The conviction of Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling has been thrown up
into the air after a US court decided that his case should be reviewed.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ruled that Skilling’s fraud conviction used law
that only covered bribery and kickbacks, where his alleged misconduct did not
Although the conviction was not overturned, the case has been sent to a lower
court for more proceedings,
The Justice department said it would defend its conviction, and that of
former Telegraph chairman Conrad black, whose conviction was also
returned to the lower court for review.
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
Changes to the tax system is urged to support the growth of entrepreneurs, found a report from the Grant Thornton UK, the Institute of Directors, and the Prelude Group
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season