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  • Give 'Em Credit

    Numerous regulatory proposals aim to reverse the ebb in small-business lending. But will any of them actually work? March 5, 2010

  • Brighter Days

    Bank CFOs describe how they've weathered the storm, dealt with TARP, and learned many invaluable lessons. March 1, 2010

  • Spreadsheets and Banking Fee Deductions

    Determining whether "success-based" banking fees are deductible in M&A transactions takes some patience. But in a hypothetical case, the IRS ruled on how to treat the work of an accounting firm that was not directly involved in the deal. February 8, 2010

  • CFOs Head to the IASB

    Finance chiefs from Hannover Re and FirstRand Banking are joining the standard-setting board. February 5, 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

  • A Boost for Insurance Capital

    Insurers could get a big regulatory-capital benefit by securitizing private-equity investments. But it's easier said than done. February 4, 2010

  • A Debt Deferred

    Revitalized capital markets and forgiving lenders helped overleveraged companies fend off bankruptcy in 2009. Is this the year the bill comes due? February 1, 2010

  • Lenders Are Holding Firm, Says Fed

    Banks maintained tough underwriting policies on commercial and industrial loans in the fourth quarter, while tightening terms on credit lines. February 1, 2010

  • 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

  • Are Your Payment Systems Secure?

    The rise in fraud related to Automated Clearing House payments puts businesses and their banks at risk. January 25, 2010

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