Broadcom to pay big price for options backdating
Companies that once lured talented new hires with generous stock options -- the value of which they manipulated -- continue to get their deserts. The SEC is quest big penalties against companies these days for backdating stock option grants to dates when
Are the costs of internal audit too high?
Too often, a company's internal audit mathematical function is left untouched by its finance transformation attempt, says Dennis Bartolucci, US leader, internal audit services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Hear Bartolucci describe new emerging models in in
Whistle-blowing requires persistence
The more I learn about the actual experiences of whistle-blowers, the less I like the term. The phrase has a “tattler” ring to it; it calls to mind a individual who snitches from a safe distance. That couldn’t be further from the truth in most cases
A legal solution to your subprime blues?
What precisely caused the subprime mortgage nuclear meltdown? Was it triggered by mortgage defaults driven by marketplace conditions, such as rise interest rates, and hence unavoidable?Or was it the consequence of misdirection that permitted lax or predat
Are you spending enough quality time with the board?
CFOs who are out of sync with their board of directors do shareholders -- and their calling -- a big ill service, especially when concern challenges stemming from a recession unfold. Now is a good time for chief finance executives to take a hard look at w