The federal ban on corporate loans leaves some managers scratching their heads.
Boards are supposed to monitor top executives, but too often give them carte blanche. That's why regulators are writing stricter rules for the corporate-governance game. Plus: Finance executives sound off about audit committees in a new CFO survey.
If you think new accounting rules will make acquisitions more transparent, think again.
Why don't CFOs want to chair audit committees? Only their estate planners know for sure.
A CFO survey suggests that recently passed rules for auditors may be a wise idea.
Executive compensation practices won't change until accounting rules for options are fixed.
Private investors are starting to put their mountains of cash to work.
If banks have to come clean about their off-balance-sheet leverage, get ready to pay more for money.
New rules for special-purpose entities may result in bigger corporate balance sheets.
After a slow start, banks are taking another look at electronic presentment and payment.