Focus Areas:    Securities Regulation

Donaldson & Pitt & Levitt & Breeden (Oh my!)

The Council on Foreign Relations puts on some really impressive webcasts/conference calls. Here’s one TOTM readers may be especially interested in (if, that is, you’re one of those lucky people who doesn’t get hives listening to extended bouts of highly-politicized self rationalization):

The SEC in a Globalizing Securities Market:
A Conversation with the Past Four Chairmen

with

WILLIAM H. DONALDSON
Chairman & CEO, Donaldson Enterprises, Inc.;
Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, 2003 to 2005
Speaker

HARVEY L. PITT
CEO, Kalorama Partners;
Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, 2001 to 2003
Speaker

ARTHUR LEVITT
Senior Advisor, The Carlyle Group;
Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1993 to 2001
Speaker

RICHARD C. BREEDEN
Chairman, Richard C. Breeden & Co.;
Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1989 to 1993
Speaker

BENN STEIL
Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics,
Council on Foreign Relations
Presider

Wednesday, February 22, 2006
8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. (Eastern Time)

See below the fold for viewing instructions

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR VIEWING LIVE WEBCAST:

  1. There is no need to register prior to the webcast. On Wednesday, February 22, shortly before 8:30 a.m., you may access the live webcast on the Council website at www.cfr.org. Should you have any problems or questions during the webcast, please call 212-434-9725.
  2. Open your browser (ie Internet Explorer or Netscape). Type in www.cfr.org and hit RETURN or ENTER. Scroll down until you see the announcement for the webcast on the right hand side of the page. Click on the link for the webcast. (Please note that the direct link to the video page is: http://media.xfactorcom.com/cfr/default.asp?Event_ID=149.)
  3. You will be prompted to fill out the registration form.
  4. You may watch the proceedings by clicking on either Media Player 56k or Media Player 250k. For Macintosh users, click on either Quicktime 56k or Quicktime 250k.