• Finally, in 1999 the Financial Services Modernization Act , also known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, repealed provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act that had prevented banks, securities firms, and insurance companies from entering each other's markets, allowing for a series of mergers that created the country's first "megabanks. (britannica.com)
  • In the wake of the historic Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999, pay parity is more imperative than ever. (sec.gov)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB) AKA the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 - The Financial Modernization Act of 1999, also known as the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act), includes privacy provisions to protect consumer information held by financial institutions. (alaska.edu)
  • The method was later called Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) (Leach, 2000) and since then, many authors have studied and critically reviewed its fundamentals, principles and literature: e.g. (igi-global.com)
  • Thus, the merger was able to be completed, and in 1999 Weill became cochairman and co-CEO of Citigroup, then the largest financial services company in the world. (britannica.com)
  • Pressing most aggressively for Gramm-Leach-Bliley was Citigroup, which had merged its bank with Travelers insurance company, and needed a change in federal law to keep the giant corporation together. (opensecrets.org)
  • A look back at that debate, which was over the 1999 Financial Services Modernization Act, reveals that campaign contributions may have influenced the votes of politicians who, a decade later, are now grappling with the implosion of the giant banks they helped to foster. (opensecrets.org)
  • The life-history strategies of a selection of the most common European freshwater leeches (Euhirudinea) are described. (springer.com)
  • Glossiphoniid leeches of the genus Helobdella , which have a world-wide distribution, display the most highly developed parental care system: they not only protect but also feed the young they carry. (springer.com)
  • Ax, P. (1999) Das System der Metazoa II. (springer.com)
  • In 2008 Leech spoke at the Battle of Ideas Festival on 'Irish History: don't mention the war' on Saturday 1 November, 10.30am until 12.00pm, Lecture Theatre 2, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London. (powerbase.info)
  • Leach was fired by Texas Tech after being accused of mistreating a player, Adam Jones - the son of former ESPN announcer and NFL player Craig James - who had suffered a concussion. (theoaklandpress.com)