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Chris Cox: Another ex-regulator who’s prospering

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 16, 2013 at 9:10am   |   0 Comments

When the economy imploded in 2008, Christopher Cox was one of the federal regulators most criticized for having failed to stop the excesses of the financial sector.

Promontory Financial - the $1B revolving door

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 1, 2013 at 12:11pm   |   0 Comments

The Federal Reserve Board announced last week that it had come to an agreement with GMAC Mortgage in its mortgage foreclosure review.

SEC chair nominee has ties to several Obama bundlers

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 25, 2013 at 8:12am   |   0 Comments

Those who regard Wall Street financiers as thugs have reason to be pleased by President Obama’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Report: SEC won’t pursue charges against Buffett aide

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 4, 2013 at 9:03am   |   0 Comments

Federal regulators have decided not to file insider trading charges against David L. Sokol, former right-hand man to Warren Buffett, the New York Times reports.

SEC needs to require reporting of political activities

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 18, 2011 at 9:46am   |   0 Comments

Public companies don’t currently outline their political spending in proxy statements or annual reports.

SEC officials find partnerships at Davis Polk

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 20, 2011 at 7:49am   |   0 Comments

Top officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission have found a warm welcome at the New York law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell.

The Mark Hurd saga continues

By A. James Memmott   |   December 22, 2010 at 10:52am   |   0 Comments

One of the big business stories of 2010 may run well into 2011.

The mysterious life and death of Danny Pang

By A. James Memmott   |   September 15, 2009 at 8:29am   |   0 Comments

The story of Danny Pang, a West Coast money manager charged with conducting a massive Ponzi scheme, took a dramatic and mysterious turn with his death last weekend.

Khuzami, a GOP supporter, brings strong background to SEC

By A. James Memmott   |   February 25, 2009 at 10:38am   |   0 Comments

Robert Khuzami’s experience as a prosecutor of terrorists and white-collar criminals would seem to trump his political preferences.

Madoff is made for Hollywood

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 5, 2009 at 11:55am   |   1 Comments

With the emergence of a hero yesterday on Capitol Hill, casting of Bernie Madoff the Movie would seem to be complete.

Schapiro likely to be questioned about Madoff ties

By A. James Memmott   |   December 19, 2008 at 11:30am   |   1 Comments

Mary L. Schapiro, Barack Obama’s pick to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, is being described as the right person to help restore the commission’s battered reputation.

SEC’s Christopher Cox vows to finish Bush term, despite McCain criticism

By A. James Memmott   |   September 20, 2008 at 12:40pm   |   1 Comments

Finding a scapegoat within his own party, Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday that if he were president he would fire Christopher C. Cox, the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Icahn blogs on Securities and Exchange Commission site

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 11, 2008 at 9:40am   |   1 Comments

We wish we had said it first. The Wall Street Journal’s Deal Journal made the observation Monday that investor Carl Icahn has adopted the Securities and Exchange Commission as his personal blog.

SEC is Democrat-free

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 31, 2008 at 9:43am   |   0 Comments

Annette Nazareth, the only Democratic commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission, leaves office today.

She had announced her departure several months ago.

By law, the commission can have only three members of one party. The other Democratic commissioner, Roel Campos, departed in September to head Cooley Godward’s Washington office.

SEC chairman defends record

By Muckety   |   June 27, 2007 at 4:55pm   |   0 Comments

Does the Securities and Exchange Commission favor business over investors?

Absolutely not, says chairman Chairman Christopher Cox, a former free-market Republican congressman.


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