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Backdating and 9/11 muckraking



A story in today's WSJ says stock options were backdated to dates when shares were depressed by 9/11. Apparently the emotional appeal of linking 9/11 to backdating isn't lost on the trial lawyers. I discuss the journalistic strategy lurking in this story.

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.