- RANDALL SMITH, TOM MCGINTY and KARA SCANNELL, WSJ (Jan. 15, 2009): Obama’s Pick to Head SEC Has Record Of Being a Regulator With a Light Touch
A close examination of Mary Schapiro’s record as a regulator shows she has infrequently pursued tough action against big Wall Street firms.
- IDEOBLOG (Jan. 14, 2009): The SEC as Madoff Accessory
In the wake of Madoff we’ll get new regulation with the promise (like the one after SOX) that now investors will be really safe. Let’s hope that investors, in the words of The Who, won’t be fooled again.
- POMTALK (Jan 12, 2009): Recouping Losses Post-Madoff
Aside from lawsuits against Madoff and the fund-of-funds who invested heavily in Madoff, investors’ options include lawsuits against deep-pocketed auditors, tax relief, and SIPC coverage.
- THE FCPA BLOG (Jan. 13, 2009): Aon’s New Path
Last week, when Aon settled an enforcement action with the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority, the real star of the show was risk-based compliance.
- NEW YORK MAGAZINE (Jan. 12, 2009): The Amazing Harry Markopolos
“I was a $50 billion failure.” That might sound like Bernie Madoff in a desperate moment, but no: It’s Harry Markopolos.
- THE BIG PICTURE (Jan. 11, 2009): Satyam: Sanskrit for ‘Compliance Nightmare’
Most compliance executives in Corporate America are, like me, reading the headlines out of New Delhi and thinking, you’ve got to be kidding me.
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