Tuesday Apr 8
Set in Houston: From Galveston hurricane to Enron debacle, Gulf Coast ...
A woman walks through a cleared passageway among the debris left by the Galveston hurricane of 1900.
PwC's Booz Deal Revives Specter of Enron-Era Auditing Conflicts
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP's acquisition of consulting firm Booz & Co., completed this week, has U.S. regulators eyeing the potential for conflicts of interest in the auditing industry- again.
Whistleblower Claims The Wave Continues
"The cover-up is often worse than the crime" an apt mantra for employers who are being increasingly forced to defend retaliation and/or whistleblower claims brought in myriad industries under a broad spectrum of federal and state laws.
Dallas Morning News
Billionaire John Arnold explains support for DISD home rule
Whatever else John Arnold may feel about being a target of controversy in the push for a DISD home-rule charter, he isn't surprised.
Dallas Morning News
Jim Mitchell: John Arnold, the enigma - billionaire philanthropist...
Since Support our Public Schools started, we've learned little about John Arnold, the Houston billionaire, former Enron executive and DISD graduate behind the effort.
The Destruction Of Arthur Andersen And The Use Of DPAs In FCPA Enforcement
The debate over the efficiencies of Deferred Prosecution Agreements continued this week with additional criticism of their use.
Insurance Journal West
NCAA Expected to Score Deal on Concussion Safety Soon
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is expected as early as April to reach an agreement to boost safeguards for athletes who get concussions while playing college sports.
Jennifer Mudge, Stephen Plunkett, Liv Rooth and More Join Three Day...
New cast members have been announced for Three Day Hangover's Big Boozy Benefit, an event supporting the company's awesome 2014 Season! Jennifer Mudge , Autumn Hurlbert , Allison Guinn , Stephen Plunkett , Chad Goodridge , January LaVoy , and Liv Rooth will join the previously announced cast members, all of whom represent a crazy-talented and ... (more)
Push Back At Last
WHEREAS Houston billionaire John Arnold, a hedge-fund manager and former Enron trader, is bankrolling an effort to transform all of the Dallas Independent School District into a so-called "home-rule charter district" that would not be subject to essential safeguards in state law for students, parents, teachers, and citizens of the district; WHEREAS ... (more)
Ventura County Star
John Grace: Enron's lessons in diversification still apply
More than a decade after its bankruptcy, Enron Corp. still has lessons that apply to investors saving for retirement, columnist John Grace writes.