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  • Wells Fargo Is Chastised for SILO Deals

    Wells Fargo's refund claim on 26 leveraged lease deals did not pass muster in tax court, and the company was "condemned" for having the audacity to go forward with such abusive shelters. January 25, 2010

  • Truth and No Consequences

    The SEC hopes new cooperation agreements will entice fraud witnesses to come forward. January 14, 2010

  • Could New Regs Bring More Lawsuits?

    Proposed regulatory reforms in Congress could reverse the recent dip in securities class-action filings. January 11, 2010

  • Fraud Case Feeds Sarbox-Exemption Critics

    Could an alleged $31 million fraud at a company that reported $38 million in sales last year quash claims that internal-controls checks don't matter? January 7, 2010

  • Best of 2009: Regulation

    As regulators spent the year operating in flux, we kept tabs on their top corporate-finance concerns. January 4, 2010

  • Protecting a Privilege

    Proposed legislation would protect companies' attorney-client privilege and likely preserve their ability to do thorough internal investigations. December 22, 2009

  • Its Future in Limbo, the PCAOB Asks for More Money

    As the Supreme Court prepares to consider the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's fate, the board seeks a budget increase. December 3, 2009

  • Does Sarbox Reduce Restatements?

    While small companies lobby to limit their compliance with the 2002 law, a new study suggests it may provide a key benefit. December 2, 2009

  • A Question of Balance

    The much-maligned 401(k) plan is being beefed up. So are the penalties for failing to manage it well. December 1, 2009

  • Accounting Alchemy Earns Lessee a Capital Deduction

    The tax court sides with a Sheraton partnership company that successfully defends its accounting methodology against an IRS complaint to win a deduction for capital expenditures. November 30, 2009

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