TITLE

Mercer Shuts Down GIF Organization

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Jakema
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Investment Management Weekly;11/8/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 44, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effort of Mercer Investment Consulting, a Marsh & McClennan Cos. subsidiary, along with Putnam Investments to clean up any questionable practices that could draw further attention from its regulators, as of November 8, 2004. Allegations of New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer against Marsh & McClennan; Concept of the Global Investment Forum program of Mercer; Views of investment industry observers on the program.
ACCESSION #
14971153

 

Related Articles

  • Objectively ranking managers gets tougher. Sortino, Frank // Pensions & Investments;5/3/2004, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p26 

    Eliot Spitzer has irrevocably transformed the future of manager selection in the U.S. His case against Putnam Investments Inc., Boston, destroyed the notion that hiring big name managers would insulate fiduciaries from legal action. Pension Research Institute has five risk manager selection...

  • Fund firms struggle to save brands. Clark, Philip B. // B to B;3/8/2004, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p1 

    New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and the Securities & Exchange Commission alleged that firms, including Putnam Investments Inc. and Janus Capital Group Inc., allowed clients to conduct late trading and market timing. Asset managers, including Putnam and Janus are struggling to save...

  • Spitzer Tells Legal Brethren Of Scandal's Historic Role. Checkler, Joseph // Money Management Executive;2/2/2004, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p7 

    Reports on New York Attorney Eliot Spitzer, who distinguished between financial services industry scandals to a packed criminal justice section of the New York State Bar Association lawyers. Comparison of a research scandal in the banking sector to an ongoing probe into the mutual fund...

  • Putnam Seeks More with Less. Ackermann, Matt // Investment Management Weekly;11/22/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p1 

    Reports on the move of Putnam Investments to reduce its labor force in November 2004. Efforts of the company to change its structure; Background of a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer against Putnam's parent company Marsh & McLennan.

  • Putnam Skippers Timed Their Own Funds.  // Money Management Executive;11/3/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 43, p1 

    Probes the securities fraud allegations against Putnam Investments Inc. and its portfolio managers related to the market timing of their own funds as of November 2003. Initiatives of New York State Attorney General Elliot Spitzer to fight trading abuses of fund firms; Response of Putnam...

  • Backlash Set For Spitzer. Burns, Mairin; Cooper, Ron // Investment Dealers' Digest;11/4/2002, Vol. 68 Issue 42, p9 

    Reports on the speculations regarding New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's justification of his actions on the investment banking, to the media. Views of critics on Spitzer; Statement by Spitzer to the BusinessWeek Reporter.

  • The Most Feared Man on Wall Street. Barney, Lee // Money Management Executive;11/10/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 44, p1 

    Reports on a probe made by New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer that placed fund companies Putnam Investments and Strong Funds at risk. Survey made by Money Management Executive on what the readers think about the probe of Spitzer; Comments from Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the...

  • It's My Party... Sloan, Allan; Gimbel, Barney // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/10/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 19, p44 

    Compares the lavish birthday party thrown by former Tyco chief executive Dennis Kozlowski for his wife, at shareholders' expense, to the unfolding scandals in mutual fund companies. Description of the party video presented in Kozlowski's court case; Comparison to attitudes displayed by mutual...

  • March Fund Flows Turn Up. Ackermann, Matt // American Banker;5/6/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 87, p5 

    Reports that companies affected by the 2003 investigation into abusive mutual fund trading continued to recover in March 2005 according to data from Financial Research Corp. How Janus Capital Group Inc., one of the first companies named by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer in 2003, and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics