The judge based his decision on the fact that a dead defendant could not be
Lay was in the process
of appealing his sentence when he died.
His lawyers argued the conviction should be overturned following his death,
citing a 2004 appeals court ruling that the state could not punish a dead
defendant or their estate unless their case had been heard on appeal.
Enron went bankrupt in 2001 with debts of $31.8bn (£18bn), leaving 4,000
people out of work.
Does Darwin's theory apply to taxation? Colin ponders...
The EC has been instructed to draft a European Union (EU) directive authorising an EU financial transaction tax, which would apply to ten of the EU’s 28 member states
Accountancy watchdog the FRC has dropped its investigation into the former chief financial officer of Tesco, nearly two years after the supermarket was engulfed in an accounting scandal
Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements