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Kerry MarunaSeptember 29, 2015

Sometimes whistleblowers can be a good thing,  new report says. The FASB is curious on how the U.S. Supreme Court defines ‘materiality’.  The SEC has charged the CPA and 4 others with insider training. Plus, learn why Comcast is buying a theme park in Japan. All these stories and more in the CFO Roundup…

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Don’t Fear the Whistleblower

A new report says employers can keep most issues in house by encouraging a “speak-up culture” in the workplace.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Monetary Policy: Repeat Prescription

Weighing the economic benefits of low interest rates against the financial risks.

>> Economist Staff

 

Three Questions for Managing Third-Party Risk

The growing involvement of third parties in business operations demands a new look at potential risks and solutions.

>> Michele Sullivan

 

FASB Wants Clarity on ‘Materiality’ Definition

The accounting standard setter wants to make it perfectly clear that only the U.S. Supreme Court definition applies.

>> David M. Katz

 

Alcoa to Break up Into Two Companies

Amid a drop in aluminum prices, Alcoa is following the lead of other firms that have split to become more focused.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Energy Transfer Buys Williams Cos. for $32B

The deal will create one of the world’s largest energy infrastructure companies with a network of more than 100,000 miles of pipelines.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

SEC Charges CPA, 4 Others With Insider Trading

The defendants allegedly made $234,000 by trading in Pharmasset shares based on nonpublic information about a takeover offer.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Comcast Buys Control of Theme Park in Japan

The media giant’s largest overseas investment to date positions it to take advantage of theme-park growth in Asia.

>> Matthew Heller

 

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