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  • The Next Wave

    In hard times the last thing a company needs is legal trouble. Unfortunately, that may be just what it gets. February 1, 2009

  • SEC, Others to Oversee Global Accounting

    The trustees of the International Accounting Standards Board agree to have a collection of global regulators peering over their shoulders. January 30, 2009

  • Schapiro Distances Herself from Cox

    Incoming SEC chairman provides insight into how she'll differ from her predecessor — like in slowing momentum for international accounting standards, and speeding the requirement for small companies' Sarbox compliance. January 26, 2009

  • Out-of-State Amazon Must Pay New York Taxes

    Despite calling a new tax rule discriminatory, Amazon loses its court battle and must continue to collect state sales taxes from New Yorkers. January 23, 2009

  • Layoffs Mean Lawsuits

    With potentially costly legal claims by dismissed employees soaring, CFOs should make sure job-elimination plans are airtight. January 22, 2009

  • Satyam CFO Quits as Scandal's Scope Widens

    Giant list of global clients turns to assessing damage. Satyam auditor PwC will be involved in the internal self-evaluation, although its role, too, is under review. January 8, 2009

  • Contingency Fans

    Litigation is often considered the bane of Corporate America. But one British firm considers it an asset. January 1, 2009

  • Grant Thornton Picks Top 2008 Tax Issues

    Accountancy examines state and local rulings, seeing a mixed bag for business and individual taxpayers. December 24, 2008

  • Seller Beware of State Tax Hit

    Agreeing to use a tax code play to give the seller a cost basis in an acquisition may be look like the right play, but double the interplay of state and federal law. December 22, 2008

  • Con of the Century

    There are no heroes in the Madoff story; only villains and suckers. December 18, 2008

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