The outmoded U.S. proxy voting system imposes barriers that make it more difficult for companies to engage directly with their equity investors.
The new rules also add stiff requirements to the auditor’s report.
A steady drop in insurance companies’ investment income is prodding them to charge you more.
With the surging prominence of issues related to information technology, IT is gaining ground on the environment as part of the sustainability picture.
Despite disagreements about how to report leases, standard setters held firm Wednesday on putting all of them on the balance sheet.
On the eve of a new accounting standard, readers vigorously debate whether operating leases can be considered leverage.
The prevalence of estimates in the new revenue recognition standard could cause sudden spikes or drastic dives in reported revenue and earnings.
In a multiyear scheme, the law firm's CFO and other executives falsified accounting entries to conceal a cash-flow shortfall, Manhattan prosecutors allege.
Reality is swiftly outpacing the ability of accountants to embrace Big Data. How can they catch up?
When public companies pressure their auditors to reduce fees or they switch auditors to pay lower fees, audit quality can deteriorate, according to a study.
Many CFOs agree that companies should put leases on the balance sheet. But the 'how' has them up in arms.