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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.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.