Your Finance Department Is Second-Rate
Not certain how your finance department stacks up? Here are ten markers of mediocrity.
New SEC Rules Right On Time
The SEC pushed through new rules to meet the Sarbanes-Oxley deadline; FASB added some guidance of its own. For the rulemakers, it's a case of ''give a little, get a little.''
Off-Balance-Sheet Financing On the Way Out?
To the investing public, off-balance-sheet financing has fallen into disgrace. Will it deserve another look after the SEC and FASB have their say?
Off-Balance-Sheet Deals: C’est la Vie?
In the eyes of the investing public, off-balance-sheet financing has fallen into disgrace. Will it deserve another look after the SEC and FASB have their say?
Off the Balance Sheet, in a Nutshell
What a difference a few words can make, especially when those words change financial reporting requirements.
A New Security Blanket?
The SEC and FASB may soon eliminate many of the benefits of off-balance-sheet deals. Two alternatives: Optimize working capital, or set up a joint venture.
Tech, and the Future of Finance
Futurist James Canton offers predictions on how technology will impact CFOs in 2003 and beyond.
At Sun, Outrunning the Bear
Will new CFO Stephen McGowan find his place in the sun? First, he'll have to convince the computer maker's customers to spend some cash.
Baseball, Apple Pie, and Corporate Scandals
For major league baseball owners, multimillion-dollar stadium sponsorship deals seemed like such a good idea. Then the corporate scandals started.
With identity theft and terrorism now constant threats, corporations have begun to see the value of biometrics.
5. Multivariable Testing (MVT)
What do the front page of the National Enquirer and phone repair have in common?