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Regulatory Competition Among Accounting Standards Within and Across International Boundaries

November 14th, 2002

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.

Virus Reminder

November 14th, 2002

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.

The Yale School of Management Coat of Arms

November 13th, 2002

The traditional heraldic shapes below the Yale University Arms portray an abstract conference table with eight seats. The table and seats symbolize the negotiation and decision making necessary of all management.

Yale School of Management's Edward H. Kaplan Awarded 2002 INFORMS® President's Award

November 11th, 2002

New Haven, CT, November 11, 2002 – The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®) announced today that Edward H. Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management (SOM) and Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Medicine, is the 2002 recipient of the INFORMS® President's Award. The award will be presented to Professor Kaplan during a ceremony held at the San Jose Conference Center, as part of the INFORMS® annual meeting, on November 18, 2002.

Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces National Business Plan Competition Results

November 7th, 2002

New Haven, CT, November 7, 2002 - "The Yale School of Management – The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures" announces its selection of 80 nonprofit organizations to proceed to Round II of the National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations.

Ewald Kist, Chairman of the Executive Board, ING Group

November 7th, 2002

Thursday, November 14 11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m. General Motors Room Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue

Career Fairs/Forums

November 7th, 2002

Asian Diversity Conference & Job FairThursday - Friday, November 14-15Jacob Javits Convention CenterNew York CityFirst and biggest event of it's kind: hundreds of exhibitors, thousands of attendees, stimulating work

Career Discussions With Alums

November 7th, 2002

Bob Dewey, Yale SOM '86 Principal, Morgan Stanley