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Office Pools: A Safe Bet?
Pools are in bloom again as the NCAA gears up for its March Madness tournament. But even though most of them are small potatoes, they are not risk free. March 14, 2008
BDO International Back on Hook in $521M Negligence Case?
An appeals court overturns a 2007 ruling that freed BDO Seidman's global arm from a lawsuit in which the U.S. firm was found liable for not detecting a client's financial fraud. March 13, 2008
A Pennsylvania district attorney uses Villanova accounting students to help root out financial crimes. March 1, 2008
Justices' ERISA Ruling Puts Firms on Spot
Supreme Court stokes employers' worries by giving individual 401(k) participants the OK to sue their plan administrators. February 20, 2008
Inventory Error Spurs Restatement
As per usual in such cases, a lawyer is looking into filing claims against Opnext concerning possible securities violations. February 15, 2008
Harder to Hide
The Siemens bribery scandal is spurring governments around the world to cooperate on prosecuting corporate crime. February 15, 2008
SEC Probes Dozens of Subprime Lenders
Teaming with the FBI, the regulator wants to determine whether the crisis is criminal. February 14, 2008
Then and Now: What Lerach Told Us
Plaintiffs' attorney William Lerach, long the scourge of Corporate America, was sentenced today to two years in prison for paying off witnesses. Years ago, here's what he told CFO magazine about his view of corruption in corporate finance. February 11, 2008
Does Mass. Law Force Sarbox on Nonprofits?
A Massachusetts health-care workers' union claims that a state law requires nonprofit organizations to adhere to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions. February 8, 2008
Will It Ever End?
Justice is meted out to James Koenig, former CFO of Waste Management, for the biggest pre-Enron accounting scandal. February 1, 2008