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stock-option backdating


Take-Two settles stock options-backdating case

Company behind Grand Theft Auto agrees to pay a $3 million penalty fee to settle its case with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency announces.

By April 1, 2009


Ex-McAfee lawyer acquitted in stock options backdating trial

Kent Roberts is the first executive to be acquitted on stock options backdating-related charges.

By October 3, 2008


MIT dean on stock options problem in Silicon Valley

How did backdating stock options become such a pervasive problem? Are business schools teaching ethics? Richard Schmalensee, dean of MIT's Sloan School of Management, recently spoke with CNET News.com's Jim Kerstetter about today's business problems and innovation in Silicon Valley.

November 1, 2007


Report: Apple's Jobs maintained stock-option ignorance

Apple CEO Steve Jobs told the SEC in a 2008 deposition that he had no idea Apple lawyers had falsified documents nor did he understand the accounting implications of backdating.

By April 23, 2009


How Jobs dodged the stock option backdating bullet

Tobak's take on Steve Jobs' role in the stock options backdating scandal at Apple

By July 17, 2007


Ex-Apple CFO says Jobs advised of stock options accounting

Fred Anderson comes out swinging at company's public statements on backdating, as SEC moves against former Apple lawyer Nancy Heinen.

By April 24, 2007


Report: Apple executives faked stock option documents

Apple's probe into its stock options backdating mess has determined that documents were falsified, according to report.

By December 27, 2006


Feds: Expect more stock option cases

SEC officials tell senators they're investigating more than 100 companies, many of them from the technology sector.

By September 6, 2006


FAQ: Behind the stock options uproar

At least 80 companies are under SEC investigation for backdating stock option grants. Is the practice illegal?

By July 26, 2006


Feds ramp up Silicon Valley stock option probe

FBI, prosecutors form task force to look into backdating of stock options, which is illegal in some circumstances.

By July 13, 2006