conflicts of interest
SEC Proposal Protects Executives, Hamstrings Investors
Proposed rule changes would pressure proxy advisory firms to take a more management-friendly stance in their reports and vote recommendations.
McKinsey Fined $15M Over Disclosure Failures
The Department of Justice says the firm showed a "lack of candor" in seeking advisory appointments in bankruptcy cases.
Why Amazon’s Stock Isn’t as Great as You Think
For CFOs wanting to understand investor behavior, here's an argument that Jeff Bezos is human, after all, and Amazon can't defy basic economic principles.
Big Four Facing Calls for U.K. Breakup
Lawmakers have labeled the four firms a “cozy club incapable of providing the degree of independent challenge needed” for auditing public companies.
How to Boost Workers’ Take-Home Pay Without a Raise
Employers may not be receiving the best deals for employees because conflicts of interest that benefit other parties maybe working against them.