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Arthur Levitt

An American broker. He worked for a time as a broker for individual investors before becoming chairman of the American Stock Exchange. He was chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1993 to 2001.
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All of this activity also occurred under the nose of Wall Street's chief regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission, which seemed to be taking an extended coffee break during one of the greatest destructions of wealth in American history." Arthur Levitt, Jr., appointed SEC chairman by President Bill Clinton, "talked a good game." But for all his good intentions, by the end of the decade he "had failed small investors." Gasparino notes how during "much of his tenure, the number of enforcement cases launched by the commission remained relatively stable even as fraud exploded."
Lebed's activities have drawn the wrath of Arthur Levitt, Jr., the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, whom I remember from his days at the New York State Council on the Arts as someone easily deceived, initially by himself.
Hawke, Jr., and Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr. The OCC and SEC participated with the Board in support of the effort.
When SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr. announced the rule's approval, he commented, "Regulation FD [will] bring all investors, regardless of the size of their holdings, into the information loop--where they belong.
Berkeley, III, president of the Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.; and Arthur Levitt, Jr., chairman of the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).
GFOA wrote to SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr., urging expeditious consideration and approval of this rule, which was approved by the commission on August 20, 1996, and will become a routine part of NASD examinations of its member brokers and dealers.
Arthur Levitt, Jr., who was appointed to chair the Mayor's Management Advisory Task Force Committee on Incentives and Tax Policy, is gearing up to study, as he emphasized, "all incentives, not just the ICIP.
The remarks that follow were delivered by former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr., at the Americas Partners Meeting of KPMG LLP in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, November 20, 2003.
Former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr., tried to impose that prohibition and failed.
To address earnings management concerns raised by SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr., the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the American Stock Exchange (Amex), the auditing standards board (ASB) and the SEC itself individually adopted rules and standards focusing on the composition and activities of audit committees.
Editor's note: The following remarks are excerpts from the testimony of Arthur Levitt, Jr. before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance of the U.S.
Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, Sally Pinero-Hernandez, has appointed a "blue ribbon" panel, headed by Arthur Levitt, Jr., to come up with long-term tax incentive plans, but Levitt is on vacation, the panel has not yet met and some critics feel it is too little too late.