Loan Star State?
The 1989 sale of a Harken Energy Company subsidiary to a related-party raises questions about President Bush's role as a member of Harken's audit committee.
Not That There’s Anything Wrong With It
CFOs and securities lawyers don't see much new in President Bush's corporate accountability plan. That doesn't mean they're against it.
Qwest’s One-Two Punch
Qwest calls on new and old CFO to help company traverse troubled waters. Also: Switchboard CFO heels it, DPM deriving expertise from new finance team, and Pacific Mercantile cashes in with banking veteran.
Telecom CFO: Telephony and Cacophony
With flagging revenues and staggering debt loads, telcos must partner with rivals while patching together more sustainable business models -- a tall task for finance chiefs.
Energy CFO: Mob Rule
It's been a bad year for energy companies. Energy company CFOs haven't fared all that well, either.
‘WorldCon’: The Death of EBITDA?
In the wake of several high-profile scandals, analysts are looking for a better way to measure corporate performance. They may not find one.
A CFO Blacklist?
Are some sell-side analysts circulating a list of companies whose CFOs have close ties to the big accounting firms?
Blaming CFOs for poor corporate performance seems to be the national pastime these days.
Transaction data doesn't usually play well with others. Here's how some companies are getting around the problem.
The concept of collaborative budgeting may be both a great idea and a royal pain. But it doesn't look like it's going away anytime soon.