Cablevision’s Dolan Exercises ”Control”
This year's move to install friendly faces on the board follows last year's proposal that Cablevision assert its rights as a ''controlled company.''
E-philanthropy: Internet Sours Sweet Charity
Using the Internet to solicit or make charitable donations has its start-up glitches, including tax questions tied to lobbying communications, surrogate Web sites, unrelated business income, and corporate sponsorship.
Not Depreciated Enough
A new study by Deloitte & Touche argues that the rate of real estate depreciation allowed under current tax law is too slow.
The Price of Bad Advice
In August, Bear, Stearns & Co. paid $30 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the securities firm gave bad advice.
Loss-Leader or Client-Feeder?
Not only can the accounting profession balance its books when it comes to auditing, it also must take the blame for perpetuating the myth of auditing as a loss-leader.
Requiem for Junk Bonds?
Although junk is expensive, many companies remain eager to replace bank debt with longer-term financing.
Paper Over the Internet
A new marketplace has made commercial-paper transactions over the Web a reality.
Hopping in the Convertible
The convertible bond market is drawing more bricks-and-mortar businesses into its showroom.