By factoring in the Economic Cost of Risk, CFOs can capture the ups and downs of their companies' perils.
Traditional metrics can help CFO get a firmer grasp of past or frequent events. But for future perils, risk modeling may be the way to go.
Increasingly, data modeling is enabling companies to gauge risks like terrorism and price volatility.
A successful local bank finds it no longer pays to hold on to the mortgages it issues.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is ferreting out fraud and fake financial reporting with renewed zeal, attorneys and investigators find.
Proposals to clean up lease accounting will hit many firms’ balance sheets.
Municipal finance chiefs are fighting to keep their troubled cities solvent. Sometimes it’s a losing battle.
To compete with Goliaths, corporate Davids need plenty of organizational flexibility.
The rich world, and especially the euro zone, risks harmfully low inflation.
Amid political uncertainty, the mutual property insurer's CFO closely manages currency risks to protect FM Global's policyholder-owners.
The only luxury goods brand in the Consensiv 50, Hermès earns its reputation with a tight focus on management and operational controls.