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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Critics Pan New Financial Statements

    A long-planned overhaul of financial statements gets a rough reception from preparers at its initial unveiling, particularly from banks. Meanwhile, a survey says a large majority of CFOs don't even know about the proposal. It's been called the most dramatic overhaul of financial statements since the cash flow statement was...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The CFO's Role In Achieving Operational Excellence

    Over the past several years, CFO Research Services has documented the expansion of the role of the CFO from a traditional oversight function to that of performance manager. This current paper confirms that most finance executives now view themselves comfortably in this broader role, and in particular consider operational improvement...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Huge Changes In Store For Financial Statements

    A balance sheet that doesn't balance? Financing and operating classifications that depend on your company type? A (gulp) cash-basis income statement? Well, not quite. But accounting standards-setters are online and on the road urging investors and companies to weigh in now on a proposal to radically alter financial statements. And...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Next Wave Of Green IT: IT's Role In The Future Of Enterprise Sustainability

    Some companies have been particularly ambitious in leading environmental change, whether led by a desire to keep pace with competitors, to avoid penalties or bad publicity, or simply their own sense of right and wrong. But the new U.S. administration is likely to push the environment to the top of...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Aligning Risk Management, Finance, and Operations: Senior Executives on Governance, Uncertainty, and Performance Amid a Global Banking Crisis

    The world financial system has weathered several major financial crises in the past several decades: the U.S. Savings and Loan Crisis in the late l9Sos and early 19905 and the Asian Financial Crisis in igj followed in short order by the Russian Financial Crisis in 1998, are only a few...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2005

    Sarbanes-Oxley and the Boardroom

    The paper reveals that Sarbanes-Oxley has had a profound effect on companies whose shares are traded on U.S. exchanges?and few company executives seem to think the changes have been positive ones. There's widespread concern about the cost of compliance: it's too costly, too onerous, has too much red tape, and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2002

    Workers Worried About Pensions, Survey Reveals

    American workers now seriously mistrust the safety of their employee retirement accounts. A greater number of respondents with stock-based accounts are more worried about their retirement fortunes than are those who lack such risks. This overall anxiety about equity investments in pension plan is likely to put reforms of company...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2001

    Dear Prudence

    From the executive summary: ?Offering company stock in employee 401(k) may not always be wise. The issue is a particularly sticky one for CFOs, as it creates a conflict between their fiduciary responsibility to plan participants and their responsibility to other shareholders. After all, restricting stock that was once an...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Jun 2005

    Sarbanes-Oxley and the Boardroom

    The paper reveals that Sarbanes-Oxley has had a profound effect on companies whose shares are traded on U.S. exchanges?and few company executives seem to think the changes have been positive ones. There's widespread concern about the cost of compliance: it's too costly, too onerous, has too much red tape, and...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Next Wave Of Green IT: IT's Role In The Future Of Enterprise Sustainability

    Some companies have been particularly ambitious in leading environmental change, whether led by a desire to keep pace with competitors, to avoid penalties or bad publicity, or simply their own sense of right and wrong. But the new U.S. administration is likely to push the environment to the top of...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Critics Pan New Financial Statements

    A long-planned overhaul of financial statements gets a rough reception from preparers at its initial unveiling, particularly from banks. Meanwhile, a survey says a large majority of CFOs don't even know about the proposal. It's been called the most dramatic overhaul of financial statements since the cash flow statement was...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Huge Changes In Store For Financial Statements

    A balance sheet that doesn't balance? Financing and operating classifications that depend on your company type? A (gulp) cash-basis income statement? Well, not quite. But accounting standards-setters are online and on the road urging investors and companies to weigh in now on a proposal to radically alter financial statements. And...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Aligning Risk Management, Finance, and Operations: Senior Executives on Governance, Uncertainty, and Performance Amid a Global Banking Crisis

    The world financial system has weathered several major financial crises in the past several decades: the U.S. Savings and Loan Crisis in the late l9Sos and early 19905 and the Asian Financial Crisis in igj followed in short order by the Russian Financial Crisis in 1998, are only a few...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The CFO's Role In Achieving Operational Excellence

    Over the past several years, CFO Research Services has documented the expansion of the role of the CFO from a traditional oversight function to that of performance manager. This current paper confirms that most finance executives now view themselves comfortably in this broader role, and in particular consider operational improvement...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Feb 2002

    Workers Worried About Pensions, Survey Reveals

    American workers now seriously mistrust the safety of their employee retirement accounts. A greater number of respondents with stock-based accounts are more worried about their retirement fortunes than are those who lack such risks. This overall anxiety about equity investments in pension plan is likely to put reforms of company...

    Provided By CFO Publishing

  • White Papers // Dec 2001

    Dear Prudence

    From the executive summary: ?Offering company stock in employee 401(k) may not always be wise. The issue is a particularly sticky one for CFOs, as it creates a conflict between their fiduciary responsibility to plan participants and their responsibility to other shareholders. After all, restricting stock that was once an...

    Provided By CFO Publishing