Companies must study their options or risk a painful lesson in the perils of transfer pricing.
How to Beat Hedge-Fund Bullies, Part II
CFOs should sniff out the intentions of activist hedge funds that are substantial shareholders in their companies, experts say.
M&A Roundup: Week Ending March 16
Schering Plough and Organon BioSciences; Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Dollar General; Redford Merger and Spirit Finance; Cisco Systems and WebEx Communications; UnitedHealth Group and Sierra Health Services; and more.
Regulation Costing Attorneys More Time
Corporate lawyers are spending more time on regulatory issues, and the trend is likely to continue.
Paulson: Regs Need Cost-Benefit Analysis
Warning of threats to the dynamism of U.S. capital markets, the Treasury Secretary calls for a "rigorous cost-benefit analysis of new regulation."
M&A Roundup: Week Ending March 9
Citigroup and Nikko Cordial; Meggitt and K&F Industries Holdings; ValueAct Capital and Catalina Marketing; Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company and Pathmark Stores; General Atlantic, Francisco Partners and Aeroflex; Vector Capital and SafeNet; and more.
Short-term CFOs Equal Short-term Planning
Turnover in the C-suite is leading to short-term corporate investments, says a new survey of CFOs.
FASB Offers More Help on Tax Puzzler
Companies continue to question FIN 48's accounting for "uncertain tax positions," but critics scoff, saying their head-scratching is just a stall tactic.
M&A Roundup: Week Ending March 2
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts; TPG; and Goldman Sachs and TXU; Fertitta Colony Partners and Station Casinos; Centro Properties Group and New Plan Excel Realty Trust; Fortis and Terasen; Oracle and Hyperion Solutions; and more.
PIPE Profits May Go Up in Smoke
Attorney representing seven companies in PIPE deals is charged with fraud.
M&A Roundup: Week Ending February 23
Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio Holdings; Vulcan Materials and Florida Rock Industries; Shire and New River Pharmaceuticals; James Richardson International and Agricore United; and more.