Fixing the Financial Close Process
Financial executives work to rehabilitate the dysfunctional close-to-disclose process by highlighting efficiency, standardization and streamlining.
The Bud Starts Here
The banking industry has been holding out on offering lines of credit and loans to marijuana retailers in Colorado. But that may soon change.
Women-Led Hedge Funds Earn Higher Returns
Over the long term, women-controlled hedge funds have produced higher returns for investors. But finance is still a men's club.
Meet the Worst Violators of Cyber-Security Policies
When senior managers don't follow information-security policies, they set a dangerous and destructive tone.
Entrepreneurs, Investors High on the Pot Business
Despite weighty challenges, the fast-emerging legal marijuana industry invites a ‘Green Rush’ of interest.
2013 IPOs Raise a Mountain of Cash
It was a banner year for initial public offerings, as 222 companies tapped the equity markets for the first time, raising more than $59 billion.
Risk of Water Scarcity Rising
If companies don't recognize and address water-scarcity issues, risks will accumulate and could eventually threaten entire businesses.
Aided by Data Analytics, Internal Auditors Dig Deep
Internal auditors who incorporate data analytics will reap the benefits of real-time risk management.
Internal Auditors Take on Third Parties
As businesses become more dependent on third parties, internal auditors need to put processes in place to help identify third-party risks.
Finance Teams Exploiting Mobile Apps
Mobile apps are at work on the front and back ends, doing everything from handling invoices to freeing executives from the confines of the office.
Melding Minds With the CIO
Now more than ever, CFOs and CIOs need to get along and understand each other to maximize companies' performance — present and future.