New SEC Begins to Take Shape
Bush nominates two Democrats for Commission; Cox hearing set
Donaldson's Swan Song
At an open meeting one day before his departure on June 30, SEC Chairman William Donaldson remained steadfast in backing the SEC's rule requiring registered investment companies to have a board comprising at least 75% independent directors and an independent chairman, and pushed the rule through once again with help...
Donaldson to Quit; Bush Nominates Cox as Replacement
SEC Chairman William Donaldson abruptly announced on June 1 that his last day on the job will be June 30. Industry observers have speculated since late last year that Donaldson would resign his post sometime in 2005, but no one anticipated such an early departure. On June 2, President Bush...
Stretched Too Thin?
No single commercial or governmental agency has as big an influence on financial planners and investment advisors as the Securities and Exchange Commission. Moreover, within...
Commissioner Atkins Dissects Fraud Rationale of Registration Proposal
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Fraud by hedge fund managers was front and center in the case made by Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William Donaldson and two...
Donaldson Says Commission's Hedge Fund Knowledge 'Woefully Inadequate'
PALM BEACH, Fla. (HedgeWorld.com)--Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson told an audience of registered investment advisers that the commission's knowledge of hedge funds...