Articles by Peter Behr



Enron Plan Would Pay Creditors 15%

  • 14 July 03
  • The Washington Post
Enron Corp.'s caretaker chief executive issued a proposed bankruptcy reorganization plan Friday that would give most creditors between 15 percent and 20 percent of what they are owed.

Citigroup, J.P. Morgan Fingered in Enron Probe

  • 23 July 02
  • The Washington Post
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. transferred billions of dollars to Enron Corp. in recent years in what amounted to loans that the Houston energy trader concealed as it struggled to survive, congressional investigators have concluded.

How Enron Blew $4Bln in Just 90 Days

  • 19 June 02
  • The Washington Post
Enron Corp. paid out $3.6 billion to hundreds of creditors in the 90 days before its collapse into bankruptcy last December, and it paid $310 million in salary and bonuses to 144 top executives in the previous year, according to a voluminous financial statement it filed in court Monday.

Andersen Eyes Enron Settlement

  • 22 February 02
  • The Washington Post
Arthur Andersen has said it is willing to make a substantial payment to Enron shareholders if that would quickly settle a pending class-action lawsuit and leave the accounting firm enough money to stay in business, a source familiar with the litigation said.

Enron Report: Greed Spurred Collapse

  • 04 February 02
  • The Washington Post
Enron Corp. collapsed last fall because of massive failures by its management, board and outside advisers, as well as self-enrichment by some employees ""in a culture that appears to have encouraged pushing the limits,"" said an internal report.

Chinese Puzzles Hinder Foreign Firms

U.S. Sanctions on Japan Could Open a Pandora's Box

IMF Priests Preach the Same Old Gospel

Summit Talks on Aluminum

Washington Seeks Limit on Telecom Exports