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  • The Stoneridge Showdown

    If the Supreme Court decides that suppliers should be held liable in shareholder lawsuits, will it cause a global ripple effect? June 15, 2007

  • Bush, SEC Differ in Fraud Liability Case

    The SEC voted to support investors in a Supreme Court case that could determine liability for Enron's "secondary actors," but Bush believes regulators should handle the issue, not the plaintiffs' bar. June 13, 2007

  • Whistle-blowers Face High Burden of Proof

    A CFO lost his case based on the question of "reasonable belief," a measurement that employee advocates say the whistle-blower appeals board treats too narrowly and inconsistently. June 12, 2007

  • Taming the Trib's Tax Trouble

    As it awaits a buyout led by Zell, Tribune Co. settles its long-running dispute over the tax-free reorganization its Times Mirror subsidiary tried to negotiate for a unit. June 4, 2007

  • Qwest CFO Settles Fraud Charges

    Robin Szeliga, who testified against CEO Nacchio at his trial, will pay $577,000 in SEC consent agreement. June 4, 2007

  • SEC to Side with Investors in Enron Case

    The SEC reportedly will support Enron shareholders in a Supreme Court case addressing whether banks, auditors, vendors, and other "secondary actors" can be held liable for another company's fraud. June 4, 2007

  • Fall Lineup Includes Secondary Actors

    The outcome of lawsuits against Enron's business partners could be determined later this year when the Supreme Court hears an unrelated case. June 1, 2007

  • Mercury, Brocade Hit with Steep Backdating Fines

    In the first SEC civil fraud settlements related to stock-option timing abuse, Mercury Interactive is hit with $28 million and Brocade $7 million. May 31, 2007

  • KPMG Tax Shelter Case Could Be Dropped

    An appeals court gives a federal judge the go-ahead to dismiss the tax-shelter case against former KPMG employees. May 24, 2007

  • Probe Hits N.Y. Comptroller's Office

    Prosecutors are reportedly focused on whether "gate keepers" in the comptroller's office guarded against undue influence in investing the $150 billion pension fund. May 8, 2007

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