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  • An Anatomy of a CFO's Agony

    How a make-the-numbers mandate, threats from his bosses, and accounting skullduggery nearly destroyed him. July 31, 2008

  • Double Whammy: Sued More, Settling Less

    Subprime-fueled rise in class-action suits, after years-long lull, noted again in separate PwC and Cornerstone/Stanford studies. But PwC also sees the number of settlements falling. July 29, 2008

  • Razing the Bar

    A settlement with the SEC doesn't have to spell the end of a CFO's career. July 23, 2008

  • Ousted CFO Whistleblower Sues Bank

    George Fort was escorted out of Tennessee Commerce Bancorp the day after he presented the bank's failings to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. July 23, 2008

  • McAfee Sues Law Firm that Defended CFO

    McAfee stopped paying legal fees to WilmerHale for its ex-finance chief after he was convicted of fraud. Now it's alleging the lawyers overcharged the company for five years. July 22, 2008

  • Finance Chief Says UBS Regrets Tax-Evasion Aid

    As others take the Fifth, a CFO apologizes for the bank's role in shielding assets of U.S. taxpayers in offshore accounts. July 17, 2008

  • Priceless? Is MasterCard's Settlement Deductible?

    The four-year court battle between MasterCard and Amex is over, but will the antitrust allegations nix MasterCard's tax break? July 15, 2008

  • Don't Mess with the IRS

    The agency is taking companies to court more often, and winning. Is it time to rethink your tax position? July 15, 2008

  • The Great Workers' Comp Revolt

    Companies successfully fought the law in California. Will they target other states as well? July 15, 2008

  • Vermont Wants to Be the "Delaware of the Net"

    Under new law, virtual firms — without headquarters, paperwork and face-to-face director meetings — are welcomed there. June 30, 2008

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