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Finance and Accounting Roundup for Executives

Be informed, get involved, and shape the world through finance. Here's today's CFO roundup.
Kerry MarunaOctober 22, 2015

Here’s What’s Going on in Finance Today…


Have Starbucks and Fiat been benefiting from illegal tax breaks? Yes, according to the European Union, as they have ordered two European governments to collect back taxes from both companies. Although the amount is not damaging, and the decision can be appealed, thousands of tax structures across Europe may be at risk. Get the whole story in the link below or click here.

Mergers and Acquisitions are in the air as Western Digital buys SanDisk for $19 Billion. WD has been wrestling with disk drives as data center equipment has converted to flash memory, while SD a leader in flash memory chips that are incorporated into mobile devices. Read the details through the link below, or click here.

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VMware Posts Higher Profit, But Bookings Weak

VMware shares were pummeled after a mixed earnings report and the announcement of a new joint venture.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Excel Tip: Illustrate the Flow

Draw an arrow to visually illustrate that two cells are connected.

>> Bill Jelen


EU Finds Tax Breaks for Starbucks, Fiat Illegal

The unprecedented decisions could spell trouble for other multinationals that have made deals with European governments as part of tax avoidance strategies.

>> Matthew Heller


Law Preserves Self-Funding as an Option for Many Companies

But firms in New York and California with 51 to 100 employees may not be as lucky.

>> David McCann


Western Digital Buys SanDisk for $19 Billion

The deal positions the No. 1 disk drive maker to move into the flash-memory market amid weak growth in its core business.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


China Business Travel Spend to Outpace U.S.

A report predicts China will become the largest business travel market in the world next year, passing a significant milestone.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


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