Tuesday, December 3 5:00p.m., Room A-74, Both Classes Lehman Brothers' Case Study Event: Barbara Byrne, Head of the East Coast Technology Group: "Williams Companies - Restructuring Case Study
Most financial reporting jurisdictions across the world allow a local monopoly in financial reporting standards for publicly held corporations. In the United States, for example, the statutory authority over these standards is vested in the Securities and Exchange Commission, who delegates the task of writing standards to the Financial Accounting Standards Board, retaining an oversight function for itself. In some countries these standards are specified through statutes in varying levels of detail. Few countries permit their corporations to choose among two or more sets of competing standards; monopoly is the reigning norm.
As you prepare to leave SOM for the Thanksgiving break, I remind you of the following three items to help ensure you have an uninterrupted computing experience.
Robert Sager '80 MPPM Philanthropist & President, Gordon Brothers Monday, November 18 Alexander "Hap" Ellis III '79 MBA Partner, Rockport Capital Partners Wednesday, November 20 Edward J. McKinley '79 MPPM Partner and Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus Thursday, November 21
Event Clean-up Expectations
Thank you to all of our students, faculty, alumnae, and staff who helped make the Yale MBA Women's Summit 2002 a tremendous success. A distinguished group of Yale alumnae addressed over 300 women at this standing-room only event, to talk about Leadership in Business & Society Today: A Personal View.
Prospective women MBA students learned more about opportunities in business careers and business education at the Forté Forum on November 12 at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York.