Jeffrey Skilling, the ex-Enron chief executive who was sent to prison in 2006 after being convicted for his role in the energy giant’s collapse, could be freed by the end of the decade after a US judge cut his sentence from 24 to 14 years.
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Sunday 16 May 2004
VT Group, the Southampton-based shipbuilder and services company, will this week throw its hat in the ring to acquire BAE's Clydeside shipyards.
Friday 14 May 2004
David Varney, the chairman of mmO2, is taking a substantial pay cut to head the merged Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise departments.
Wednesday 12 May 2004
Friday 07 May 2004
The most tangled criminal case arising from the Enron collapse reached a partial conclusion yesterday when Lea Fastow, the wife of the company's former finance chief, was jailed for a year for helping him in his tax evasion schemes.
Wednesday 05 May 2004
Friday 30 April 2004
Allen Mcclay, the retired founder of the Northern Irish drug maker Galen, has bought back another piece of the company to stave off its closure.
Sunday 18 April 2004
Early indications are that the optimism that characterised Gordon Brown's Budget last month was reasonably well-placed.
Thursday 08 April 2004
Sunday 04 April 2004
Friday 02 April 2004
Christian Salvesen saw its shares plunge 14 per cent yesterday after it warned that it would see no profits growth in the financial year that has just started.
Thursday 01 April 2004
Millions of beleaguered savers are in line for windfalls from Standard Life, the life insurer, which yesterday proposed to abandon its staunch adherence to mutuality and convert to a public company.
Tuesday 30 March 2004
Sunday 28 March 2004
The Telegraph Group has earmarked £8m for the launch of a compact version of The Daily Telegraph, which could be on the streets within a month.
Wednesday 24 March 2004
Brian Buchan, the chief executive of SSL International, paid the price for failing to sell off its medical division yesterday as the board of the company that makes Durex condoms and Scholl footwear announced his resignation.
Saturday 20 March 2004
Jamie Borwick, who quit as chairman of Manganese Bronze last year to mount a £14m takeover bid for the black cab maker, ended more than 40 years' association with the company yesterday by selling his family's 38 per cent stake.
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