Corporate Finance

Finance Roundup for Executives

Be informed, get involved, and shape the world through finance. Here's today's CFO roundup.
Kerry MarunaDecember 16, 2015

What’s Going on in Finance from CFO

An up-and-down economy, a volatile stock market, and continued low interest rates made 2015 a memorable year for many readers. But there were other compelling trends and stories in the world of finance, as we reported in the pages of CFO over the past 11 months. Here is a look back at some of them. Read more.

Few people know General Motors as well as Chuck Stevens does. A GM lifer, Stevens hails from Flint, Michigan, where he attended General Motors Institute (now Kettering University) around the same time GM CEO Mary Barra did. “She graduated a couple of years after me,” recalls Stevens, 55. “I never knew her when I was going to school; she was an electrical engineer, and I was on the finance side.” Read more.

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

 

SEC Seeks to Boost Resource Extraction Disclosure

A proposed rule would require oil, gas, and mining companies to disclose payments made to the U.S. and foreign governments to help develop resources.

Matthew Heller

 

The Year in Review

How well do you remember the trends of 2015? Take our year in review quiz.

CFO Staff

 

Rallying Against the Cadillac Tax

Companies, unions, and politicians on both sides of the aisle seek to repeal the coming excise tax on high-cost health plans.

David McCann

 

Look Before You Lease

New rules for lease accounting are coming. Are CFOs prepared?

David W. Owens and Josh Hyatt, Contributors

 

GM: The Road Ahead

CFO Chuck Stevens discusses major financial, strategic, and cultural changes under way at General Motors.

Edward Teach

 

CFOs Plan to Spend Cautiously in 2016 (Video)

John Graham of Duke University reveals the results of the fourth quarter’s Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey.

CFO Staff

 

Moody’s Slashes 2016 Forecast For Oil Prices

Moody’s lowers its price assumptions for next year for crude oil benchmarks.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Qualcomm Decides Not to Split Up

The chipmaker’s CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, says “the current structure is the best way to execute on our strategy.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

PCAOB Adopts New Form for Naming Audit Partner

Auditors will be required to file a new Form AP with the PCAOB, disclosing the name of the engagement partner.

Matthew Heller

 

Dell Might Buy Back $3B of Tracking Stock

But it also needs cash to delever the company after the $67 billion acquisition of EMC.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

 

Three Men Charged in $2M Hacking Scheme

The operators of a spamming business also stole customer records containing private data from two companies.

Matthew Heller

 

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