Justin P. Klein


Articles:

  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Part I of this article, which appeared in the June issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, began with an overview of the Treadway Commission's finding that "tone at the top" can be a factor in fraudulent financial reporting. The authors cited an example of such a case less publicized than the infamous cases of fraud at Enron, Tyco and Healthsouth. Part...
  • Friday, June 1, 2007
    I. Overview In its October 1987 Report, the Treadway Commission noted a number of factors that cause fraudulent financial reporting to occur, and also made a number of recommendations to assist companies and their advisors to avoid fraud. The area on which the Treadway Commission focused in particular was on "tone at the top." As the Treadway Commission...
  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    Corporate counsel are often invited to serve as directors of company boards or asked to advise executives who have been invited to join a board. An informed decision requires understanding the obligations and risks of directorship and minimizing the risks to the greatest extent possible. This article highlights the risks facing a prospective director and...