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CFOs Prefer a Simpler Tax Code, Even If They Don't Save
New Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey finds finance executives united in their desire for tax reform. October 1, 2011
Making Audits More Audible
New rules would require auditors to speak up about possible problems, and describe in more detail what they do and don't look at. October 1, 2011
Slow the Trigger When Firing over Twitter
Why companies should tread carefully before firing employees for making disparaging remarks about them on social-media sites. September 29, 2011
Schapiro Protests Bill to Amend SEC's Rulemaking
The SEC's chairman goes on the defense during a hearing about "fixing" her agency. September 16, 2011
SEC Gives Small Business a New Voice
The securities regulator announces a new committee designed to elicit feedback from both pre-IPO and small public companies. September 13, 2011
How the SEC Hedged Its Proxy Access Plan
The regulator has backed off a rule that would have let investors directly nominate directors, but shareholders will still have a new way to influence elections. September 8, 2011
Is Water on Your Risk Horizon?
Is your business prepared for a water-scarce future? September 6, 2011
"The CFO Is the Closest Confidant to the CEO."
KPMG America's top consultant looks at globalization, business transformation, and the evolving role of the CFO. An interview with Mark Goodburn, KPMG. September 1, 2011
How Big Is Small?
For the first time in 25 years, the Small Business Administration is taking a comprehensive look at what qualifies a business as "small," unleashing a flood of conflicting opinions. August 30, 2011
Whistle-blower Rules Give Companies Less Time to React
A new SEC program shrinks the amount of time companies will want to spend on internal investigations. August 24, 2011