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July 6, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
SEC Commissioner Resigns: Securities and Exchange Commissioner Richard Y. Roberts announced plans to join a small consulting and venture capital firm. Roberts, 44, will leave on July 15. As the SEC's lone Republican member, Roberts' departure will leave the five-member commission with three vacant seats. The White House has yet to formally nominate its choices to fill the seats. The nominees are subject to Senate approval.
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July 6, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
SEC Commissioner Resigns: Securities and Exchange Commissioner Richard Y. Roberts announced plans to join a small consulting and venture capital firm. Roberts, 44, will leave on July 15. As the SEC's lone Republican member, Roberts' departure will leave the five-member commission with three vacant seats. The White House has yet to formally nominate its choices to fill the seats. The nominees are subject to Senate approval.
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June 8, 1991 | From Associated Press
The Securities and Exchange Commission is expected to take the first public step in its long-awaited review of shareholders' rights next week when it takes up the matter of proxy reform. The SEC, which oversees the securities markets, has scheduled an open meeting next Thursday to consider seeking public comment on proposed changes in its rules governing proxy votes. The agency will also consider seeking comment on tougher disclosure rules for limited partnership roll-ups.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1990
President Bush nominated Washington attorney Richard Y. Roberts to fill a vacancy on the Securities and Exchange Commission. Roberts, a former chief of staff to Sen. Richard Shelby (D-Ala.), would fill the seat of Joseph Grundfest, who left the five-member commission in January. The nomination is subject to confirmation by the Senate. No date for confirmation hearings was set. The SEC regulates stocks and bonds, the exchanges that trade in them and other financial markets such as mutual funds.
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November 7, 2002 | Thomas S. Mulligan, Times Staff Writer
Even before Harvey L. Pitt announced his resignation Tuesday night as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, names of possible successors began flying around Wall Street and Washington. The list includes high-profile politicians, academics and several people with experience at the agency. Here are some of the names most frequently mentioned, along with brief biographies and early handicapping of their chances: * James R. Doty, 62, former SEC general counsel.
BUSINESS
March 13, 1998 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The nation's No. 2 and No. 3 stock markets on Thursday confirmed that they are holding serious merger talks in an effort to better compete with the New York Stock Exchange. People close to the discussions said a deal is very close. However, the National Assn. of Securities Dealers, operator of the Nasdaq Stock Market, and the American Stock Exchange on Thursday declined to detail how the proposed combination would work.
BUSINESS
December 19, 2006 | Leslie Earnest and Claire Hoffman, Times Staff Writers
American Apparel Inc., a high-profile Los Angeles clothing maker and retailer known for its sexually provocative ads, is expected to announce today that it will be purchased by a New York investment firm for about $244 million in stock. The deal with Endeavor Acquisition Corp. would make American Apparel a publicly traded company and could help fuel expansion of the manufacturer, which makes its clothes in Los Angeles with a mostly immigrant workforce.
BUSINESS
March 20, 1992 | TOM PETRUNO
If you believe that most individual investors are just lambs waiting to be slaughtered, the American Stock Exchange has built a beautiful new butcher shop. But if you give the average investor a little more credit--and you don't mind the concept of competition in the securities business--then the Amex's new market for small stocks may not seem so menacing. With a lot of hoopla, the Amex on Wednesday opened its Emerging Company Marketplace, or ECM.
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April 23, 2000 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Is Uncle Sam a stock pusher? The finger pointing had already begun before the stock market suffered its $2-trillion mid-April swoon, capped by April 14's record plunges of 616 points in the Dow Jones industrial average and 355 points in the Nasdaq composite index.
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