Issue 2011-12 CFO
A Loss of Independents?
Regulators have rewritten the rules regarding the use of independent contractors, forcing companies to make hard choices &spamp;#8212; and possibly pay heavy fines.
Backlash Prompts a Revise
Proposed modifications to revenue-recognition rules draw ire from the construction and technology sectors.
CFOs and CIOs: Can We Talk?
The CFO-CIO relationship is becoming increasingly bumpy. Executives who have worked in both finance and technology offer advice on smoothing things out.
Lifting the Lid on 401(k) Fees
The coming mandatory disclosure of plan fees could give participants a nasty shock.
Smoothing the IPO Path
A new SEC committee wants to help smaller companies find less costly ways to raise capital.
Four years after the housing-market collapse, the sector&spamp;rsquo;s troubles still weigh on the broader economy. But housing CFOs are searching for a path to growth.
Putting a Price on Patents
CFOs can play a critical role in bringing financial discipline to their companies' intellectual-property portfolios.