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4 Apr 2013, 12:52 pm by McNabb Associates, P.C.
CNBC on April 4, 2013 released the following: “By: Scott Cohn CNBC Senior Correspondent Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the energy giant’s epic collapse, could get out of prison early under an agreement being discussed by his attorneys and the Justice Department, CNBC has learned. Skilling, who was convicted in 2006 of conspiracy, fraud and insider trading, has served just over six years. It is not clear how much his sentence would… [read post]
28 Apr 2010, 4:21 pm by By CYRUS SANATI
The premiere of the theatrical tale of greed and manipulation shows that financial drama and accounting minutiae can be found on Broadway as well as on Wall Street. [read post]
25 Jun 2010, 12:20 pm by By PETER J. HENNING
Watch Collar Watch examines the limitations that the Supreme Court's ruling in the Skilling case puts on the prosecution of corporate executives for misconduct that does not involve lining their own pockets. [read post]
24 Jun 2010, 5:45 pm by By DEALBOOK
Floyd Norris looks at how the Supreme Court gave a victory to the mastermind of the Enron fraud and may throw out a corporate reform law inspired by the Enron scandal. [read post]
30 Apr 2010, 7:01 am by By PETER J. HENNING
White Collar Watch examines why the government's criminal prosecutions in cases involving options backdating appear to be drawing to a close. [read post]
4 Feb 2011, 8:41 am by Elie Mystal
John Taylor Skilling, the son of former Enron executive Jeff Skilling, was found dead in his apartment in California. The Associated Press says that a bottle of medication was found next to John Skilling, and they report that he had been distraught over a recent breakup with his girlfriend.His father, Jeffrey Skilling, served as president of Enron. In 2006, Jeff Skilling was convicted after a jury trial of multiple charges arising out of Enron’s collapse, and was sentenced to 24 years in prison.… [read post]
15 Feb 2012, 6:56 am by McNabb Associates, P.C.
Chicago Tribune on February 15, 2012 released the following: "By Annie Sweeney and Andy Grimm Tribune reporters Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year sentence at a federal prison in Colorado as he had sought, sources said Tuesday. Blagojevich, who is due to report to prison by March 15, received word from federal prison officials in recent days that he will be assigned to a low-security prison near the Denver suburb of Littleton in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies, the sources… [read post]
7 Apr 2011, 6:09 am by Juggalo Law
Jeff Skilling* Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s appeal was denied by the Fifth Circuit. While he remains the smartest guy in the room, the room consists of him and a half-wit cellmate whose only discernible talent is making Prune-o. [WSJ Law Blog]* Bruce Fein, an attorney who worked on Clinton’s impeachment and called for Bush’s impeachment as well, has drafted articles of impeachment for Barack Obama. His high crime and misdemeanor? Time theft. [Politico]* An Ohio man has been charged with… [read post]
7 Jan 2010, 2:18 pm by By DEALBOOK
The Tony Award-winning actor Norbert Leo Butz has been cast in the role of the disgraced former chief executive in the coming Broadway production of the play "Enron." [read post]
1 Mar 2010, 4:59 pm by By DEALBOOK
Both the law under which Jeffrey K. Skilling was convicted and the way his jury was selected were the subject of skeptical questioning at the Supreme Court on Monday. [read post]
24 Jun 2010, 7:23 am by By DEALBOOK
Updated: The Supreme Court ruled that the convictions of Jeffrey Skilling and Conrad Black were flawed, finding fault in interpretations of the statutes used to prosecute them. [read post]
29 Jun 2010, 8:38 am by By DEALBOOK
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new review of the convictions in the government corruption case against Don Siegelman, a former Alabama governor, and Richard Scrushy, a former chief executive of HealthSouth, The Associated Press reports. [read post]
1 Mar 2010, 5:29 am by By DEALBOOK
Jeffrey Skilling, the former Enron chief executive who was found guilty of fraud for his role at the collapsed energy giant, has one last shot at overturning that conviction on Monday by appearing before the Supreme Court of the United States. [read post]
25 Aug 2010, 2:16 pm by By PETER LATTMAN
The decision to dismiss the Westar case underscores the challenges facing the government in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that narrowed the scope of the theft of "honest services" statute. [read post]
29 Sep 2010, 1:23 am by By DEALBOOK
The Justice Department asked Congress on Tuesday for a law that would restore powers prosecutors have used against public and private sector officials who intentionally hide conflicts of interest for personal gain. [read post]
14 Jun 2010, 6:46 am by By DEALBOOK
Former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling spoke to Fortune about the trials of prison life and pointed out how he would have changed his defense in the government's case into the energy giant's collapse. [read post]
29 Oct 2010, 2:05 pm by By THOMAS KAPLAN
A federal appeals court in Chicago reversed two of Conrad M. Black's 2007 convictions for fraud on Friday, but it upheld a third fraud conviction as well as a guilty verdict for obstruction of justice. [read post]
21 Jul 2010, 2:07 pm by By DEALBOOK
A federal judge in Chicago released the former newspaper baron Conrad M. Black from prison on $2 million bond, while she decides whether to throw out his 2007 conviction for defrauding shareholders. [read post]
8 May 2013, 11:28 am by WSJ Staff
Enron’s incarcerated former president Jeffrey Skilling and the Justice Department have reached an agreement that would cut his federal prison sentence to as little 14 years from 24 years. [read post]
1 Jun 2011, 11:31 am by By PETER J. HENNING
The convictions of Conrad Black and Jeffrey Skilling have been upheld by the "harmless error" doctrine. That could affect Raj Rajaratnam's expected appeal. [read post]