Google: Give Us Investment Waiver

Schachter, Ken
January 2009
Red Herring;1/8/2009, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that Google is seeking more freedom in investing its $14.4 billion stash. The company is seeking a waiver from U.S. securities regulations that would put it under the same disclosure and regulatory requirements as mutual funds if it puts its money into investments beyond plain vanilla U.S. bonds and notes, municipal securities and time deposits. The application was first disclosed by the Associated Press, which got a copy of Google's paper filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


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