New York (May 10, 2002) -- The fallout from the Enron scandal has rocked more than just Andersen's reputation, as a Wall Street Journal editorial this week raised doubts about Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Harvey Pitt's credibility.
The Journal editorial Wednesday criticized Pitt, who previously served as a lawyer to the Big Five accounting firms he now polices, saying that Pitt "hasn't helped his task of restoring trust in corporate governance by the way he's appeared to assist his former industry clients."
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