ABA group hears Levitt; will seek member views on political contributions
- Levitt backs lawyers on pay-to-play plan, but calls for more. Hume, Lynn Stevens // Bond Buyer;07/31/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30199, p1
Reports on US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt's support for a proposal to condemn the pay-to-play policy of lawyers. Call for the American Bar Association to set up a task force to make recommendations for further actions on the issue; Criticism against the National...
- Legal curbs. // Crain's New York Business;06/30/97, Vol. 13 Issue 26, p38
Reports that Arthur Levitt, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission has requested the creation of a panel to force the American Bar Association to halt contributions by municipal bond lawyers to politicians. Significance of the panel's formation.
- SEC'S Levitt lauds pay-to-play proposal. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;06/04/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30655, p4
Reports that United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Arthur Levitt has commended the American Bar Association's ethics committee for proposing a rule preventing lawyers from engaging in pay-to-play practices.
- ABA, SEC chiefs tangle over group's failure to adopt rule. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/08/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30783, p5
Reports on United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt's criticism of the American Bar Association (ABA) for failing to adopt a proposed ethics rule that would prohibit lawyers from engaging in pay-to-play practices. Vote of ABA against the proposed ethics rule.
- LEVITT PRAISES ABA FOR BANNING PAY-TO-PLAY. // CPA Journal;Apr2000, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p9
Reports that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt has praised the American Bar Association (ABA) for adopting a rule that would ban play-to-play practices by lawyers. Views of Levitt on the rule of ABA; Ethical importance of the rule according to Levitt.
- Levitt spreads gospel of ban. Feiden, Doug; Mirabella, Alan // Crain's New York Business;11/8/93, Vol. 9 Issue 45, p6
Reports on the proposal by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Arthur Levitt to ban political contributions. Agreement by underwriters to stop contributions; Allegations of fund misuse to influence business.
- Describe securities issues in plain, simple terms. Papiernik, Richard L. // Nation's Restaurant News;5/15/95, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p11
Provides advice to restaurateurs on changes dealing with securities issues and the language used to describe their companies to investors. Use of clear language to provide investors the chance to assess investments; Proposals for simplification by Securities and Exchange Commission chairman...
- Clinton expected to renominate Levitt to 2d term. // Bond Buyer;10/13/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30250, p6
Reports that President Bill Clinton is expected to nominate Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt Jr. to another five-year term beginning 1998. Levitt's plans to continue his campaign to clean up the municipal market.
- Arthur Levitt Jr. // U.S. News & World Report;5/10/93, Vol. 114 Issue 18, p18
Profiles Arthur Levitt Jr., whom President Bill Clinton recently named chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Businessman and Wall Street executive; Self-made millionaire who cofounded the brokerage firm that later became Shearson Lehman Brothers; More.