The nation’s largest public pension fund, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, recently fired off a letter to the Fortune 100 CEOs, asking them to disclose any “interested-party transactions.” Specifically, the fund wants the CEOs to provide information on directors and executives who hold a financial interest in companies with which the CEOs do business. CalPERS is also wants to know which directors and officers hold an interest in companies acquired by the CEOs.


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The letter’s author, CalPERS Chief Investment Officer Mark Anson, writes that the pension fund is very concerned about recent news reports of these conflicts of interests, ...