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July 9, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John S.R. Shad, a former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman who initiated an investigation of Drexel Burnham Lambert and then went on to try to clean up the brokerage as its head, has died. He was 71. Shad died Thursday in New York after heart surgery, said his daughter, Leslie Shad.
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July 9, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
John S.R. Shad, a former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman who initiated an investigation of Drexel Burnham Lambert and then went on to try to clean up the brokerage as its head, has died. He was 71. Shad died Thursday in New York after heart surgery, said his daughter, Leslie Shad.
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BUSINESS
April 6, 1989 | From Associated Press
The former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission has moved into an office at Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. but has not formally accepted the chairman's job, the troubled investment firm said Wednesday. John S. R. Shad, who ordered the government's huge securities fraud investigation of Drexel in 1986, has been working out of an executive suite at the Wall Street firm for several weeks, Drexel spokesman Steven Anreder said.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1990 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drexel Burnham Lambert Group, in bankruptcy proceedings, announced Wednesday that its board is being reorganized to give outsiders a majority and said John S. R. Shad had stepped down as chairman. Ralph S. Saul, a current Drexel board member and former chairman of Cigna Corp., was elected to succeed Shad, who will remain on the board as an outside director. Drexel also announced management changes that will consolidate the power of John F.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1990 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drexel Burnham Lambert Group, in bankruptcy proceedings, announced Wednesday that its board is being reorganized to give outsiders a majority and said John S. R. Shad had stepped down as chairman. Ralph S. Saul, a current Drexel board member and former chairman of Cigna Corp., was elected to succeed Shad, who will remain on the board as an outside director. Drexel also announced management changes that will consolidate the power of John F.
BUSINESS
April 14, 1989 | PAUL RICHTER, Times Staff Writer
John S. R. Shad, who agreed Thursday to become chairman of Drexel Burnham Lambert's holding company, is a former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman known for strong convictions on ethics and free-market economics. During an SEC chairmanship that lasted between 1981 and 1987, the long-time E. F. Hutton investment banker presided over the agency's most far-ranging investigation of Wall Street corruption. He was personally shocked at the lawbreaking, friends say, and in 1987 pledged $30 million--most of his fortune--to set up a business ethics program at Harvard University.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc., continuing the search for a prestigious new chairman to improve the firm's tarnished reputation, said it is holding talks with John S. R. Shad, the former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Shad, 65, left the SEC in 1987 and is the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands. He is also a former vice chairman of E. F. Hutton & Co., a brokerage that is now part of Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1986
Gregg A. Jarrell, chief economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission, said he has resigned, effective Jan. 2, probably to return to teaching. Jarrell, who had held the post for 2 1/2 years, said he submitted his resignation last week to SEC Chairman John S. R. Shad.
BUSINESS
June 12, 1986
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman John S. R. Shad said the investing public may be bilked to the tune of $90 million a year by some financial planners. Commission investigators are expected to conduct 1,150 inspections of investment advisers this year--a 125% increase over 1981.
NEWS
January 12, 1989 | From Times wire services
Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. has asked former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman John S. R. Shad--who initially presided over an intensive fraud investigation of the troubled securities firm--to consider becoming its chairman, a spokesman for Shad said today. Leonardo Williams, information officer for the U.S. Embassy at The Hague, where Shad is now ambassador, confirmed that Shad has been approached but would not comment further.
BUSINESS
April 14, 1989 | PAUL RICHTER, Times Staff Writer
John S. R. Shad, who agreed Thursday to become chairman of Drexel Burnham Lambert's holding company, is a former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman known for strong convictions on ethics and free-market economics. During an SEC chairmanship that lasted between 1981 and 1987, the long-time E. F. Hutton investment banker presided over the agency's most far-ranging investigation of Wall Street corruption. He was personally shocked at the lawbreaking, friends say, and in 1987 pledged $30 million--most of his fortune--to set up a business ethics program at Harvard University.
BUSINESS
April 6, 1989 | From Associated Press
The former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission has moved into an office at Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. but has not formally accepted the chairman's job, the troubled investment firm said Wednesday. John S. R. Shad, who ordered the government's huge securities fraud investigation of Drexel in 1986, has been working out of an executive suite at the Wall Street firm for several weeks, Drexel spokesman Steven Anreder said.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc., continuing the search for a prestigious new chairman to improve the firm's tarnished reputation, said it is holding talks with John S. R. Shad, the former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Shad, 65, left the SEC in 1987 and is the U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands. He is also a former vice chairman of E. F. Hutton & Co., a brokerage that is now part of Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc.
BUSINESS
May 30, 1987 | Associated Press
In a surprise action Friday, the Securities and Exchange Commission delayed consideration of a proposal by the New York Stock Exchange that could disenfranchise stockholders in hundreds of Big Board companies. Chairman John S. R. Shad said the action was taken because the NYSE, the American Stock Exchange and the National Assn.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1985
Charles L. Marinaccio will not seek reappointment as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission when his term expires June 5, the agency said. Marinaccio, a lawyer who has worked for the federal government for 24 years, told SEC Chairman John S.R. Shad in a letter dated March 6 that he did not wish to be a candidate for reappointment. Shad acknowledged the letter Tuesday.
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