• Enron Case
    Enron and Arthur Andersen Accounting Fraud Examination Concepts   A August 7, 2011 The firm was generally regarded as one of the fastest growing, and best managed Businesses in the United States formed in 1985 from a merger of Houston Natural Gas and...
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  • Management Ethics and Planning
    Big 4 accounting firms. Arthur Andersen made the Big 5 list but was disbanded by the government in 2002 for Obstruction of Justice following the Enron scandal” (The New York Job Source, n.d., ¶ 1). Evaluation of Arthur Andersen’s Planning Function The management’s function in strategic...
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  • Kasus Enron
    corporate governance dan corporate responsibility oleh manajemen perusahaan; (c). Perilaku manajemen Enron merupakan pelanggaran besar-besaran terhadap kepercayaan yang diberikan kepada perusahaan. b. Adanya Deception Information, yang dilakukan pihak manajemen Enron maupun KAP Arthur Andersen, mereka...
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  • Management Planning Paper
    responsibility. The first thing that comes into my mind when it comes to corporate social responsibility is ethics. We heard of the term ethics a lot since the turn of the century with companies like Enron and WorldCom. Unfortunately, Arthur Andersen LLP was in the same category as the other two...
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  • Management Planning
    beginning of meetings. “It worked until the firm was overcome with greed" (Goliath, 2008). Indeed, the Arthur Andersen commitment to build the reputation of the firm held strong until it was found that some executives shredded documents in connection with an audit involving Enron. Subsequently Arthur...
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  • Audit
    Commission’s (“SEC”) investigation of Enron Corporation (“Enron”).3 Temple’s advice triggered a string of events that culminated in the needless demise of America’s fifth-largest accounting firm.4 By contrast, my Arthur Andersen story is unknown, until now that is. In late 1999, I was offered...
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  • Arthur Anderson 4
    Arthur Andersen realized, before the rest of the Big Five, that business consulting was a very lucrative business. In 1989, Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting became separate units of Andersen Worldwide.Andersen began using its accounting services as a springboard to sign up clients for...
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  • Enron's Questionable Accounting Practices
    Enron used multiple strategic partners to help cover up their accounting schemes. Houston law firm Vinson & Elkins’ top client was Enron. The law firm wrote opinion letters supporting the legality of the deals Enron was making even though they were illegal. Additionally, Arthur Andersen LLP was...
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  • Case Analysis Arthur Andersen: Questionable Accounting Practices
    pay money for Andersen's consulting. Andersen completed the better report by sending untrained auditors to clients sites or other unethical methods. In addition, when Enron came under investigation from the Federal authorities, Arthur Andersen admitted to shred a number of documents related to its...
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  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    and Arthur Andersen had changed core values from ones that stood for vigilance and honesty to a sales culture based on rewards and profits. Enron and Arthur Andersen compromised their integrity and failed to protect the public interest when they deviated from their core values. Their change in...
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  • Business Law I Case Study Arthur Andersen Llp V. United States
    Arthur Andersen LLP v. United States The parties: In Arthur Andersen LLP v. United States, the plaintiff was the United States. The United States was also the Appellee. Arthur Andersen is the defendant as well as the appellant. The history: Arthur Andersen was found guilty at the jury trial. The...
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  • Business Research Ethics
    Yuhao, describes the unethical behavior involved, the injured parties, the affect from the behavior, and how the unethical behavior could have been shunned. The top executives at Enron were involved in the scandals, but the auditors from the Arthur Andersen Company were also responsible for the...
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  • Downfall of Major Corporations
    excuse from the Federal election commission to be excused from exception to a depression –law which allowed Enron to hide losses in offshore firms, through donations do the congress(bribe money). Also Arthur Andersen(When Enron sank beneath the waters of bankruptcy in December 2001, the...
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  • Ed300
    Arthur Andersen breached its independence by been an internal auditor of the company and allowed ex- audit partners to take control of the governance of Enron (Leung, 2011) The implosion of the major leading accounting firm Arthur Anderson coupled with alleged unethical acts committed by Enron and...
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  • Enron
    the scandal. Along with Enron went the once well-known accounting from Arthur Andersen dropping the Big 5 down to a shortened roster of the Now Big 4. As soon as word got out the Arthur Andersen had not only been associated with the audits for Enron, but had shredded paperwork before investigators...
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  • Enron
    are one of the biggest accounting firms in America. They have 85.000 employees in 84 different countries. Their job was simply to audit financial statements, but they didn't do just that. Arthur Andersen was with Enron for all 16 years. According to Enron's financial statements Andersen earned $25...
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  • Accounting
    (investors). 2) There must be a breach in that duty: Arthur Andersen failed to follow the legal system along with GAAP (Generally accepted accounting principles.) 3) There must be proof that damage resulted: When financial statements were reinstated with Enron, Waste Management and other clients...
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  • Strategic management acccounting
    take an even more active role in making needed changes in the measurement and reporting system in support of better information for decision-making by corporations, investors and government". Intense lobbying by the "Big Five" accounting firms defeated the SEC proposal. Enron Arthur Andersen...
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  • ADERSON
    conservative measure would receive an "adverse" opinion from Andersen's auditors, something they could ill afford. Arthur Andersen once exemplified the rock-solid character and integrity that was synonymous with the accounting profession. But high-profile bankruptcies of clients such as Enron and...
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  • Sleep
    found. In 2005 the U.S. Supreme Court threw out Arthur Andersen's obstruction-of--justice conviction. A federal jury found Andersen guilty of obstructing justice by "corruptly persuading" workers to shred documents related to alleged improprieties by Enron. But the Supreme Court said the jury...
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