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The Activist Investor: A CFO’s Unlikely Ally
Don't be caught by surprise — learn to view your company through the eyes of an activist investor.
The Past Is Not Done With Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo will be operating under the asset cap imposed by the Federal Reserve through the end of 2019, longer than previously forecast.
Tax Cuts Impacting Board Decisions: Survey
A survey from BDO said corporate directors are reevaluating launching new businesses as they conduct reviews of their firms' total tax liabilities.
Will Governments and Inflation Cool M&A Activity?
Both are threats to the confidence global executives currently have in the conditions for dealmaking.
How CFOs Can Better Support Board Directors – and Vice Versa
Governing boards face increasing pressure and greater scrutiny from investors. Here is how CFOs can reinforce their stewardship.
Directors Lack Info on Their Core Concerns: NACD
Some of the most pressing issues boards of directors will face in 2018 are also the areas where they lack information or time to focus.
External Board Membership: Gains & Pains
CFOs that hold directorships for others swear by the benefits, but the majority that don't serve on boards have good reasons for shying away.
Create a Finance Committee at Every Public Company
It’s time to create a finance committee to focus on evaluating acquisitions, monitoring debt levels, and allocating capital.
Are Board Directors Facing Unrealistic Expectations?
Sixty percent say a gap exists between expectations placed on the board and what board members can actually do to accomplish strategic objectives.
A Proposal to Empower, Not “Expert-ize,” Boards
Selecting a particular board member for their expertise in one specific technical area may dilute the board’s breadth of expertise and standing.
Staggered Boards Affect Audit Committee Quality
A new study finds audit committees at companies that hold staggered board elections are not responsive to low shareholder approval.