April 12, 2005 |
Securities and Exchange Commissioner Harvey J. Goldschmid said Monday that he was still hopeful that a proposal to give shareholders greater power to nominate company directors could come to a vote at the agency in the next few months. "I remain hopeful that the commission will act on an [proxy] access proposal before I leave this summer," Goldschmid said at a conference of institutional investors.
February 6, 1995 |
O.C. Bond Owners to Meet: The Bond Investors Assn., a national group representing the interests of individual bond investors, will hold an informational meeting Tuesday for people who own notes and bonds issued by Orange County and other municipalities that invested in the county's bankrupt investment pool. The all-day meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Inn at the Park Hotel in Anaheim.
August 27, 1994 |
SEC Commissioner to Resign: J. Carter Beese Jr., the lone Republican on the five-member Securities and Exchange Commissioner, said he intends resign later this year and return to private business. Beese, 38, an appointee of former President George Bush, has been a strong advocate of limiting the cost of regulations to the securities industry, arguing that keeping costs down will allow America's financial markets to stay competitive.
September 18, 1990 |
Charles C. Cox, an economist and former Securities and Exchange commissioner, has been named chairman of the United Shareholders Assn., a nationwide shareholders' rights group. Cox will succeed Texas oil man T. Boone Pickens, who founded the group in 1986. Pickens will continue his affiliation with the 64,000-member group. The appointment of Cox, who will take over Oct. 1, was announced late Monday at the group's annual meeting in Washington.
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June 16, 2001
Paul R. Carey, 38, a Securities and Exchange commissioner who was previously a key aide to President Clinton, died Thursday of endocrine cancer at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. Carey was an investment banker before joining the Clinton-Gore campaign as a fund-raiser in 1991. As congressional liaison for Clinton, Carey specialized in finance and banking issues.
June 1, 2006 |
Securities and Exchange Commissioner Annette Nazareth on Wednesday said she favored dropping a proposal that would force companies to disclose what top employees earn. Nazareth's opposition, echoing comments made by SEC Chairman Christopher Cox in a Times story Tuesday, was another sign that businesses might be making progress in a campaign to forestall the proposal.