Less than the Least

Entries from Less than the Least tagged with 'Enron'

Where's a Real Villain When You Need One--Skeel

Almost a year into the subprime crisis, we still haven’t seen any major reforms. The Enron and WorldCom scandals six years ago, by contrast, prompted sweeping reforms in Congress and on Wall Street. Why the difference? I increasingly think...

Punishing Corporate Crime--Stuntz

David’s post about Spitzer and his excesses prompts a thought: I wonder whether those excesses might be hard-wired into the enterprise of prosecuting corporate crime. Think about it this way. Thieves who never quite manage to steal anything aren’t likely...