Backdating Options Scorecard

Thursday, October 26, 2006 | 11:45 AM

Here's a nice free feature courtesy of the online  They posted an updated look at more than 120 companies that have come under scrutiny for past stock-option grants.

Note: This list contains companies that have disclosed government probes, misdated options, restatements and/or executive departures. Some companies that have undertaken or disclosed internal probes but no further news may not be included.


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Tracked on Oct 26, 2006 2:40:15 PM


This scandal makes steam come out of my ears. Every single executive associated with this should go to jail. These guys are grossly overpaid by virtually any measure but that isn't enough. They want more so they steal it from the owners. They've breeched their fiduciary duty. Period. Fire them and send them to jail. Make them exchange their Brooks Bros suits for bright orange jumpsuits.

And Steve Jobs saying he didn't realize it was wrong. That's an insult to anyone that has just one live functioning brain cell. He gets a pass just because he's one of the few truly exceptional brilliant executives?? No way. He should be picking up garbage along the interstate along with others convicted of stealing.

Posted by: S | Oct 26, 2006 12:40:45 PM

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