apologists for capitalism argued that Enron was a ' one-off ' - an unfortunate slip of the regulators that was unlikely to happen again.
Enron was " looking for a quick way to sell assets to generate income, " said one long-time Enron finance person.
He focuses on Enron which was the real biggie.
After eight years of financial chicanery, he concludes, " the Chancellor has produced an Enron for Africa.
It appears they would rather the matter quietly disappeared in case the bank's questionable dealings with Enron are put under further scrutiny.
Certainly one wants to bring the wicked alliance between corrupt Enron and the increasingly despotic Bush administration to an end.
The implication is that capitalism itself is one big swindle (compare Enron, Maxwell, etc.
tenuous link to Enron I think we would be left with Martin Bell.
Even Tony has a tenuous link to Enron I think we would be left with Martin Bell.
Gordon Brown, meanwhile, will inherit the electoral equivalent of Enron share certificates, out-smarted by a more venal, less principled operator.
Enron Scandal in the USA - former vice-president shoots himself.
Business ethics has been a hot topic lately, especially with companies like Enron making headlines.
In the wake of the Enron disaster, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) passed a business ethics-related law known as the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
While Enron and Arthur Anderson may have profited in the short-term, the end result was the largest corporate bankruptcy in history (at that time) and the dissolution of Arthur Anderson auditing firm.
With Enron stocks plummeting from $90(USD) to $0.10 per share, stockholders were left holding the bag for a loss of $11 billion.
Because of the Enron Scandal, congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002.
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