Month: November 2006

The Paulson Committee – Politicizing the SEC?

Due by the end of this week is the first report from the so-called Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, otherwise known as the Paulson Committee. The private study group, chaired by Harvard Law School Professor Hal S. Scott, includes representatives

Revisions to the Thompson Memo or a Legislative Fix?

The Department of Justice is reportedly considering significant changes to the Thompson Memorandum. While it is unclear what the scope of any such changes might be, the Senate hearings held in September 2006 may provide some clue. During those hearings