James E. Bowers


Articles:

  • Sunday, October 4, 2009
    In early August, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a proposed rule that would prohibit an investment adviser, and certain of its executives and employees, from paying a third party, such as a solicitor or placement agent, to solicit a government client on behalf of the adviser. Likewise, a few states and public pension funds have...
  • Sunday, February 1, 2009
    During the latter part of 2008, enterprise risk management ("ERM") "got real" for corporate America as Standard & Poor's ("S&P") began incorporating ERM analysis into the credit-rating process for nonfinancial companies.1 While senior management and boards of directors are generally aware of ERM, implementation of holistic risk-management...