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Subprime Mess Impairs a Merger
A court battle between two pending merger partners is the latest fallout from the subprime credit crunch. August 22, 2007
Who Knew? SEC Charges Ex-Brocade CFO
The SEC brings civil charges against Brocade's former CFO for backdating. But his lawyer says federal prosecutors cleared his client when they won their criminal case against the company's former CEO. August 17, 2007
Count 'Em: 63 CFOs Convicted in Past Five Years
The DoJ, asked for names based on its earlier count, identified 53 former CFOs in all; CFO.com adds another 10 from its files. August 3, 2007
MAC clauses are supposed to protect buyers, but in a seller's market the burden may fall to the buyer's CFO. August 1, 2007
Whole Foods CEO Apologizes for "Error"
The company acknowledged that the SEC is investigating his anonymous online postings. July 18, 2007
Criminal Probes Can Be Harmful to Your Credit Health
A new report by Moody's explains how an investigation by the Department of Justice can depress your credit. July 18, 2007
Shaw Group Restates, Names New CFO
The new CFO at industrial services giant The Shaw Group will inherit a second quarter restatement, a $74 million quarterly loss, and a record-breaking project pipeline. July 12, 2007
Bershad's Confession: Death Knell for Plaintiffs' Bar?
The former finance chief of Milberg Weiss tells all about how he and his partners cooked up a kickback scheme that enabled the firm to grow. July 10, 2007
Gov. Derails GAAP Use for Connecticut Budget
A veto of an accounting bill gives the governor a victory over the state's comptroller–for now. July 9, 2007
Shareholder Lawsuit Ruling a Boon?
Reports that today's Supreme Court decision is a major victory for corporations may be exaggerated. June 21, 2007