Levick Weekly - February 15, 2013: S&P’S Ordeal IS There Life After Eric Holder?

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In This Issue:

- S&P’S Ordeal Is There Life After Eric Holder?

- The PR problem the Pentagon & VA Share

- Change.Org A powerful adversary for brands

- Blogs worth following

- Levick in the news

- Excerpt from S&P’S Ordeal Is There Life After Eric Holder?:

It was the first thing that occurred to just about everyone when news broke on Monday that the Justice Department, joined by attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia, was suing Standard & Poor’s and its parent, the McGraw-Hill Companies, for intentionally propping up the ratings of shaky mortgage instruments. S&P’s alleged motive was to not discourage new business. The purported impact was to set up investors (and the rest of us) for the financial crash.

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Topics:  Blogs, Brand, Change.org, Corporate Social Responsibility, DOJ, Fraud, McGraw Hill, Mortgages, Pentagon, Public Relations, S&P, Veterans, Veterans Administration

Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Military Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

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