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ENRON is a 2009 play by British playwright Lucy Prebble. The play is based on the financial scandal and eventual collapse of the American energy corporation, Enron, based in Houston,Texas. Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling (Annemarie Alaniz) and his boss Ken Lay (Kayla Johnson) are the main ...
The investors said one UBS entity knew of Enron's poor prospects, but another UBS entity brokered the investors' purchase of Enron debt anyway and failed to disclose Enron's instability, according to the court's opinion. However, the investors didn't show the UBS entities shared knowledge or acted ...

A Netherlands-based company has named Houston as its U.S. headquarters after developing artificial intelligence business software influenced in part by lessons learned after the collapse of Houston-based Enron Corp., one of the largest bankruptcies in world history. KeenCorp B.V.'s software aims to ...
Presented as an epic myth and featuring a cast of all female and non-binary actors, “Enron” takes us through the twists and turns of capitalism, the glamour of greed and the toxic adrenaline of success. Through an engrossing mix of drama and comedy, the play will demonstrate the depth of deceit that led to ...
When acting senior Annemarie Alaniz took on the role of former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, she saw it as an opportunity to assume an identity that she normally wouldn't be able to fulfill in real life. “I know that there would probably be no other opportunity to play a character this way,” Alaniz said. “Getting to ...
If the name Andy Fastow rings a bell, it's probably because of his former role as CFO of Enron Corp., the Houston-based company that collapsed under the weight of fraud in 2002. Fastow pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy in relation to the Enron case, and in 2006 he was sentenced to six years in ...

The rise and fall of Houston corporate monolith Enron was a stain on American business practices that ruined the lives of 20,000 employees and grifted billions of dollars from countless investors. It also serves as the current business model for quite a few companies in the U.S. It is a story people really ...
In the early years of the 21st century, no company was more synonymous with corporate corruption than Enron. The shady accounting and outright fraud of many of the Houston-based energy company's dealings led to a massive bankruptcy, congressional investigation and decades of jail time for some of ...
Weissmann also successfully argued in U.S. District Court that Enron's major outside auditor, Arthur Andersen, had covered up the losses at Enron and had shredded documents to hide its role. The long respected Chicago-based firm was convicted of obstructing justice and effectively went out of business ...
The company —the auditing firm for Houston-based Enron — was caught destroying documents that were relevant to myriad investigations in to Enron's fraudulent practices. Luckily, Tencza was able to get a job with EY's Louisville office. But EY, then known as Ernst & Young, is headquartered in London.
Hoe iemand zinnen formuleert, verraadt iets over zijn gemoedstoestand, bemerkte Jurgen Steeman. Hij ontdekte dat analyse van e-mails - onder meer van frauderende Enron-managers - de betrokkenheid van werknemers meetbaar maakt en begon het bedrijf KeenCorp. Maar uitleggen dat de privacy is gewaarborgd, blijft ...
The Tax Court of Canada has ordered a February 2019 trial in the dispute over CIBC's efforts to deduct $3 billion in Enron-related lawsuit settlements and legal costs. As Geoffrey Zochodne reports, Revenue Canada refused the deductions, saying they weren't allowed expenses. Enron went bankrupt in ...
The rare case—Martha Stewart, Bernie Madoff, Enron—generated much publicity, suggesting, incorrectly, that corporate wrongdoing has predictable deterrent consequences to individual wrongdoers. Eisinger indicts the Justice Department for failing to prosecute white-collar criminals. CEOs have received ...
The top judge for the Tax Court of Canada has ordered that a long-running dispute over the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's efforts to deduct about $3-billion in Enron-related lawsuit settlements and legal costs will go to trial next year. The case stems from CIBC's 2005 decision to settle two lawsuits ...
If the name Andy Fastow rings a bell, it's probably because of his former role as CFO of Enron Corp., the Houston-based company that collapsed under the weight of fraud in 2002. Fastow pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy in relation to the Enron case, and in 2006 he was sentenced to six years in ...
But on the other side, there are companies like Enron, Feit said. "In mid-2000, the stock traded at $90.75. By the end of November 2001 Enron was at $1 before the company declared bankruptcy. Ouch!" Feit said. Or you can look at General Electric, which Feit said tells the story of a relevant company price ...
Think of it like stocks—if you're all in on Enron and Enron implodes, so does your money. But invest in a range of companies and you can hedge against uncertainty. Same goes for water sources. Dams, however ecologically terrible their impacts, let you save up a stock of water. You may even decide to ...

Enron, Madoff, Bitcoin and binary options: JPMorgan under fire over account monitoring failures. JPMorgan may have created AML and KYC programs that facially met the requirements of the Patriot Act and related regulations, but did not effectively execute those programs, 246 investors defrauded in a ...
Before Switch became reality, energy giant Enron made a $1 billion investment in Southern Nevada. A few years later, the company collapsed. Review-Journal articles from 2006 and 2011 described how Houston-based Enron invested that money into a building atop fiber optic cables less than a mile east ...
The S.E.C.'s efforts to aggressively stop accounting problems stems from the history of companies like Enron and WorldCom, where small steps to burnish the financial statements burgeoned into frauds that took down the companies, ended in thousands of job losses and cost shareholders billions. How this ...
In 2002, after accounting scandals erupted at corporations such as Enron and WorldCom, Congress cracked down on audit firms. One problem it wanted to address was the notion that auditors, who are hired by companies to check their financial statements, had become too cozy with their clients.
Melinda Harmon, a lifetime appointee to the federal bench who oversaw civil class action lawsuits involving Enron shareholders, has announced she plans to retire Mar. 31, creating a vacancy on one of the busiest dockets in the country. Harmon, 71, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump and noted she ...
Melinda Harmon, a lifetime appointee to the federal bench who oversaw civil class action lawsuits involving Enron shareholders, has announced she plans to retire Mar. 31, creating a vacancy on one of the busiest dockets in the country. Harmon, 71, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump and noted she ...
“The superficial view would be that every day this guy makes stuff up as he goes along, so Trump is going to be a terrible witness, and he'll say things that will get him in trouble,” says Sam Buell, a former federal prosecutor who was part of the government's team in the Enron case. “But Trump has ...
Arthur Andersen not only breached public's trust by aiding in Enron's accounting fraud but went a step further by obstructing justice as well. Arthur Andersen's accountants rolled up their sleeves and shredded tons of Enron's fraudulent accounting/audit records as the company's billions in losses hidden in ...
MUMBAI On the morning of Jan. 7, 2009, Ramalinga Raju sent a letter to India's stock exchanges and securities regulator announcing his resignation as chairman of Satyam Computer Services, the country's fourth-largest software exporter at the time. That announcement alone would have been cause for ...
(Markets Edition) Another day, another stock market surge — but is that a good thing? David Kelly, chief global strategist at JP Morgan Funds, joined us to share why it makes him feel a little bit "uncomfortable." Afterwards, we'll look at how the U.K. is dealing with a corporate collapse similar to the Enron ...
Reaction to the collapse of the UK's second largest construction group has focused on the reasons why the company's troubles were allowed to push it past the point of no return. Roger Barker, head of corporate governance at the Institute of Directors, said: “It is clear that major providers of public services ...
Ramalinga Rajuthe, the founder of software services exporter Satyam Computer Services, sometimes referred to as "India's Enron", admitted in 2009 that the firm had overstated earnings and assets amounting to around $1bn (£750m) for several years. Satyam was audited by Price Waterhouse during the ...
From a corporate governance and accountability perspective, cybersecurity today is being treated like accounting was before the fallout from the Enron scandal inspired the Sarbanes-Oxley Act's increased standards for corporate disclosures. With the privacy and personal data of hundreds of millions of ...
With any investment portfolio, diversification is critical to maximizing return. Diversification can merely be defined as “not putting all your eggs in one basket.” Here's an example of why not diversifying is bad: when too-big-to-fail energy company Enron collapsed, so did its employees' retirement plans. Why?
Chanos once earned the respect of Wall Street by predicting and profiting from the downfall of Enron Corp. Chanos now says the outflow of Tesla management this year is reminiscent of the environment at Enron prior to its collapse. [See: 7 of the Best Stocks to Buy for 2018.] Chanos has been short Tesla ...
Following a slew of corporate scandals in the early 2000s—most prominently the one involving energy company Enron—the United States government instituted a number of regulatory changes. The largest was the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which expanded mandatory financial disclosures, and ...
Enron was the poster-boy case. In the early 2000s, it was America's most admired company—aggressive, entrepreneurial, and technically savvy. But its financials were lies through and through. Loan proceeds were booked as revenues, income was double-counted, fake businesses galore reliably churned out fake profits.
After a 545-percent run the last three months, AURORA CANNABIS IN (OTC: ACBFF) is running on fumes, according to Citron Research. Short-seller Andrew Left warned investors in a Wednesday short thesis that the $10.80 stock is likely to concede 50 percent “when sanity sets in.” “You must be high to be ...
“You must be high to be buying Aurora, which sports Enron type accounting and is the weakest player in the space,” Left tweeted at 12:39 p.m. ET. Aurora Cannabis announced Tuesday it sold cannabis worth $2.5 million in November, its highest ever. By Left's assessment, the firm has no path to profitability ...
Chanos once earned the respect of Wall Street by predicting and profiting from the downfall of Enron Corp. Chanos now says the outflow of Tesla management this year is reminiscent of the environment at Enron prior to its collapse. [See: 7 of the Best Stocks to Buy for 2018.] Chanos has been short Tesla ...
Following a slew of corporate scandals in the early 2000s—most prominently the one involving energy company Enron—the United States government instituted a number of regulatory changes. The largest was the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which expanded mandatory financial disclosures, and ...
Steinhoff, the world's biggest furniture maker after Ikea, is imploding amid suspicions the company may have misstated billions of euros in revenue in a manner analysts allege resembles the 2001 Enron scandal that resulted in the US firm's bankruptcy. "We found their acquired businesses are struggling ...
Before the Senate votes on this tax plan, do what a lot of people who invested in Enron wish they'd done: Take a hard look at the numbers. Pay close attention to the deductions you're going to lose and who's going to gain. Then let your representative in Congress know that you're not buying this ...
Law360, New York (November 20, 2017, 4:02 PM EST) -- Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch have asked a New York federal judge to rule in their ...
One area that Fox focused on was the Sarbanes Oxley Act, which he claimed was created directly by the Enron and WorldCom cases “and that ...
The 2002 Enron scandal drew global attention and Sherron Watkins became forever known as the Enron whistleblower. Speaking at National Whistleblower Day earlier this year, she praised the crucial role whistleblowers play in demanding transparency and accountability from our corporations and ...
Recently, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal said that Bitcoin is “Enron in the making.” In doing so, he added himself to the long list of traditionally ...
ICE Age – how Wall Street and Enron turned oil into an asset class and wrecked the global Oil Market. Transition through Gas – Obama ...
Australia could be facing an Enron-style corporate collapse unless the big four accounting firms dramatically improve their auditing standards, ...
Law360, New York (November 2, 2017, 9:36 PM EDT) -- A former Enron subsidiary largely prevailed Thursday in its bid for Nigeria to pay attorneys' fees it ...
The quality of Australian corporate audits is appalling and getting worse, potentially leading to an Enron-style corporate collapse, according to ...
The research was made possible through use of a massive email database from the former energy company Enron. Over 1 million emails ...
Weissmann has been involved in high-profile cases before, most notably, the government's Enron Task Force. His biography on Bloomberg ...


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