Accounting Fraud Cases Are Dead. Long Live Accounting Fraud Cases.
November 14, 2012 | The Insider: White Collar Defense and Securities Enforcement
For defense lawyers of a certain vintage, the early 2000s were a veritable golden age for accounting fraud cases. The marquee cases and investigations of the day – Enron, Computer Associates, Xerox, Adelphia, WorldCom, and Royal Ahold, among many others – were big, complex, and resource-intensive. They also were interesting and nuanced. And while many did result in guilty verdicts or onerous SEC settlements, [...]