Pitt Seeks Speed-Up of Transparency
- SHOULD AMERICA HAVE FAITH IN HARVEY? Festa, Elizabeth; Wechsler, Pat // Treasury & Risk Management;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p14
Comments on whether the people of America should have faith in Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey L. Pitt. Challenge to rebuild the agency; Proposal for an independent Public Accountability Board; Scope of corporate lawlessness.
- Lawmakers Back Pitt. // Traders Magazine;Jun2002, Vol. 15 Issue 198, p12
Comments on the performance of Harvey Pitt as chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Discussion on the meeting conducted by the U.S. House of Representatives with the Security Traders Association; Views on Pitt.
- WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE NEW SEC CHAIR. // CPA Journal;Jul2001, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the appointment of Harvey Pitt to head the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2001. Description of Pitt's career as general counsel at the SEC; Career in law; Role of Pitt in the audit independence debate with the SEC, the American Institute of Certified Public...
- Pitt Exit Puts Market Debate on Track. Clary, Isabelle // Securities Industry News;11/11/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 43, p1
Reports on the debate on the issue of securities market regulations that ensued as a result of the views expressed by outgoing U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Harvey Pitt. Support extended by Pitt to the auction-based price improvement system; Contradiction of SEC landmark...
- Pitt Tells Panel He Has No Plans to Return to Private Practice. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;4/18/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31368, p5
Reports the decision of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman, Harvey Pitt not to return to private law practice. Accounts on the accounting failures of Enron Corp. and Global Crossing; Increase in the pay levels of SEC employees; Development of strategic plans for SEC.
- White House: Pitt Criticism Political. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;10/11/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31490, p1/8
Reports the request on the termination of chairman Harvey Pitt by the Bush Administration officials in the U.S. Engagement of Pitt in a behavior eroding the credibility of the Securities and Exchange Commission; Initiation of the termination request by Majority Leader Tom Daschle and Minority...
- Pitt Hopes His Successor Won't Face 'Climate of Attacks and Partisanship. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;11/11/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31510, p7
Reports on the statement of the Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Harvey Pitt hoping that his successor does not face a 'Climate of Attacks and Partisanship,' in the commission. Counterproductiveness of the environment created by criticism; Reasons for the resignation of Pitt; Likely...
- SEC says era of self-regulation over. // Accountancy;Jul2002, Vol. 130 Issue 1307, p8
Reports on the proposal of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Harvey Pitt to create a board which will responsible for quality control and discipline of auditors. Composition of the board; Duties.
- How accountable are accountants? Calbreath, Dean // Fairfield County Business Journal;02/18/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p16
Focuses on the proposal of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt for making accountants more accountable for their actions. Need of companies to report financial fluctuations as they occur; Cost of the proposals; Criticisms on the relation between Pitt and the accounting...