Skilling gets SCOTUS appeal

Enron logoConvicted Enron CEO Jeff Skilling will get the chance to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court his federal conviction on conspiracy, securities fraud, insider trading, and lying to auditors.  Law Professor Tamar Frankel, an authority on securities law and legal ethics, says it shouldn’t matter whether a manager directly or indirectly benefited from a wrongful act.

Managers command enormous power derived from other people’s money. With power comes responsibility. With performed crimes comes criminal responsibility.”

Contact Tamar Frankel, 617-353-3773, tfrankel@bu.edu

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