CFOs Still Clinging to Corporate Cash
Will companies "turn their attention from securing liquidity to unwinding their cash savings?"
Cyber Breach Disclosures Still Take More Than a Month
At the median, public companies took 37 days last year to disclose a breach, the longest period recorded since 2016, says Audit Analytics.
FASB Gives Private Companies Goodwill Accounting Break
Assessments and tests for goodwill impairment can be left until the end of the reporting period.
PCAOB Forms Stakeholder Advisory Group
The 18-person panel will have three seats each for audit committee members or directors and financial reporting oversight personnel, including CFOs.
HARIBO of America CFO Plans for Gummies Growth
A Wisconsin manufacturing facility and an SAP implementation will give the gummy bear giant a launchpad for more U.S. growth.
Political Activity: Reducing a Company’s Risk Profile
"Companies are being asked to engage on more issues, through more mechanisms, and at more levels of government than ever before."
Activist Investor Efforts Increasingly Lower Credit Ratings
Shareholder activist M&A or break-up campaigns continue to be the largest contributor to rating changes.
FASB Chair Jones Looks Ahead
Seven months in, Richard R. Jones gives his perspective on cryptocurrencies, climate risk disclosures, and possible goodwill accounting changes.
5 Questions for Jack Hartung, CFO, Chipotle
“It was kind of too late to pivot if you hadn’t already made the right investments,” Hartung says of adapting to the pandemic.
Stock Buyback Plans Match CFOs’ Optimism
But richly valued shares will force issuers to buy at premium prices.