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  • Unvested Stock Options: Left Behind?

    A lawsuit by a former Fidelity Investments CFO raises the question of what happens to unvested stock options in a layoff. July 1, 2010

  • Removing Unsightly Tax Credit Buildup

    The tax extenders bill in Congress will enable companies to use accumulated minimum tax credits. June 3, 2010

  • Ex-Diebold CFOs Charged with Fraud

    Three former finance executives of ATM maker Diebold are charged with accounting fraud by the SEC. June 2, 2010

  • A Costly Look at How Sausage Is Made

    C&F Packing won its trade-secret case against Pizza Hut last year, but found out the hard way that settlements related to trade-secret misappropriation are taxed as ordinary income. May 24, 2010

  • Accounting-Related Lawsuits Fall

    Reflecting a decline, just over a third of securities suits filed last year mentioned accounting issues, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. April 1, 2010

  • R.H. Donnelley Denied Much-Needed Tax Refund

    A district court rules against a company that just recently climbed out of bankruptcy. March 1, 2010

  • Keeping Your Ideas to Yourself

    Why intellectual property is worth protecting – more than ever. February 25, 2010

  • How Risky Is Your Board?

    The risk of securities litigation is rising, and the boardroom may be the point of greatest vulnerability. February 16, 2010

  • BofA Execs Hit with Civil Charges

    In the wake of the bank's proposed settlement with the SEC, a new suit by the New York Attorney General accuses former CFO Joe Price and ex-CEO Ken Lewis of concealing the meltdown at acquisition target Merrill Lynch. February 4, 2010

  • Congress to Debate Companies' Speech and Spending Rights

    A Supreme Court decision overturning limits on corporate campaign spending sparks a flurry of proposals on Capitol Hill, including a call for a constitutional amendment. February 2, 2010

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