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Fisherman John L. Yates convicted of violating Sarbanes-Oxley will be heard by the Supreme Court

When Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002, in the wake of the Enron scandal, a key provision was aimed at making a federal crime the type of conduct committed by the energy company’s auditors: rampant destruction of documents, computer drives and email that detailed Enron’s fraud on its investors. Read the rest here 15:11