The finance chief of a solar-energy start-up that uses salt as a storage medium tells what it's like to work for private-equity investors.
Will FASB’s Breadcrumb Trail Remain?
The standard-setter will vote on whether to extend the comment period for a controversial disclosure rule that could open up companies to new lawsuits.
Revenue Rules Could Cause Software Snags
How much will ERP systems have to be tweaked to comply with FASB's new revenue-recognition rules?
How to Stay in the Retiree-Benefit Game
Some companies have nixed group health-care coverage and are sending their former employees to exchanges to shop for plans.
SEC Charges Former Citi CFO
Gary Crittenden, the Citigroup CFO who steered the company through the financial crisis, is charged by the SEC with misleading investors.
Without Hoopla, Fair-Value Rule Is Readied
Among the ripple effects of the global credit crisis is the rewrite of the controversial fair-value accounting rule once known as FAS 157. The revised standard could be in place by the end of the year.
Sucking the LIFO Out of Inventory
The government sees billions of dollars in potential tax revenue sitting on the shelves of company warehouses.
Can Innovation Curb Rising Health Costs?
Three experts suggest creative ways for companies to counter the rising costs of health care.
GAAP and IFRS: Six Degrees of Separation
A number of technical issues must be resolved before U.S. accounting rules can be converged with international standards, says one expert.
Come Together over Cybercrime
A Homeland Security official calls on CFOs to break down the corporate silos that house cybercrime risk management.
Goodwill Charges Sink Like a Rock
Goodwill impairment charges plummeted in 2009, reflecting large write-downs in 2008 and an improving economy.