First In Time, First In Right

Law360, New York (August 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Andrew Fastow pled guilty. Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were convicted. Scores of other directors and officers who gathered around U.S. corporate conference tables in recent years have since become the subject of civil lawsuits or criminal indictments or both. The recent guilty verdict against Enron’s top two executives is but one more domino to fall in a series of corporate scandals that have ricocheted through America’s boardrooms and courtrooms during the past decade.

The same scandals were the catalyst behind the passage of The Public...
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