Issue 2011-12 CFO
Putting a Price on Patents
CFOs can play a critical role in bringing financial discipline to their companies' intellectual-property portfolios.
The True Cost of Going Public
Sarbox compliance costs pale in comparison to other IPO and post-IPO expenses.
Beyond the IPO
Social-media darling LinkedIn is looking past today&spamp;rsquo;s hype as it lays the foundation for long-term growth. An interview with Steve Sordello, CFO, LinkedIn.
Mergers under a Microscope?
A busy year for the Department of Justice, yes, but it probably does not signal a trend.
Tepid demand, thin margins, new regulations, investor caution &spamp;#8212; and a lingering public-relations problem. No wonder banks are nervous.
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.