You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #105: They were screaming about this when the SEC requested comments [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion: Presidency Donate to DU
alcibiades_mystery Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-22-10 11:01 PM
Response to Reply #103
105. They were screaming about this when the SEC requested comments
Edited on Thu Jul-22-10 11:01 PM by alcibiades_mystery
for in-house rescission as early as last summer, and screaming since late last year after the SEC turned it over to Congress to give it more strength (i.e,. when somebody at SEC wisely decided that getting this sumbitch legislated rather than rule-made would be the more effective route, long-term). Now, the year-plus yelling about all this says one thing: their claim to be caught off guard is nonsense, and they probably don't deserve the six month "get-your-act-together" period. But it is not unusual to dispense phase-in periods for something this drastic, so I don't see it as some kind of delaying action. This is the new law. It is good policy. I'll leave you to your pessimism on its effectiveness, but the law is in effect, and they have a hockey season to get their people ready for accountable ratings production.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » General Discussion: Presidency Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC