A misleading YaFarm Technologies press release on stem-cell research lands two in hot water and Groupon to cut 1,100 jobs. Find these stories and more in the world of finance in CFO’s roundup…

 

U.N. Highlights Continuing Digital Divide

A new report finds the Internet is still only available to 35% of people in developing countries and the access growth rate is slowing.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Friendly States

Which are the states most hospitable to small businesses?

>> CFO Staff

 

 

Making Room to Grow

CFOs from smaller U.S. companies say it’s time to step up their game, according to the second-quarter Duke/CFO global outlook survey.

>> David W. Owens

 

CFOs to Watch

Chief financial officers are more prominent than ever in Corporate America. We profile 20 CFOs worth keeping an eye on.

>> CFO Staff

 

Number of Carbon Pricers Triples

Four-hundred thirty-seven companies are now pricing their greenhouse gas emissions, compared with 150 in 2014.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

SEC Proposes Liquidity Rules for Mutual Funds and ETFs

“Changes in the modern asset management industry call on us to now look anew at liquidity management in funds,” says Mary Jo White.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Struggling Taxi Medallion Lender Seized By Regulators

The rise of Uber and other ride-sharing services in New York has resulted in a surge in loan delinquencies at some credit unions.

>> Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Two Charged With Stem Cell Microcap Fraud

The pair controlled virtually all of YaFarm Technologies’ shares and used “false and misleading” press releases to cause the share price to rise.

>> Matthew Heller

 

Groupon to Slash 1,100 Jobs, Close in 7 Markets

The online coupon company will take a pre-tax charge of $35 million in connection with eliminating about 1,100 jobs globally.

>> Matthew Heller

 

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