Joint Ventures: Driving Innovation While Limiting Risk
CFOs are increasingly using joint ventures to grow their businesses while sharing risk and benefiting from optionality.
Better Scenario Planning Positions Companies to Benefit From Disruption
Scenario planning not only identifies likely impacts on the P&L, balance sheet, and liquidity, it also helps companies identify market opportunities.
COVID-19 Aftermath: Moving Beyond Quick Fixes to Sustainable Value Creation
What else can companies do to help drive their businesses' short-term cash flows and fund their long-term ambitions?
Three Ways of Driving Success in An Acquisition
While corporate development typically builds the deal model and prepares the synergy projections, the CFO’s team should pressure-test and calibrate them.
EY Partner Named New FASB Chair
“Rich Jones brings together all of the important qualities we were looking for in FASB’s next leader,” said FAF Chairman Charles H. Noski.
5 Tests for Deciding Whether to Use Blockchain
Many companies should consider blockchains because they coordinate information, processes, and payments without a central intermediary, says EY.
Audit Committees Boost Disclosure to Shareholders
Investors get more information about the selection and evaluation of large companies' independent auditors.
How a Tax Strategy Is Key to Divestment Success
Commonly, value is lost when sellers identify tax risks in the early stages, but then fail to act to clarify and potentially mitigate those risks
Luring Private Equity to Your Divestment Deal
Private equity bidders can accelerate a deal's time to close and boost the multiple, says EY. But how do you keep them at the table?
Poor Nonfinancial Reporting Tests Investors’ Trust
Many senior finance executives admit that the public has a low level of trust in large companies, often because of nontransparent reporting.
Does Your M&A Integration Playbook Need Updating?
With M&A activity — and prices — near all-time highs, CFOs and their boards must be ready with robust integration plans.