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"The Investor's Champion" (Cover Story, Sept. 25, 2000)


Corrections & Clarifications

"The investor's champion" (Cover Story, Sept. 25, 2000)

In "The investor's champion" (Cover Story, Sept. 25), the caption on the photo of Merck & Co. Chief Financial Officer Judy C. Lewent should have said that Securities & Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt Jr. asked Lewent and a half-dozen other CFOs to testify on the separation rule. Also, the story should have said that accountants hold half, not most, of the seats on the Independence Standards Board.Return to top

"Stand up and fight" (International Business, Sept. 11, 2000)

"Stand up and fight" (International Business, Sept. 11) should have said that Chikara Minami, a plaintiff in a consumer-liability lawsuit against Mitsubishi Motors Corp., was the main witness in the trial. His three friends did not testify, nor did the prosecution present expert testimony as stated in the story. Also, the story said liabilities have never exceeded $50,000 in the cases that have come to a ruling since 1995. It should have said rarely, since there was one valued at $613,000.Return to top

"Bio invasion" (Special Report, Sept. 11, 2000)

A table in "Bio invasion," (Special Report, Sept. 11) erroneously stated that horses can get foot-and-mouth disease. They can't.Return to top

"A new rule book for fund managers" (Finance, Sept. 4, 2000)

In "A new rule book for fund managers," (Finance, Sept. 4), the Chicago Board Options Exchange was incorrectly identified as the Chicago Board of Equities.Return to top


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