SACRAMENTO, CA – Former Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt, Jr. spoke at the June 5 meeting of the Teachers’ Retirement Board, giving a presentation to trustees that touched on regulatory changes in the U.S, corporate governance, and the state of the accounting industry.
Levitt called the CalSTRS board “one of the most courageous and forward-thinking public pension boards in the country.”
Levitt was the 25th and longest-serving chair of the SEC. He left the Commission in February 2001. Investor protection was Levitt’s top priority during his tenure as chair.