Treasury & Risk magazine March 2008
First, it was FAS 133 and now it is fair valuation rules. But despite this raft of regulation making derivatives usage even dicier than it was already, companies do not seem to be throwing in the towel.
The stakes just got higher for financial executives ensnared in the options backdating investigation. Former SafeNet CFO Carole Argo was sentenced to six months in prison and fined $1 million.
With AS5, auditors will have to speak plain English on errors
The essentials of supply chain risk
Governance & Accounting
When it comes to executive pay, it is beginning to seem like no amount of rules or regulations will be enough to prevent determined senior executives from paying themselves more than enough
Retirement & Benefits
Annuities have rarely been the investment option of choice for most, but a couple of new products could let 401(k) participants reap some of the benefits of an investment that guarantees payouts for life
Electronic transmissions can haunt companies forever. Still, one thing is certain: Too many don't have up-to-date policies on retaining documents that are needed and culling those that are not
Tools & Technology
Once an implement of the corner office crowd, dashboards are now being designed to not only drill deeper but provide more task-specific analytics making them perfect for managers toiling rungs down
As more companies recognize the need to set up a treasury shop in China, the expectation is for a war over the limited pool of bilingual university graduates and seasoned executives with the right skills
First, Paquette built a treasury where almost none had existed before, and now he's clearing the way for state-0f-the-art ERM
People on the Move
Steven Mills; W. Paul Bowers; Steve E. Voskuil; Jolene Varney; Mark Gibbens; Kristi Matus; David Gutschenritter; Michael Monahan
If investors can't depend on credit ratings, then why have them?
Finding a scapegoat is easy. Taking responsibility is the hard part.