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Creating ‘a Bigger Mess?’ Battle Lines Are Drawn on the Proxy Access Rule
Sep 02, 2009
After the recent economic meltdown and trillions of dollars in shareholder losses, many Americans are questioning whether corporate boards have been doing their job. But the Securities and Exchange Commission's[…]
Tax Shelters: Exotic or Just Plain Illegal?
Mar 08, 2006
They were unusual tax shelters that went by incomprehensible names like BLIPS, OPIS, BOSS and FLIP -- and they boomeranged on the companies that sold them. In February, German bank[…]
Advice for Enron Litigants: Keep It Simple
Mar 01, 2006
It took prosecutors just over four years to work their way up the Enron food chain, but now the failed energy company's top former executives, Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling,[…]
SEC’s Spotlight on Executive Pay: Will It Make a Difference?
Feb 08, 2006
Compensation for American CEOs has soared over the past decade, far exceeding inflation and wage gains of ordinary workers -- and leading critics to charge that self-serving insiders have tilted[…]
E-Commerce: The Taxman Cometh…Or Does He?
Apr 20, 2005
As the April 15 deadline for filing taxes in the U.S. approaches, several eBay "power sellers" -- those who make a tidy sum each year auctioning items on the site[…]
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