Every once and awhile after I finish reading something, I do a double take, and read it over and over again not quite believing what I am seeing. The last time it happened was when Joe Berardino, the managing partner and CEO of Andersen, wrote an op-ed column for the Wall Street Journal on the broad lessons to be learned from Enron with regard to financial reporting. Well, it happened again and it also has an Enron connection.

As you probably saw in the newspapers last week, Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt is forming Kalorama Partners LLC, a consulting firm that will specialize in crisis management and corporate governance issues. Jeff Stimpson, an associate of mine, asked me if it wasn't crisis creation instead based on Pitt's record as SEC Chair.

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