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Finance Roundup for Executives

Be informed, get involved, and shape the world through finance. Here's today's CFO roundup.
Kerry MarunaDecember 10, 2015

What’s Going on in Finance from CFO

A new survey challenges the conventional wisdom that only especially generous employer health plans would be subject to the Affordable Care Act‘s “Cadillac tax” provision. Rather than applying only to the most generous health plans, a survey says the tax will “weigh heavily” on most businesses. Read more.

Data is the most important asset. It even gets recorded, intangible as it is, on the balance sheet. Often it is data assets that justify market values that can be a huge multiple of book value. Treating data as a critical asset is a great organizational redesign opportunity that requires oversight by a C-level executive. Read more.

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A Better Way to Do Ecommerce

A Better Way to Do Ecommerce

Learn how Precision Medical leveraged OneWorld to cut the cost of billing in half and added $2.5M in annual revenue.

 

French Ad Agency Publicis Loses $54M Account

The hit comes just after the firm announced plans to prop up its sluggish revenues.

Matthew Heller

 

In Search of Certainty

Fourth-quarter results from the Duke/CFO Business Outlook Survey show the effects of economic uncertainty.

David W. Owens and Chris Schmidt, Contributors

 

Wyndham Settles FTC’s Data Security Charges

The settlement may serve as a template for future enforcement actions against companies over “unreasonable data security.”

Matthew Heller

 

Why Data Needs a Seat at the Corporate Table

Treating data as a critical asset is a great organizational redesign opportunity that requires oversight by a C-level executive.

Craig Callé

 

Yahoo Shelves Plan to Spin off Alibaba Stake

The company cites tax considerations in deciding to focus instead on a reverse spinoff of its $23 billion investment.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Pep Boys Snubs Bridgestone for Icahn Offer

Bridgestone still has until Friday to make a counter-proposal that would top Icahn’s $837 million bid for the auto parts retailer.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

74% of Employers Exposed to ‘Cadillac Tax’

Rather than applying only to the most generous health plans, a survey says the tax will “weigh heavily” on most businesses.

Katie-Kuehner-Hebert

 

Wholesale Inventories Fall 0.1% in October

Businesses trimmed stockpiles of unsold merchandise after a record back-to-back increase in inventories in the first two quarters of this year.

Matthew Heller

 

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