Major company sells brand name sweetener, lump-sum pension payouts, insider trading and finding accounting talent. All these stories and more in CFO’s roundup of August 25, 2015…
Since J&J introduced it in 1999, Splenda has reached $300 million in annual sales.
Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking of joining the wave of plan sponsors that are de-risking by making lump-sum offers to participants.
>> Joe Nankof
The SEC says the illicit trading scheme used confidential JPMorgan information about impending tech mergers to reap more than $672,000 in profits.
Companies are allocating more of their payroll budgets to compensation vehicles that don’t add fixed, ongoing costs.
>> David McCann
The proposed merger of oilfield services companies is the latest example of industry consolidation driven by the decline in oil prices.
A new survey forecasts worldwide PC shipments will fall 8.7% this year and suffer a further decline in 2016.
How do you find the people that have the skills to succeed in a more judgment-based role?
>> CFO Staff
The 2.2% increase is the biggest since June 2014 and may help convince the Fed to go ahead with an interest rate hike this year.
A new survey says indecision over a bill to extend more than 50 tax breaks is contributing to CFOs’ uncertainty about growth.