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Enron: Another Final Chapter

Ex-shareholders get a drop of solace in the form of $7.2 billion in settlements.

October 1, 2008

Former Enron shareholders got a little payback last month when a federal judge approved the distribution of $7.2 billion in settlements. Like so much else about Enron, the case is historic, representing the largest settlement ever in U.S. securities litigation, according to the Securities Class Action Clearinghouse at Stanford University. Read more...

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