Accounting & Tax
Credit & Capital
Risk & Compliance
Not Just PE Owner but Banker as Well
A private placement by First Data earned its private equity owner KKR $40 million in banking fees.
Ailing Credit Unions Draw Attention of TARP Watchdog
Eighty-three percent of the credit unions that received funds through the Community Development Capital Initiative still have not paid back Treasury.
Millennials’ View of the Workplace Is Fantasy
Company power structures are as hierarchical as ever, young workers' assumptions notwithstanding, a Stanford professor says.
VCs Pour Money Into Hadoop Big-Data Players
Some corporations are already jettisoning legacy databases and restrictive hardware setups and moving to the open-source framework for data analytics.
Risks Building for Energy MLPs
Master limited partnerships rely heavily on the debt and equity markets, as well as the enthusiasm of retail investors.
‘Small’ Companies May Be Free of XBRL
A bill with broad bipartisan support would apply to public companies with less than $250 million in revenue.
Do Performance Incentives Backfire?
New research suggests that they can, but whether they do or not, they're tricky tools.
Fed Official Calls for Timely Data-Breach Disclosures
Retailers and other players in the payments system should have to follow the same standards that banks do, says Daniel Tarullo.
PCAOB Abandons Auditor Rotation
The audit watchdog's three-year pursuit of a rule to boost auditor independence has ended, says chairman James Doty.
Obamacare May Push More to Work Less
The Affordable Care Act may have Americans working fewer hours, by choice.
Human Capital & Careers
One CFO, Two Companies
Two credit unions are sharing a chief financial officer, part of an effort to cut expenses and attract better talent.
Global Banks Struggle to Report Counterparty Risk
Large financial institutions still have trouble accurately identifying and reporting their counterparties on derivatives contracts.
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