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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

Who is the real Eliot Spitzer, and what is Wall Street doing to us?

It's not every day that a company thumbs its nose at New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. But that's what the Walt Disney (DIS ) Co. board did when it rejected a request from a small shareholder that Chairman and CEO Michael D. Eisner give back money he pocketed from buying 30,000 shares in the 1999 initial public offering of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. The board concluded that Eisner got his stock because of his personal financial ties to Goldman, not because of any influence he wielded at Disney.

Spitzer seeks $100M from Grasso

May 24, 2004: 5:38 PM EDT By Krysten Crawford, CNN/Money staff writer

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer filed a lawsuit against former New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso and the exchange Monday, seeking the return of some of Grasso's $187 million pay package. The civil lawsuit, which also names former NYSE director Kenneth Langone, came after a four-month probe by Spitzer's office determined that the board of the NYSE was misled about parts of Grasso's pay.

Insurers' New Risk: Eliot Spitzer

Business Week OCTOBER 15, 2004 By Marcia Vickers

The New York AG's suit against insurance broker Marsh & McLennan and other heavyweights may change the way the industry does business America's biggest insurers have found themselves in the midst of a scandal that could change the very nature of the business. On Thursday, Oct. 14, New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer charged Marsh & McLennan (MMC ), the huge financial-services firm and world's largest insurance broker, with fraud. In a civil complaint filed in New York State Supreme Court, Spitzer alleges that the firm engaged in bid-rigging, price-fixing, and accepted payoffs from insurers.

Spitzer: UBS improperly put clients into costly accounts

By Bloomberg News | December 13, 2006

NEW YORK -- UBS AG was sued by New

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Eliot Spitzer is no longer a politician, he can't do anything to help or hurt this mess anymore.

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