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Should It Be Harder to Buy American?
A year after Dubai Port World, Congress is again weighing national-security concerns against a level playing field for foreign acquirers. February 7, 2007
Investigation Dilemma: Sing or Keep Mum?
If your company wants to talk to you as part of an internal investigation, you may need to weigh your desire to be a team player against your Fifth Amendment rights. February 2, 2007
The Enemy Within
Companies fear employee lawsuits more than any other legal threat. To prevent them, experts advise looking in the mirror. February 1, 2007
Sarbox on Ice?
True or false: The SEC, the PCAOB, and Congress are lightening up on Sarbanes-Oxley and legal liability. February 1, 2007
Top Ten Signs the Pendulum Has Swung
With Sarbanes-Oxley under fire, regulators, Congress, and the courts seem primed to ease up on post-scandal reforms. January 30, 2007
Specter Re-ups Thompson Memo Battle
The senator reintroduces a bill that would curb how prosecutors can ask for privileged information in corporate criminal cases. January 10, 2007
Enron's Causey Reports to Prison
Only Jeffrey Skilling and Andrew Fastow received tougher sentences for their roles in the collapse of the former energy giant. January 3, 2007
Q&A: Global Institute for Tomorrow's Founder
A critic of many corporate social responsibility programs, Chandran Nair believes it's more effective to go after corporate-law scofflaws. December 29, 2006
Best of 2006: Law and Order
Enron's big three were convicted this year, but only two went to prison. The WorldCom, HealthSouth, Tyco, and Adelphia criminal sagas also were wrapped up, for the most part, while a dominatrix paid a visit to an accountant. December 29, 2006
Feds Charge Three Ex-Fannie Mae Execs
The former CEO, CFO, and controller face 101 civil charges related to the mortgage giant's $7.9 billion accounting scandal. December 18, 2006