Review Comments | 09.28.09

r.jpgLast day for our poll on the Year Ahead and be sure to submit your captions for the Emmys.
Allen Stanford Can Take A Punch – Probably a small disagreement over some Lucky Strikes. [DB]
Ex-Enron Broadband Co-CEO Sentenced for Wire Fraud – Does this mean that Enron on the stage will have to do a re-write before coming to the States? [Bloomberg]
Treasury Department to Examine ACORN’s Compliance With Tax Laws – Surely this isn’t as bad as it sounds. [TaxProf Blog]
SEC Charges Detroit-Area Stock Broker Who Lured Elderly into $250 Million Ponzi Scheme – Fundamentally disrespecting the elderly. In Detroit no less. This is some special kind of Ponzi Scum. [SEC.gov]
Axa chief attacks accounting rules switch – Says accounting rules are ‘too important to be left to accountants’. Right. Because insurance companies and governments have such kick ass track records on the subject. [FT]

r.jpgLast day for our poll on the Year Ahead and be sure to submit your captions for the Emmys.
Allen Stanford Can Take A Punch – Probably a small disagreement over some Lucky Strikes. [DB]
Ex-Enron Broadband Co-CEO Sentenced for Wire Fraud – Does this mean that Enron on the stage will have to do a re-write before coming to the States? [Bloomberg]
Treasury Department to Examine ACORN’s Compliance With Tax Laws – Surely this isn’t as bad as it sounds. [TaxProf Blog]
SEC Charges Detroit-Area Stock Broker Who Lured Elderly into $250 Million Ponzi Scheme – Fundamentally disrespecting the elderly. In Detroit no less. This is some special kind of Ponzi Scum. [SEC.gov]
Axa chief attacks accounting rules switch – Says accounting rules are ‘too important to be left to accountants’. Right. Because insurance companies and governments have such kick ass track records on the subject. [FT]

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