SEC to Hold Two Days of Hearings on Credit Rating Agencies

Hume, Lynn
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/5/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31506, p3
Trade Publication
Announces two days hearing session to be held by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on credit rating agencies in Washington D.C. in November 2002. Topics covered in the hearings; List of panelists for the hearing; Issues raised against Enron Corp. in the SEC hearing of March 2002.


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