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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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BUSINESS
September 24, 1997
Securities and Exchange Commissioner Steven M.H. Wallman said he will resign Tuesday to pursue private-sector opportunities in finance and technology and to work part-time at the Brookings Institution. Wallman, 43, a Democrat whose three-year term has expired, had previously said he planned to leave around Labor Day. Paul R. Carey, a White House liaison to Congress, has been nominated by President Clinton to replace Wallman.
BUSINESS
April 12, 2005 | From Reuters
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.
BUSINESS
February 6, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
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.
BUSINESS
August 27, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
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.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
BUSINESS
June 1, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
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.
BUSINESS
January 9, 2004 | From Reuters
Securities and Exchange Commissioner Paul Atkins on Thursday questioned whether U.S. accounting rule makers should require expensing of stock options, saying it could create more problems than it solved. Atkins, the first SEC member to align himself openly with critics of mandatory expensing, said he was not trying to tell the Financial Accounting Standards Board what to do and was expressing only his own opinion, not that of the entire SEC.
BUSINESS
October 21, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Corporate boards seeking independent directors should look beyond candidates' resumes to see whether they're running in the same social circles as the company's chief executive, Securities and Exchange Commissioner Cynthia Glassman said Monday.
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