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Kerry MarunaSeptember 18, 2015

This roundup includes stories on a European tax investigation, ignition defects costing General Motors $900 million, the Federal Reserve’s open market committee seeking improvement in labor markets and why you can look forward to bringing in the new year with health-care plan cost increases. It’s never too early to get caught up on everything finance, start here with the CFO roundup…

 

Rise in Health Plan costs to Continue in 2016

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The rate of cost growth for health-care benefits is slowing but is still well above increases in the Consumer Price Index.

>> Matthew Heller

 

EU widens Corporate Tax Investigation

The European Union is looking for evidence of sweetheart tax deals between EU countries and individual multinationals.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

SEC Strips Out Credit Ratings for Money Funds

A low credit rating on a short-term security will no longer prohibit a money market fund from investing in it.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Dole Buyout Case Attracts Scrutiny of Financial Projections

Other lawyers will assuredly try to mimic the Dole plaintiffs’ claims in future lawsuits challenging merger and acquisition transactions.

>> Gardner Davis

 

Group Calls For SEC Chair’s Recusal On PCAOB Decision

Because her husband advises the PCAOB, SEC Chair Mary Jo White should recuse herself from picking its next chairman, says one advocacy group.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

GM Settles Ignition Defect Charges for $900M

GM admitted liability for wire fraud and concealing material facts from a U.S. regulator, but the U.S. attorney did not file charges against any executives.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Fed Says Economy Still Not ready for Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve’s open market committee says it wants to see further improvement in the labor markets and inflation heading back to near 2%.

>> Matthew Heller

 

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