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Where Does Governance Reform Leave CFOs?
Post-Enron reforms have made dramatic alterations to the landscape of corporate governance. Boards, their committees, and internal auditors now have greater responsibilities and powers. How will these reforms change the CFO's job? February 1, 2004
Ten Rules (and One Fallback) for Leaders
Ten commandments for successful leaders. October 24, 2003
Facing a More Inquisitive Board
In the wake of Sarbanes-Oxley, CFOs must now contend with more inquisitive directors. May 1, 2003
Looking Good Isn't Enough
Celebrity board members may be on the way out. March 1, 2003
Introducing the boardroom scoreboard. December 1, 2002
Stricter Regulation of Governance
Boards are supposed to monitor top executives, but too often give them carte blanche. That's why regulators are writing stricter rules for the corporate-governance game. Plus: Finance executives sound off about audit committees in a new CFO survey. November 1, 2002
Better in Europe?
Can U.S. regulators improve corporate governance at home by looking overseas? October 1, 2002
Will Governance Metrics Catch On?
To get the answer, ratings agencies and several shareholder groups have devised corporate governance metrics. But will the benchmarking tools catch on? June 6, 2002
Membership Has No Privileges
In the wake of the Enron scandal, shareholders are tightening the screws on audit committees. Now all they have to do is find executives who are willing to serve on the things. February 28, 2002
Families in the Boardroom: Under the Influence
As the Hewletts, Packards and Fords are demonstrating, founding families often retain a surprising amount of influence on quoted companies. November 16, 2001