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SEC Charges Former Broadcom Executives with Backdating

Heinen for their alleged roles in backdating Apple options. The SEC's complaint, filed in the District Court for Southern District of New York, alleges that in connection with this scheme, Monster filed false and materially misleading statements concerning the true grant date and exercise price of stock options in its annual, quarterly and

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Backdating: Insight Into a Scandal - Investopedia

2006/06/13 · Monster, the New York-based operator of the Monster.com job-listing service, said a committee of independent directors is looking into its stock-options grants, and later added that it received a subpoena from the U.S. attorney in Manhattan.

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Monster Backdating Scandal Broadens - Law360

Backdating a stock option means retroactively setting the option's strike price to a day when the stock traded at a different price. A call (buy) option with a lower strike price is more valuable because it's less expensive to exercise, while the inverse is true for a put (sell) option.

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Monster Inc. Earnings Dive $217.9M From Options Backdating

Monster Worldwide's former general counsel pleaded guilty in a Manhattan courtroom Thursday, another executive caught up in the stock options backdating scandal.

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Former Monster CEO Admits Stock Fraud; Says Others

Ex-Monster CEO settles options backdating case Andrew McKelvey, 73, will pay about $276,000 in penalties and be barred from serving as an officer or director of a public company.

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A Monster Case of Backdating - CFO

2007/11/16 · A federal judge has allowed a shareholder lawsuit to go forward against the former chief executive of Monster Worldwide Inc that contends he played a …

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Andrew McKelvey - Wikipedia

2007/01/18 · Last month Monster admitted to "intentional" backdating of stock options over a six-year period by former officials, and restated income over a nine-year period by …

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Ex-Monster CEO settles options backdating case | Crain's

2010/11/11 · The backdating scandal was set off in 2005 after Erik Lie, a finance professor at the University of Iowa, published a study that showed an uncanny number of cases where companies granted stock options to executives right before a sharp increase in their stocks.

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Backdating scheme. Press Release: SEC Charges Monster

The former general counsel of Monster Worldwide pleaded guilty Thursday, February 15, to charges of securities fraud and conspiracy in connection with the backdating of employee stock options at the online recruitment company.

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Monster.com Ex-GC Gets Probation For Backdating - Law360

Linda Thomsen, Director of the Commission's Division of Enforcement, said, "By backdating the vast majority of the stock options it granted, Monster, one of the premier Internet companies of the last decade, used the lure of instant 'paper profits' to attract and retain its employees without booking the appropriate employee compensation charges.

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Backdating: defining the role of auditors and corporate

2006/10/12 · The heads of three well-known technology companies lost their jobs this week as the result of a scandal sweeping through the business world over the improper backdating of stock options, a

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Ex-Monster Controller Faces Backdating Charges

2007/05/23 · Backdating is a practice in which companies change the grant dates of stock options to boost their value to top executives. The practice is illegal if companies do a poor job of disclosing it or

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Options Backdating - Investopedia

The company stock options were fraudulently backdated to coincide with the dates of low closing prices for the New York-based company’s shares, the SEC said. Recommended Stories: Monster Suits

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Monster Exec Pleads Guilty in Backdating Scandal - Workforce

2008/04/23 · U.S. prosecutors are continuing their criminal investigation into the manipulation of stock options at Monster Worldwide Inc , according to a filing in U.S. District Court in Manhattan.

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SEC Charges Former General Counsel of Monster Worldwide

Andrew McKelvey, longtime chairman and CEO of Monster Worldwide, announced his resignation today (Monday, October 9) amid questions about backdating of stock options at …

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End of the Options Backdating Era - The New York Times

Jury Convicts Former Monster Exec in Options Backdating A federal court jury in New York has convicted James Treacy, former chief operating officer of employment Web site Monster Worldwide, of defrauding investors through improper stock option backdating.

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Monster Worldwide options backdating probe reportedly

The option backdating scandal is adding up, costing the involved companies $10.3 billion total in lost share price and additional compensation expenses, according to an analysis by a proxy advisory firm.

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Monster joins companies under stock options review

Andrew McKelvey (October 13, 1934 – November 27, 2008) was an American business mogul and former chairman and chief executive of Monster Worldwide. He was a billionaire and a philanthropist through the McKelvey Foundation .