Monday, March 19, 2007
The North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) today announced panelists for its March 22 public symposium, “Protecting Investors and the Integrity of Financial Markets,” and also set plans to broadcast the event live on the Internet. The Symposium will be moderated by Mercer Bullard (U.Mississippi), a leader in the fight for shareholder rights, and will feature a diverse panel of experts to respond to recent suggestions that U.S. capital markets are losing their competitive edge because of burdensome regulations and regulators who are aggressively protecting investors. Panelists include:
James D. Cox, Professor, Duke University School of Law;
Tanya Solov, Illinois Director of Securities;
Willis Riccio, Partner, Adler, Pollock & Sheehan;
Nancy Smith, Vice President, Investment Services, AARP Financial; and
Charles Prestwood, former Enron employee.