Fifteen Years Later: The Lasting Lessons of Enron



Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article on the sudden, sharp bankruptcy of Enron Corp. 15 years ago, which he called “the spark behind the corporate responsibility environment that remains in force to this day.” Mr. Peregrine wrote that this “seismic recalibration of corporate direction from the executive suite back to the boardroom … birthed the fiduciary guidelines, principles and ‘best practices’ that serve as the corridors of modern corporate governance.”