2020’s Best Advice for CFOs
CFO columnists provided an abundance of advice to finance chiefs in 2020. Here are some of the best columns we published.
The Most-Read CFO Stories of 2020
Which stories encapsulate the year? Crisis management advice, auditor fines, business insurance hiccups, cash-flow forecasting, and more.
2021 Wish List
Remote work, small businesses, the federal government's balance sheet, health care — they will all require attention.
Special Report: SPACs — They’re Back
Fueled by piles of capital, special-purpose acquisition companies want to take your company public. But are they the best route to a listing?
Remote-Work Policies Still in Development: Survey
Only 37% of the employers surveyed by Willis Towers Watson in October had remote-work policies in place prior to 2020.
PPP “Loan Necessity” Form Causes a Stir
A questionnaire asking borrowers to justify their $2 million-plus Paycheck Protection Program loans is confusing and burdensome, says the AICPA.
Small Businesses Embracing Subchapter V Bankruptcies
The COVID-19 economic downturn has small businesses considering Subchapter V bankruptcy filings over other options.
FASB to Take Up Digital Currencies Question
Current GAAP accounting prohibits a business from showing the true value of its crypto assets, say critics.
Beware This Misstep With Share Buybacks
Knowledge of a potential sale eluded Andeavor LLC's internal controls team, causing the firm to violate securities law.
Kaiser to Leave PCAOB; Chief Auditor to Replace Him
Megan Zietsman, chief auditor and director of professional standards of the PCAOB, will replace Jim Kaiser, who is retiring.
No Interest Rate Increases for Three Years: Fed
The Fed's Open Market Committee said that the ongoing public health crisis would continue to weigh on economic activity, employment, and inflation.