“Profit Shifters” Face Global Crackdown
A new global tax plan from the OECD could eventually hinder multinationals from moving profits overseas to benefit from low-tax jurisdictions.
How to Save on Legal Costs
The long-traditional hourly fee structure for outside counsel should be rethought, to the benefit of the law firm and its client alike, one attorney says.
Big Companies Fear Offshore Tax Fallout
A recent survey shows large multinational firms are bracing for more offshore tax inquiries, with good reason.
Apple to Boldly Go into Earnings Guidance
In a break with tradition, Apple plans to move away from a more conservative financial-reporting style and offer broader guidance.
M&A: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Longtime equipment-financing executive Irv Rothman prefers not to grow through mergers and acquisitions. But he’s made the most of the opportunities such deals have afforded him.
Green Is the New Lean
Doing more with less is what many sustainability initiatives are all about. That&spamp;rsquo;s why CFOs are embracing them.
Apple and China: A Love Story, With Risk
As iPad and iPhone sales soar, the Cupertino colossus scores record Q2 profits, with 20% coming from China. But doing business in China always comes with risk.
Apple to Make Minor Dent in Cash Cushion
In a long-awaited announcement, the i-everything maker says it will issue dividends and buy back stock, starting later this year.
Why CFOs Are Skeptical About Sustainability
As with everything else, finance chiefs want hard metrics to prove the case for sustainability.
Facebook CFO: “Wicked Smart,” But No Ego
David Ebersman is perfectly suited for the maelstrom to come when the social-media giant's IPO hits the market.
Lawmakers Act to Stem Suppliers’ Abuse of Workers
A California law and a bill in the U.S. Congress could pressure companies to purge their supply chains of human rights violations.