By Jerry W Markham

the writer of the award-winning trilogy A monetary historical past of the USA now offers a definitive new reference or the foremost mess ups of yank company governance before everything of the twenty first century. a necessary source for college kids, lecturers and pros in company finance, and securities legislations, this exhaustive paintings presents in-depth insurance of the cave in of the Enron company and different monetary scandals that erupted within the wake of the marketplace downturn of 2000. The authoritative quantity lines the marketplace growth and bust that preceded Enron's cave in, in addition to the aftermath of that failure, together with the Enron financial disaster lawsuits, the prosecution of Enron officers, and Enron's function within the California power predicament. It examines the function of the SEC's complete disclosure process in company governance, and the position of accountants in that process, together with Arthur Andersen LLP, the Enron auditor that was once destroyed after it was once accused of obstructing justice. the writer chronicles the meltdown within the telecom region that gave upward push to accounting scandals at Nortel, Lucent, Qwest, worldwide Crossing, Adelphia, and WorldCom. He strains different accounting and governance mess ups at ceremony relief, Xerox, laptop affiliates, AOL Time Warner, Vivendi, HealthSouth, and Hollinger. Markham additionally covers such Wall road scandals because the Martha Stewart trial, the monetary analyst conflicts, and the mutual fund buying and selling abuses. He analyzes the Sarbanes-Oxley laws that was once followed according to those scandals, the burdens it imposes, and carrying on with flaws in complete disclosure. Markham additionally lines the impressive marketplace restoration that the scandals and addresses the inaccurate efforts of company governance reformers that resulted in the abuses.

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