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Posted: August 17, 2009 in Hearings & Letters
We appreciate the opportunity to once again provide our views on Commission rulemaking to require companies to include shareholder nominees for director in company proxy materials under certain circumstances.
Posted: July 31, 2009 in News & Press Releases
We are deeply disappointed in the outcome of the House vote today. Federal intervention and mandated actions are no substitute for the individual relationships of shareholders and boards of directors.
Posted: July 28, 2009 in News & Press Releases
We have serious concerns with the approach taken by the committee today. Government mandated actions as a substitute for decisions made by shareholders takes us in the wrong direction. This policy – implemented on an annual basis – may only exacerbate the focus on short-term gains at the expense of long-term economic growth and job creation, a factor identified as a cause of the financial crisis.
Posted: July 19, 2009 in Hearings & Letters
The Honorable Barney Frank Chairman Committee on Financial Services U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Spencer Bachus Ranking Member Committee on Financial Services U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Frank and Ranking Member Bachus:…
Posted: July 13, 2009 in News & Press Releases
Business Roundtable considers financial regulatory reform a top priority for the recovery of the American economy. Our own Principles for Responding to the Financial Markets Crisis addresses the need for a strong regulatory regime for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.