The settlement, he said, “suggests a rather cynical relationship between the parties: the S.E.C. gets to claim that it is exposing wrongdoing on the part of the Bank of America in a high-profile merger; the bank’s management gets to claim that they have been coerced into an onerous settlement by overzealous regulators. And all this is done at the expense, not only of the shareholders, but also of the truth.” SEC’s ass: … [Read more...] about Judge Smacks Down Bank of America’s Settlement With the SEC, Wilde-Style
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A masters in Agriculture (M.Sc. Agronomy) from the then Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University here, Mr. Partha Sarathi was selected to Group-I services in the State and began his administrative career as Revenue Divisional Officer at Vizianagaram in 1988 and later he was Executive Director of SC Corporation at Vizianagaram, ED SC Corporation at Nizamabad, DRO Adilabad and Project Director of DRDA at Adilabad till March 1999. In 1999 Mr. Partha Sarathi was selected to IAS and allocated 1993 batch under the State Civil Service (SCS) category. He was the Joint Collector of Anantapur for over four years during 1999-2003 and also served as JC at Warangal. He was posted District Collector at Karimnagar and was there for about two years. … [Read more...] about Partha Sarathi appointed SEC of Telangana
As CNN's WH team noted, "this was supposed to be the do-over." Trump was furious that he didn't cooperate for Woodward's book "Fear," so he "determined full participation with the follow-up would provide the best chance of securing a positive take on his rollicking tenure." So they talked and talked... Sometimes late at night... At one point, when first lady Melania Trump came into the room, Woodward heard him say "Honey, I'm talking to Bob Woodward." … [Read more...] about Bob Woodward’s reporting prompts the question: What if Trump had risen to the occasion?
Long awaited peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government kick off in Qatar on Saturday, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling it a "truly momentous" occasion which may lead towards an end to the nearly two decades of gruelling conflict. … [Read more...] about Taliban, Afghan govt start peace talks as Pompeo terms it ‘truly momentous’ occasion
“I mean, I’ve been a guy that’s been wanting to play 10 SEC games for a long time, so this year we get to do that,” said Saban, whose team added games against Kentucky and Missouri. “I think it’s good for our players who get the opportunity to create value against 10 really quality opponents in our league. ” … [Read more...] about SEC remains loaded in season when little else is normal