association accused management of raising the rents of current residents above what new renters are paying. Michael McCutcheon, regional property manager for Corporate Management Services, which manages the complex, denied the allegation and agreed to supply the council with the records.
BUSINESS
September 2, 1990 | From Associated Press
Four businessmen convicted in Britain's biggest financial scandal in decades shared a fatal flaw with some white-collar lawbreakers in America: They knew Ivan F. Boesky. Boesky is the former arbitrager whose alleged lawbreaking set new standards for Wall Street corruption. He reportedly told U.S. authorities about alleged illegal action at Guinness PLC after his 1986 arrest.
BUSINESS
August 27, 1990 | From Associated Press
Former Guinness PLC Chairman and Chief Executive Ernest Saunders and three co-defendants were found guilty today on 19 of 20 counts of misconduct in connection with the 1986 takeover of a Scottish distiller. The jury at Southwark Crown Court, which deliberated for nearly a week, convicted Saunders, 54, on two charges of conspiracy to contravene the Prevention of Fraud (Investments) Act, eight charges of false accounting and two charges of theft.
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