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Group.png Enron  
(Financial fraud, CorporationWebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Predecessor• Lay's Houston Natural Gas
• InterNorth
FounderKenneth Lay
Extinction3 December 2001
Headquarters1400 Smith Street Houston, Texas, United States
Member ofHighlands Forum
Membership• Kenneth Lay
• Robert A. Belfer
• Norman P. Blake Jr.
• Ronnie C. Chan
• John H. Duncan
• Wendy L. Gramm
• Ken L. Harrison
• Robert K. Jaedicke
• Charles A. LeMaistre
• John Mendelsohn
• Jerome J. Meyer
• Richard K. Gallagher
• Paulo V. Ferraz Pereira
• Frank Savage
• John A. Urquhart
• John Wakeham
• Herbert S. Winokur Jr.
"America's Most Innovative Company" for six consecutive years, especially in the accounting department. Massive bankruptcy in December 2001

Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities, and services company based in Houston, Texas. It was founded by Kenneth Lay in 1985 as a merger between Lay's Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth, both small regional companies. Before its bankruptcy on December 3, 2001, Enron employed approximately 29,000 staff and was a major electricity, natural gas, communications and pulp and paper company, with claimed revenues of nearly $101 billion during 2000. Fortune named Enron "America's Most Innovative Company" for six consecutive years.

Enron scandal

At the end of 2001, it was revealed that Enron's reported financial condition was sustained by an institutionalized, systemic and creatively planned accounting fraud, known since as the Enron scandal. Enron has since become a well-known example of willful corporate fraud and corruption. The scandal also brought into question the accounting practices and activities of many corporations in the United States and was a factor in the enactment of the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002. The scandal also affected the greater business world by causing the dissolution of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm, which had been Enron's main auditor for years.



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Jessica Uhl19972003In USA & Panama


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Kenneth Lay
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