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Category Archive: Executive Fitness

  1. When Things Got Tough Hank Paulson Went Skiing

    Hank Paul­son said the unimag­in­able last week. He tes­ti­fied that he was off on ski­ing when he had his famous tele­phone call with Ken Lewis where he strong armed Lewis and Bank of Amer­ica to com­plete the acqui­si­tion of Mer­rill Lynch. Lewis had pre­vi­ously tes­ti­fied that he thought that Paul­son was on a bike ride […] [read full story]

    Posted in: Credit Crisis, economy, Executive Fitness, Finance, Politics, Public Policy
  2. What does it take to be unfit to be an officer or director of a public company?

    I have a ques­tion for Chris Cox, Chair­man of the SEC. What does it take to be deemed unfit to serve as an offi­cer or direc­tor of a pub­lic com­pany? I ask this ques­tion because I made the mis­take of read­ing the Sar­banes Oxley Act and I am now con­fused. I can’t fig­ure out what […] [read full story]

    Posted in: Chris Cox, Confidence, Executive Fitness, Finance, REGULATION, Regulatory Reform, Sarbanes Oxley, SEC