CFO’s Daily Roundup: July 15, 2015

A collection of's articles and stories published on July 15, 2015
Kerry MarunaJuly 15, 2015

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Beware Stiff Tax Penalties Buried in New Trade Law

The increased tax penalties under the Trade Preferences Extension Act could amount to “several million dollars on an annual basis for a lot of big filers.”

>> David M. Katz


Vive la France!

How much do you know about one of the euro zone’s leading economies?

>> CFO Staff


Tight Labor, Lax Security

CFO confidence remains steady in the latest Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey, but worries mount over wages and data security.

>> David W. Owens


Raring to Grow

Midsized companies want to pursue growth strategies, but finding the necessary funding can be a challenge.

David W. Owens and Chris Schmidt


Dodd-Frank’s Next Act: Executive Pay

The SEC’s proposed disclosure rules have drawn criticism from proponents and opponents alike.

>> Ed Zwirn


Shaking All Over

Driven by billion-dollar-plus transactions, the market for mergers and acquisitions is booming.

>> Edward Teach


Diebold Grows Bold

The ATM maker is remaking itself into a services-driven company. An Interview with Christopher A. Chapman, SVP and CFO, Diebold.

>> Edward Teach


Banks Strong Enough to Ride a CRE Bubble

The Federal Reserve reports that valuation pressures in the CRE market are increasing but vulnerabilities in the U.S. financial system have moderated.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Could Insurer Consolidation Check Health Costs?

It may be counterintuitive, but combinations like Aetna’s planned purchase of Humana could lead to lower pricing from medical providers.

>> David McCann


Producer Prices Rise for Second Month in a Row

Producer prices grew at double the rate of economists’ expectations in June, indicating inflationary pressures could be on the rise.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Chamber Urges Reform of SEC In-House Trials

Business group is seeking stronger due-process protections for defendants, but SEC says proposed reforms would weaken enforcement.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


SEC Charges 34 Defendants with Microcap Fraud

Fifteen individuals and 19 firms allegedly participated in “pump-and-dump” schemes that netted $6.5 million in illegal profits.

>> Matthew Heller


Dozens Arrested in Crackdown on Hacking Forum

FBI says Darkode was a “hornets’ nest” of cybercriminals that operated as a marketplace to buy and trade hacking tools.

>> Matthew Heller


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