An update on a whistleblower case making it to the Supreme Court, the IMF predicts bond market corporate failures, Hitachi fined for $19M and all this while home prices continue to rise in America. These stories and more in the CFO roundup…

 

Hitachi Fined $19M Over South Africa Payments

The SEC says the Japanese company violated securities laws in its recording of “success fees” paid in connection with government contracts.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Home Prices Continue to Rise

San Francisco, Denver, and Dallas reported the highest year-over-year gains among the 20 surveyed cities.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Microsoft Changes Financial Reporting Segments

Juggling of products and services segments is designed to emphasize the company’s mobile and cloud businesses.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Whistleblower Showdown Heads to Supreme Court

The case turns on whether Dodd-Frank protections should apply when a whistleblower reports activity only to a company’s compliance function and not the SEC.

>> Eric Havian

 

Banks With Weak Cybersecurity Could Be Downgraded: S&P

Given banks’ function as key nodes in the global financial system, S&P views banks as “natural targets facing a high threat of cyber-risk.”

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

N.M. Bank Settles Fraud Charges for $1.5M

Trinity Capital and some of its executives ‘grossly misreported its income to shareholders and regulators,’ says the SEC.

>> Matthew Heller

 

IMF Sees Trouble in Emerging Markets’ Debt Load

Emerging economies and bond markets need to prepare for an increase in corporate failures, says the IMF.

>> Matthew Heller

 


 

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