Options Backdating News
Top Five State Pension Fund Lawsuit Settlements
Publicly traded companies are cautioned by history not to attract the ire of state pension funds. BP and other companies whose problems have harmed investors, and who are repeatedly learning how litigious these public funds are. Last week the New York State Common Retirement Fund joined four Ohio
Jan. 9, 2007: Apple Unveils iPhone
At Macworld 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the new touch screen iPhone.
Murdoch's News Corp. Bid for Dow Jones Rejected
Just hours after Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. made an unsolicited offer Tuesday to buy Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, the family that controls Dow Jones announced that it had rejected the bid. The Bancroft family controls a little more than 50 percent of the votes at Dow
Will Jobs Keep His Job?
Apple's Stock Continues to Soar, but the Company's Backdating Scandal Threatens to Bring Down Its CEO
Broadcom co-founder bets he can still avoid prison
Broadcom co-founder Henry Samueli is gambling that an appeals court will accept a plea deal that would spare him prison time in one of the largest U.S. stock options backdating cases. Samueli is leaving his guilty plea in place as he pursues the appeal, his attorney, Gordon Greenberg, said Tuesday
Linking executive pay to bailout could result in regulatory mess
The proposed $700 billion bailout bill for the financial industry will intensify the scrutiny of highly paid executives — a long-running flashpoint between shareholders and companies. Frank Glassner, CEO of the Compensation Design Group, says the financial meltdown is forcing lawmakers and
The Fraternity of Financier Fugitives
Authorities Say Sam Israel III and Kobi Alexander Are Just the Latest in Long Line of Moneymen to Go on the Run
Verizon-Alltel, Fast Times at Broadcom
Verizon reached a deal to buy Alltel for US$28.1 billion, which would make the combined company the largest wireless carrier...
Broadcom Co-founder Drugged Drinks, Indictment Says
Broadcom co-founder Henry Nicholas was indicted on charges of backdating stock-options and illegal use of narcotics.
SEC Charges Former Broadcom Executives With Backdating
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two current and two former officers of semiconductor vendor Broadcom...