Accounting & Tax
Credit & Capital
Risk & Compliance
Women Gaining Corporate Board Slots
The percentage of female board members at S&P 1500 companies rose from 11.3% in 2007 to 15% in 2014, says Equilar.
Kraft, Mondelēz Charged with Wheat Price Manipulation
The companies bought a six-month supply of wheat in an attempt to lower cash wheat prices, the CFTC alleges.
SEC Fines KBR in ‘Historic Step’ for Whistleblowers
A KBR employee confidentiality agreement discourages workers from reporting malfeasance to the SEC, the Commission alleges.
Sears Starts to Harvest Its Real Estate
The retailing giant is forming a real estate investment trust that will buy 254 of its Sears and Kmart properties.
Executive Order Targets Overseas Hackers
President Obama says he will use diplomatic engagement, trade policy tools, and law enforcement mechanisms to fight against cyber-security threats.
EveryWare Global Planning Prepackaged Bankruptcy
The maker of kitchen glassware and dishes expects to emerge from Chapter 11 within 75 days.
Former Polycom CEO Accused of Hiding Personal Perks
Andrew Miller expensed personal charges such as spa treatments and sports tickets and failed to disclose the perks to investors, the SEC alleges.
Health-Care M&A Premiums Soaring
Strategic buyers are paying hefty prices for growth plays in health-related fields.
Consumer Spending Number Underwhelms
Paying less at the pump did not cause consumers to spend more in other areas last month.
State Gives Atlantic City Breathing Room
The sea-side gambling town gets an extension on a $40 million loan from the state of New Jersey.
Banking & Capital Markets
Morgan Stanley Selling Natural Gas Unit
As regulators pressure banks to exit commodities businesses, Morgan Stanley sells a compressed natural gas unit just launched in 2014.
‘Diva of Distressed’ Accused of Defrauding Investors
Lynn Tilton's Patriarch Partners hid the poor performance of some collateralized loan obligation funds, the SEC charges.
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