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CFO’s Daily Roundup: July 1, 2015

A collection of CFO.com's articles and stories published on July 1, 2015
Kerry MarunaJuly 1, 2015

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White House Planning to Extend Overtime Benefits

President Obama plans to more than double the pay threshold under which workers are entitled to overtime pay. >> Matthew Heller

 

How to Prevent Data Breaches by Service Providers

Here are some practical ways to improve providers’ data-security efforts.

>> Mary A. Chaput

 

Christine McCarthy Named Disney’s First Female CFO

McCarthy moves up after 15 years as Disney’s treasurer.

>> Matthew Heller

 

SEC Proposes to Vastly Expand Clawback Rules

The proposal makes executives subject to pay clawbacks even when there was no misconduct, but doesn’t say how to measure the value of equity compensation.

>> David McCann

 

Ace Buys Chubb for $28B in Insurance Megadeal

The largest-ever insurance industry merger combines two companies well-known for insuring businesses and wealthy individuals.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Green Giant Not So Jolly for General Mills

$260 million asset impairment charge from produce business contributes to a 53% drop in fourth-quarter earnings. >> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

M&A Activity on Pace to Catch Up With 2007

Nearly 20,000 deals worth $2.2 trillion have been announced so far this year, a pace that approaches pre-financial crisis levels. >> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Private Sector Hiring Hits Six-Month High

Employment numbers, along with factory activity data, are latest indicators that the U.S. economy is rebounding from the slow start to 2015.

>> Matthew Heller

 

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