CFO’s Daily Roundup: July 20, 2015

A collection of's articles and stories published on July 20, 2015
Kerry MarunaJuly 21, 2015

Everything you need to know from CFO, here’s our Daily Roundup…


SEC Charges Attorney With Insider Trading Tied to Merger

Pennsylvania attorney bought shares prior to an insurance industry merger after learning about the deal from a legal assistant.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Would You Have Invoked the Disaster Recovery Plan?

Activating a disaster recovery plan isn’t an easy decision, as United Airlines and the New York Stock Exchange discovered.

>> John Parkinson


Metric of the Month: Finance Function Costs

CFOs are skeptical about claims that process automation is the cure-all for excessive costs of the finance function.

>> Mary Driscoll


Auitor Rotation May Actually Inhibit Skepticism

While enhanced skepticism is a key argument for requiring auditor rotation, a new report suggests that what really happens is the opposite.

>> David McCann


A&P Files Chapter 11 to Facilitate Store Sales

Struggling grocer has received “stalking horse” bids for 120 stores but no bidder has been willing to assume its liabilities.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Toshiba Inflated Profits With Bosses’ Knowledge

Internal probe finds profits were overstated by $1.2 billion amid a corporate culture of not going against the bosses’ wishes.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Lockheed Martin to Buy Sikorsky Aircraft for $9B

The Sikorsky deal and a “strategic review” of commercial and government businesses are part of a major reshaping of Lockheed under CEO Marillyn Hewson.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert


Fed Adopts Final Capital Buffer Rule for Banks

Central bank sees the Dodd-Frank mandate as a way for banks to “bear the costs that a failure would impose on others.”

>> Matthew Heller


Sales Drop at IBM for 13th Straight Quarter

IBM’s strong growth in cloud computing was offset by sharp declines in its legacy software and systems hardware businesses.

>> Matthew Heller


CFOs Daily Roundup: July 17, 2015

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>> Kerry Maruna


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