TITLE

Adopt Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Official Tells Houston

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/12/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31426, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the rules imposed by the local government on investment banks in Houston, Texas. Need for firms to adopt the conflict-of-interest principles; Creation of stringent investment policies on a municipal level; Incorporation of adherence to the conflict-of-interest principles.
ACCESSION #
7088030

 

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