It was nearly all former chief executive Jeffrey Skilling for a second straight week in the government's fraud and conspiracy trial against him and former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay.
After hearing from Skilling for much of the defense's first week of presentation, prosecutor Sean M. Berkowitz took the government's turn in questioning Skilling over how Enron handled its reserves, the legality of the complex financial structures that Enron used to move debt off its balance sheet, the profitability of the company's broadband services unit and delving into the minutia of internal business definitions at Enron in often combative exchanges.
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