Bain's SEC Filings Don't Mean Romney's A Crook, Attys Say

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 6:12 PM EDT) -- In securities filings, Bain Capital Inc. continued to identify Mitt Romney as its chief executive for years after he had supposedly left the firm, but the suggestion that the Republican presidential candidate lied to regulators and committed a felony carries little credibility, legal experts say.

On Thursday, President Barack Obama's re-election campaign pounced on a Boston Globe report detailing U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents that indicate Romney remained Bain's sole owner and chief executive through 2002. Romney has long insisted he relinquished control of the...
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