How to Structure Your Staff for Success
One key is giving strategically focused areas greater independence, which will generate more ideas and allow CFOs the time to be more strategic themselves.
Should Internal Audit Report to the CFO?
Moody's recommends that the chief internal auditor report to the CEO and the audit committee, not the CFO.
They’re Singin’ in the Rain
Weather-related derivatives protect companies from Mother Nature's toll on earnings.
Gentler treatment by credit-rating agencies suggests that M&A activity has grown saner.
Joint Ventures Between The Globe and a Hard Place
Growing turmoil in emerging markets has U.S. companies gaining control over their foreign ventures. But will that compound the risk?
Unloading Credit Risk
Credit derivatives aren't just for banks anymore, but the new instruments aren't without their own faults.
A new generation of financial hot-shots are making their fortunes on roll-ups -- risky consolidations of IPOs. The risks are even greater for the CFO in the middle.
Hell in Your Hallways
Workplace violence isn't a remote risk. And the hurt can cut deeply into the bottom line.