Treasury & Risk magazine March 2007
While treasury and tax have very different ways of looking at things sometimes, pairing the two functions up can actually make for a convivial corporate couple under the right treasurer. The combination gets tax thinking beyond mere compliance into strategic advantage and treasury considering the total cost implications of its...
IS REGULATION STIFLING MARKET GROWTH?
Executives may have to swallow limits on compensation from Congress or investors
Companies push for emissions caps to fight climate change... The job market for top compliance talent remains tight
GET AHEAD OF THE WAVEWhen recalcitrant holdouts like President Bush and the chairman of Exxon-Mobil suddenly concede that climate change is real, you can be ...
Software executive Jiro Okochi discusses ongoing struggles with FAS 133 and how fair value standards will impact hedge reporting
Governance & Accounting
Do the equity markets reward good governance practices with higher valuations? Two new studies suggest there is a link, but that some best practice attributes carry more weight with investors than others
Oracle Corp. already offers tools that help companies comply with any number of regulations, in areas ranging from identity management to audit and IT compliance.
Retirement & Benefits
There has been considerable hand wringing over the fate of defined benefit plans. But, thanks to a combination of economic and legislative factors, DB plans have a new lease on life for once-skeptical companies
Thanks to a perfect storm of perfect storms, the property catastrophe market was thrown for a loop in recent years, left with high premiums and limited coverage. But the capital markets are coming to the rescue
Tools & Technology
Too much of anything is never a good thing, even when it comes to information. As corporate dashboards get ever more sophisticated, executives are wrestling with when to cut back on the data feed
Axentis Inc., a provider of governance, risk and compliance solutions, released an enhanced version of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) based Axentis Enterprise application.
Hybrid bonds have typically been the province of financial companies, but other corporate issuers are beginning to see their attraction, especially when it comes to financing acquisitions
Damn the restatements. Nancy Cooper, CA's new CFO, is moving full speed ahead to overhaul processes
People on the Move
Google Inc. named Brent Callinicos as vice president and treasurer of the $6.1 billion Mountain View, Calif. online giant. He comes to Google from Microsoft ...
Hello? Is there anyone home at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)? Admittedly, there is no shortage of examples of companies on the wrong side ...
There are at least three things businesses can do to help make healthcare consumerism succeed and more appealing to employees