Issue 2012-06 CFO
Small Businesses Spend More Time on Taxes
Small businesses are devoting more time to federal taxes, according to a recent survey.
Green Is the New Lean
Doing more with less is what many sustainability initiatives are all about. That&spamp;rsquo;s why CFOs are embracing them.
Effective Tax Rate Rises for Industrials
U.S.-based firms have higher ETRs than their global counterparts, but some will also benefit from favorable tax treatments they receive on their investments in emerging markets.
Banks Ease Terms for Business Loans
Fiercer domestic competition is making U.S. banks more flexible on spreads, interest-rate floors, and other costs to borrowers.
Do Your Internal Auditors Have the Right Skills?
Companies are putting a premium on critical thinking and data-mining expertise.
Let the Games Begin
The 2012 London Olympic Games start next month, and if they run as smoothly as expected, it will be thanks in no small part to Neil Wood, CFO of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Before You Sign That Cloud Contract
If you decide to use cloud-computing services, be sure your contract with the provider gives you maximum protection.
A New Risk Factor: The JOBS Act
Why some companies are including the law itself as a risk factor in their IPO filings.