Year: 2006

Time to Revise Seaboard

Recently, Deputy Attorney General McNulty issued a memo revising the Thompson Memo.  Mr. McNulty’s revision of the standards for prosecuting organizations, which focuses largely on the question of cooperation, common interest agreements, and the payment of legal fees by organizations,

Backdating Options Scandal Part II: Taxing Problems of Option-Exercise Timing

December 12, a WSJ article focused on another manipulation technique relating to the stock option backdating scandal:  avoiding paying income taxes.  See How Backdating Helped Executives Cut Their Taxes, Evidence Suggests Recipients Of Some Stock-Option Grants Manipulated Exercise Dates, By