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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

  • Corporate Governance

    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

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