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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 14, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
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Enron cases continue seven years later

Enron cases continue seven years later

HOUSTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors are fighting to preserve the integrity of the Enron prosecutions to prove they had the right approach, court and Wall Street observers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 15, 2008.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, March 14, 2008.
By United Press International

Ousted Freddie Mac chief gets day in court

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Leland Brendsel was removed as head of the U.S. mortgage funder Freddie Mac four years ago and charged with elaborate accounting manipulations.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, June 15, 2007.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Enron challenge

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday let stand a lower court ruling that threw out Enron Corp. founder Kenneth Lay's conviction after he died.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, March 14, 2007.
By United Press International

'Big 4' firms seek liability relief

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- The "Big Four" U.S. accounting firms are lobbying regulators for liability relief in case clients get in trouble for misdeeds, a published report said Friday.

Enron's accountant gets 5.5 years

HOUSTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A Houston federal judge sentenced Enron Corp.'s former chief accountant to 5.5 years behind bars for his role in the scam that killed the company

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 15, the 166th day of 2006 with 199 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 9, the 99th day of 2006 with 266 to follow.
By United Press International

Quattrone conviction overturned

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- In a big setback to the Justice Department, a U.S. appeals court set aside the obstruction of justice conviction of investment banker Frank P. Quattrone.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2006 with 292 to follow.
By United Press International

U.S. drops prosecution of Arthur Andersen

HOUSTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. accounting firm Arthur Andersen will not be prosecuted over alleged misdeeds in the collapse of Houston-based Enron Corp.

Texas draws a bead on seven accountants

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The Texas state accounting board wants to discipline seven former Arthur Andersen accountants allegedly involved in the Enron Corp. collapse.

SEC mulls another accounting firm collapse

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- U.S. regulators have begun preparing for the collapse of one of the so-called Big Four accounting firms.

KPMG seeking plea deal over tax shelters

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- Accounting firm KPMG LLP is negotiating with U.S. Justice Department authorities to avert an indictment over its use of now-discredited tax shelters.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2005 with 199 to follow.
By United Press International

High court cans Arthur Andersen conviction

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday tossed the conviction of the once-mighty Arthur Andersen accounting firm, which collapsed in the Enron Corp. debacle.

High court hears Andersen case

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Wednesday on whether former auditing giant Arthur Andersen LLP committed witness tampering by shredding documents.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, April 9, the 99th day of 2005 with 266 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2005 with 292 to follow.
By United Press International

Words Matter: Business school lessons

DALLAS, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Are the nation's graduate business schools shortchanging students by not teaching students about the critical role of strategic communications in managing corpo
MERRIE SPAETH, UPI Columnist
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