blue ribbon committee


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Noun1.blue ribbon committee - an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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The Hill, an American webloid, quoted Trump as saying, "We put Melania and other people on this blue ribbon committee.
It may interest Gordon to find out whether or not reports are true that the mysterious 'USB,' which this official 'illegally' received came from a big pharmaceutical firm that the Blue Ribbon Committee may have a major interest in.
Finally re-appearing at the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee public hearing last Monday, Faeldon appears ready to explode ahead of the feared eruption of Mt.
The blue ribbon committee cited Faeldon for contempt last September after he refused to testify at the hearing on the alleged payola system at the BOC, as well as the inquiry into the P6.
Right now, it's a sub-committee draft report and members of the blue ribbon committee are signing it, once the majority signs, it can be considered a blue ribbon committee report," Sotto explained.
Just weeks earlier, a tainted and much-criticized Bush-appointed head of the Securities and Exchange Commission was fired, and a former FBI director he appointed to a blue ribbon committee was forced to resign because of their collective bad judgment, conflicts of interest and otherwise shoddy leadership.
To address this issue the NYSE Blue Ribbon Committee included "independent communication and information flow between the audit committee and internal auditor" in its best practices recommendations.
The issuance in 1999 of the "Report of The Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees" (known as the Blue Ribbon Committee), sponsored by the New York Stock Exchange and the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
Way back in 1994, a Blue Ribbon Committee of the National Association of Corporate Directors urged the boards of all public companies to establish a formal system for annually reviewing the performance of their CEOs, the boards themselves and, in time, all the individual directors.
Working within the new audit committee framework--as laid out in the report of the Blue Ribbon Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Corporate Audit Committees and the report of the Panel on Audit Effectiveness (the O'Malley panel)--the outside auditor can serve as a valuable resource in preventing and detecting accounting fraud.
I and others are assembling a blue ribbon committee of professionals from history, science, law, and journalism as well as patriots and will investigate it from inception until this date.
But after analyzing their preliminary reports, a blue ribbon committee last month decided it could not recommend joining the organizations.

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