Andersen Indictment

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When Andersen admitted to document shredding, the Enron debacle turned into an accounting scandal. Now, despite the resignation of CEO Joseph Berardino and assurance of former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker that he'll come to the rescue, the Bush Administration has indicted the Andersen firm for obstruction of justice. What does it mean for reforming a profession that's profession that's crucial to the financial integrity of America's economy? We examine the curious intersection of politics, business and crime, and what it portends for the future of accounting, with trial attorneys for Andersen and former Clinton White House officials, accountants, and a consultant who helps accounting firms avoid malpractice claims.
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Bringing Down a Dictator

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