TITLE

SEC admonishes bond lawyers for failing to act against pay-to-play

AUTHOR(S)
Hume, Lynn
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;04/09/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30616, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on United States Securities & Exchange Commission director Richard Walker's criticism of bond lawyers for their failure to take measures to end pay-to-play practices in municipal securities transactions. Walker's proposal on how the American Bar Association can contribute in preventing the practice; New York Administrative Board of the Courts's ruling on the association's pay-to-play proposals.
ACCESSION #
1751668

 

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