Report: Economy Roils Executive-Pay Moves
The unpredictable economic future and increasing shareholder activism are steering compensation decisions, Mercer says.
The Rap on Accounting Education
Are colleges focused too much on preparing students for public accounting and not enough for their later corporate careers?
Survey: Tech CFOs Favor Shareholder Say on Pay
Many CFOs don't want to deny shareholders the right to approve executive pay, according to a BDO Seidman survey.
Why Is CFO Turnover So High?
With the job getting tougher, one in four Fortune 1,000 companies bid adieu to its finance leader in 2007 alone.
Companies in Denial on Pay-Disclosure Rules?
Though regulations on disclosing performance-based pay may soon be enforced, many companies have no plans to give the SEC what it wants, a new survey suggests.
What You Don’t Know about Headhunters: 10 Tips
Understanding what makes recruiters tick is a vital but often overlooked component of the job hunt. In a shaky economy, it may be more crucial than ever.
Bid-Rig Scheme Involved Marsh, Suit Claims
Massachusetts sues Great American Insurance for making a fake bid that it says was at Marsh's request.
And Not a Moment Too Soon
Could an audit firm's crash course on ethics churn out principled professionals?
DoL Wants “Hidden” 401(k) Fees Revealed
A proposed rule would mandate strict new disclosure requirements for benefit-plan service providers about their compensation and conflicts of interest.
When it Comes to Bankruptcy Fees, Size Matters
Time spent in Chapter 11 and where the case is filed have little effect on costs, a massive new study reveals.
Hitting the Books, with Some Help
IBM is looking to launch a 401(k)-type program that will fund accounts employees can use for professional education. But is the funding enough to make a difference? And will the government provide a tax break?