Dishonest Services: SEC’s Fight Against Public Corruption
We often think of laws to combat corruption as anti-bribery and anti-kickback laws. But the SEC is increasingly using securities fraud laws as a tool.
5 of History’s Brazen Crooks Who Defrauded Markets
Remember Ken Lay? Probably. Remember Alves dos Reis? Probably not, but he nearly bankrupted a country in 1925.
Dennis Kozlowski: CEO Bonuses for TARP Recipients ‘Indefensible’
As news of the conviction and sentencing of hedge-fund manager Raj Rajaratnam settles down, it’s a good time to take a look back at the last “Bond Villain” to make the financial perp walk—former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski.
Peter Elkind Discusses ‘Rise and Fall’ of Eliot Spitzer and Enron
At the fi360 Conference, the best-selling author offers lessons on Eliot Spitzer’s shortcomings and the dangers of Enron’s Skilling and Lay's management styles.
Senate Panel Eyes Combating Fraud After Enron’s Skilling Set Free
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Tuesday examining the U.S. Supreme Court decision that vacated the conviction of former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling.