Treasury & Risk magazine February 2009
HealthTrans, Little Caesar and Western Container, like many middle-market companies, use a blend of ingenuity and enhanced traditional cash management techniques to preserve liquidity, cut costs, conserve working capital and prevent losses.
Under more pressure to reduce costs, increase productivity and avoid accounting errors, CFOs look to outsourcers, who now see middle-market companies as an engine for growth.
Are taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of billions of dollars for a credit crisis that may have been overblown? Who is the bailout really helping?
Finance executives at companies with revenues of $2 billion or less last year ranked an economic slowdown as their worst fear.
For Your Information (FYI)
Working Capital Pressures Heat Up; Pension Losses Hit Profits
Governance & Accounting
Sometimes vanilla products are too constraining, But creating more flexible products that qualify for hedge accounting can be challenging.
Retirement & Benefits
Democrats and Republicans agree that retirement savings plans demand reform. Whatever happens, corporations will likely lead the way.
Despite the financial crisis, escalating environmental and sustainability issues worldwide pose new risk on several fronts, survey says.
Tools & Technology
With capital spending decisions critical in a down economy, CFOs want easier, faster ways to evaluate alternatives. IBM Cognos offers a new Blueprint.
The extension of FDIC insurance and other responses to the financial crisis have changed the value proposition for leaving money just sitting in the bank.
The auditing industry faces many challenges as Mary Moore Hamrick moves to CAQ from PCAOB at a time of great change.
People on the Move
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Economic chaos and the new administration.