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Lie Uncovered Backdating Scandal

Fund managers in the United States are asking 1,500 companies if they are likely to get dragged into the ever-growing investigation into backdating of share options. The scandal came to light after research by ERIK LIE, professor at the University of Iowa. He found backdating of options was more common before August 2002 when new SEC reporting regulations came into effect. The Register is based in the U.K.


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