Finance

Your Compliance Department Is Struggling—But You Can Help

When this vital team becomes overwhelmed, the consequences can be disastrous for your company. Here’s how to understand the pressures and relieve them with the help of the board.

5 Things CEOs Should Know About M&A In 2022

M&A activity is predicted to be on track to hit record levels this year, although challenges remain for the unwary.

Do You Have A Customer Selection Problem?

They aren’t all the same. For better—and long-term—profitability, make sure you’re going after the customers you need today.

Where CFOs Are Investing Resources In 2022

From inflation to the Great Resignation, there’s no end to the challenges ahead. But finance chiefs are moving forward with capital plans based on a clear focus, creative thinking—and even some optimism.

Transparency And Financial Disclosures: What Companies Should—And Shouldn’t—Do

Transparency builds trust—and trust is essential for a healthy, functioning relationship with all stakeholders. Work with your CFO to tick the right boxes, and avoid the most common pitfalls.

The Game Of Risk That Will Make Or Break Your Company

The stakes are higher than ever, but there is also enormous opportunity and potential upside if you play the game right.

Time To Pay Up

Higher CFO compensation and equity positions reflect finance chiefs’ strategic importance during the pandemic.

Navigating The Evolving ESG Disclosure Landscape As A U.S. Public Company

As momentum builds for disclosure, boards and management should consider the following practices to minimize legal risk and fully leverage the benefits a successful ESG strategy can unlock.

Is Your CFO An Innovator?

The best finance chiefs have moved from the back office to the pointed tip of the front office, evolving into data analysts, truth-tellers and strategic guides.

EV Manufacturing Commands The Marquee Via Rivian, Ford

IPO of electric-truck maker excites investors while economic-development stakes rise with Ford’s plans.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls To Decade Low, But Few Predict Recession

Chief Executive’s June survey of 278 U.S. CEOs shows leading confidence indicator now at 5.5/10, the lowest reading in nearly a decade. Majority forecasts worsening conditions in the year ahead, though not a recession.