Activist hedge funds agitating for shareholder-friendly actions by companies are increasing the chances of "credit-negative" events, says Moody's.
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.
Supplier risks are becoming more challenging because of the inherent difficulty in achieving supply-chain visibility.
Catherine Lesjak’s objections to the ill-advised acquisition of a British software firm may prove prophetic for HP.
The pressure on companies from activist shareholders continues to grow.
Underperforming companies are using new measures of executive compensation to appease proxy readers.
The ratio of debt to assets for U.S. banks has ranged from 87 percent to 95 percent over the past 80 years.
Sloppy financial reporting and executive role-sharing raise questions about a publishing company chaired by Warren Buffett's longtime business partner.
Barclays reportedly could face "an unlimited fine" if found guilty of putting customer data at risk.
When private firms that use the new standards are acquired by public companies, they're “going to have to undo those elections,” SEC accounting chief says.
Computer giant files report saying it has evidence that the British software firm inflated reported revenues prior to HP deal.