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.
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.
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Companies, unions, and politicians on both sides of the aisle seek to repeal the coming excise tax on high-cost health plans.
New rules for lease accounting are coming. Are CFOs prepared?
CFO Chuck Stevens discusses major financial, strategic, and cultural changes under way at General Motors.
John Graham of Duke University reveals the results of the fourth quarter’s Duke University/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey.
Moody’s lowers its price assumptions for next year for crude oil benchmarks.
The chipmaker’s CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, says “the current structure is the best way to execute on our strategy.”
Auditors will be required to file a new Form AP with the PCAOB, disclosing the name of the engagement partner.
But it also needs cash to delever the company after the $67 billion acquisition of EMC.
The operators of a spamming business also stole customer records containing private data from two companies.
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