CalPERS Tapped For SEC Investor Advisory Panel

Law360, San Diego (April 10, 2012, 9:58 PM EDT) -- The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the largest public pension fund in the country, said Tuesday it had been tapped by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to take part in the agency’s new investor advisory committee, formed as part of the Dodd-Frank reform package.

The appointment by SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro comes after CalPERS and other institutional investors representing more than $1.6 trillion in assets called on the agency in February to adopt a proactive agenda to protect investors and encourage fair, efficient markets and...
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