Statement from SEC Chairman Harvey L. Pitt re: Agreement on Comprehensive Reform Legislation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, D.C., July 24, 2002 -- "On behalf of the Commission, I congratulate the congressional conference committee for reaching agreement on comprehensive reform legislation. It is deeply gratifying to see members of both parties, under the leadership of Chairman Sarbanes and Chairman Oxley, working together to reach consensus to enact reforms designed to restore integrity to the nation's financial markets and to serve the interests of U.S. investors."