Tick...Tick...Tick: How To Spot Finance Timebombs Before They Explode
Source: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
In the bad old days of Enron and worldcom the finance function was sometime a willing participant - if not the primary trigger - for earnings inflation and other financial shenanigans. Thankfully, tighter regulations and increased investor scrutiny have sharply curtailed this kind of aberrant behaviour. But that doesn't mean finance is completely clear.