Backdating investigation

After all, stock option backdating is all the rage these days.

You'd think they'd be up to their eyeballs in rope.

As for Jobs, a report from Apple's internal investigation indicated that, while he was indeed aware of the options backdating, "he did not financially benefit from these grants or appreciate the accounting implications." In addition to vindicating Jobs, that same report fingered Heinen and Anderson.

For that, the feds seek disgorgement of the ill-gotten gains (about

As for Jobs, a report from Apple's internal investigation indicated that, while he was indeed aware of the options backdating, "he did not financially benefit from these grants or appreciate the accounting implications." In addition to vindicating Jobs, that same report fingered Heinen and Anderson.

For that, the feds seek disgorgement of the ill-gotten gains (about $1.6 million), plus an order barring her from serving as an officer or director of a public company.

That's a big hit for Heinen who, at 50, presumably had lots of mileage left in her career.

Yes, of course, there's much more that can be said about Jobs and my Forbes colleagues are saying all of it over here.

I just want to explore this little part of the much larger subject: mainly because this is a corner of the subject I can actually add something to.

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As for Jobs, a report from Apple's internal investigation indicated that, while he was indeed aware of the options backdating, "he did not financially benefit from these grants or appreciate the accounting implications." In addition to vindicating Jobs, that same report fingered Heinen and Anderson.For that, the feds seek disgorgement of the ill-gotten gains (about $1.6 million), plus an order barring her from serving as an officer or director of a public company.That's a big hit for Heinen who, at 50, presumably had lots of mileage left in her career.Yes, of course, there's much more that can be said about Jobs and my Forbes colleagues are saying all of it over here.I just want to explore this little part of the much larger subject: mainly because this is a corner of the subject I can actually add something to.

.6 million), plus an order barring her from serving as an officer or director of a public company.

That's a big hit for Heinen who, at 50, presumably had lots of mileage left in her career.

Yes, of course, there's much more that can be said about Jobs and my Forbes colleagues are saying all of it over here.

I just want to explore this little part of the much larger subject: mainly because this is a corner of the subject I can actually add something to.

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