How The Hartford Was Saved from the Brink
During the financial crisis the firm's share price fell by almost 100 percent. Its CFO tells a tale of survival.
Third Wave of Exec-Pay Suits Roils
Ever since the Dodd-Frank Act was passed, shareholders have been finding creative ways to sue companies over their executive-compensation programs. The newest lawsuits may be more successful than their predecessors.
Dodd-Frank Pay Provision Is a Net Zero
The law aims to make companies disclose their “pay ratio,” which compares CEO compensation to the employee median. It’s supposed to protect shareholders, but it’s bogus.
Board Takeaways for 2013
What topics should CFOs get their arms around so they won’t seem out of touch at board meetings this year?
The Risk Is Back for Corporate Cash
Unlimited FDIC insurance on noninterest-bearing accounts expires at the end of 2012, throwing the safety and security of cash back into the spotlight.
What Companies Should Expect from the SEC in the New Year
New disclosure requirements and new demands on companies top the securities regulator's 2012 agenda.
Enjoy the Ride
CFO compensation made headway last year, but the sailing may not be so smooth in 2011.