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February 27, 2002 | RICHARD SIMON and EDMUND SANDERS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a confrontation between accuser and accused, Enron Corp. Vice President Sherron S. Watkins told Congress on Tuesday that former Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling must have known about the company's financial troubles, while Skilling maintained that he was unaware of accounting improprieties. Meanwhile, former Enron Treasurer Ben F.
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February 27, 2002 | RICHARD SIMON and EDMUND SANDERS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a confrontation between accuser and accused, Enron Corp. Vice President Sherron S. Watkins told Congress on Tuesday that former Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling must have known about the company's financial troubles, while Skilling maintained that he was unaware of accounting improprieties. Meanwhile, former Enron Treasurer Ben F.
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BUSINESS
February 14, 2002 | EDMUND SANDERS and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As his company neared collapse, Enron Corp.'s then-Chairman Kenneth L. Lay was given a damage-control game plan drafted by Sherron S. Watkins, who called for shifting blame away from Lay and on to former Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling and others, documents show. The documents provide an inside glimpse at how Enron executives grappled for ways to cope with the firm's growing crisis last fall and also shed new light on Watkins' role in the firm and her support for Lay.
BUSINESS
February 14, 2002 | EDMUND SANDERS and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As his company neared collapse, Enron Corp.'s then-Chairman Kenneth L. Lay was given a damage-control game plan drafted by Sherron S. Watkins, who called for shifting blame away from Lay and on to former Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling and others, documents show. The documents provide an inside glimpse at how Enron executives grappled for ways to cope with the firm's growing crisis last fall and also shed new light on Watkins' role in the firm and her support for Lay.
BUSINESS
March 28, 2002 | Bloomberg News
Film and television studio Artisan Entertainment Inc. said it bought rights to the life story of Enron Corp. Vice President Sherron S. Watkins and the upcoming book "Power Failure" to turn into a television movie. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Artisan is best known for releasing the hit independent film "The Blair Witch Project" in 1999. Its recently formed Artisan Television wing is a supplier of made-for-TV movies.
BUSINESS
February 25, 2002 | Bloomberg News
Former Enron Corp. Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling's decision to testify before Congress a second time carries new risks of possible criminal charges against him, legal experts said. Lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee will ask Skilling on Tuesday to explain what they say are contradictions between his testimony to a House panel on Feb. 7 and that of other Enron executives, who say he knew details of the partnerships that triggered the energy trader's collapse.
BUSINESS
August 4, 2003 | From Associated Press
Publishers are undaunted by lukewarm interest in the first wave of books chronicling the failure of Enron Corp. and are heavily promoting two more destined for bookstores -- one on Tuesday, the other in October. Literary agents say they face a challenge of captivating readers.
OPINION
February 27, 2002 | LINDA PEENO
It seems that we have learned nothing about courage or heroes since Sept. 11. The firefighters, police officers, airline passengers and other ordinary people who risked their own lives and lost their lives for others are heroes. But those words have nothing to do with the actions of Enron Vice President Sherron S. Watkins. Yet Watkins is being heralded as a courageous hero for a memo that became public only because of the disaster she predicted.
BUSINESS
January 26, 2002 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kmart Corp. said Friday that the company and federal regulators are investigating an anonymous letter that suggests there may have been corporate accounting irregularities. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart, which on Tuesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, said it contacted the Securities and Exchange Commission upon receiving the letter a little more than a week ago.
NEWS
February 1, 2002 | EDMUND SANDERS and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Jeffrey K. Skilling, who unexpectedly quit as Enron Corp. chief executive in August, has agreed to testify next week before Congress, a Senate subcommittee chairman said Thursday. Congressional investigators are eager to hear from Skilling, who has denied any wrongdoing in the events leading to the energy company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing Dec. 2. But another Enron executive, Sherron S. Watkins, wrote to Enron Chairman Kenneth L.
BUSINESS
March 15, 2002 | From Times Wire Services
U.S. lawmakers accused Enron Corp.'s lawyers Thursday of covering up an employee's allegations that the world's largest energy trader hid debt and losses in partnerships before its financial collapse last year. Members of a congressional panel investigating the largest corporate bankruptcy in U.S. history questioned why Enron limited the lawyers' inquiry into Vice President Sherron S. Watkins' allegations that many transactions were improper and benefited Chief Financial Officer Andrew S.
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