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    Former tech CFO sanctioned in UK over fraud after US jail sentence

    The ex-finance chief of software vendor Autonomy is banned from working as an accountant in the U.K. until November 2038.

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    3 reasons why it’s time to get on board with AI for growth

    Start thinking of AI as an offensive advantage instead of a defensive backstop.

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    Yooz: Closing the finance strategy perception gap

    To drive strategic transformation, CFOs need to connect with their finance teams to figure out what’s holding them back, Yooz’s John Gronen said.

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    GenAI spending frenzy shifts as revenue emerges as top ROI priority

    Revenue generation has overtaken productivity as C-suite leaders’ primary return-on-investment metric for generative AI spending, KPMG found.

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    Fed will cut main rate before inflation falls to its 2% goal: Powell

    A decline in the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation measure to 2.6% has prompted policymakers to focus more on the cooling job market, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said.

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    Newly-appointed UPS CFO faces shipping, cost quandary

    Brian Dykes faces the tough challenge of boosting shipping volumes without subsequently increasing costs, West Monroe’s Jeremy Tancredi said.

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    ADM hires 3M CFO, signaling push for fresh start after accounting woes

    The grain trading giant’s financial reporting practices have been in the spotlight since January when it revealed an internal probe was underway.

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    Chipotle CFO Jack Hartung to retire after two decades at chain

    Adam Rymer, the company’s current vice president of finance, will become CFO in January.

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    Powell spotlights risks to jobs, wants more gains against inflation

    The job market in recent months has shown signs of returning to its pre-pandemic trend, with demand for labor easing and unemployment rising to 4.1% in June.

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    Naked Wines replaces SVB credit facility as CFO exits

    The subscription-based retailer’s $60 million new credit facility with PNC Bank will be secured by its global wine assets. 

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    Aligning finance, operations key for best tech practices: LogicSource

    To find the right technology solution, finance and operations first need to be aligned on the problem, LogicSource’s Jo Seed says.

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    Crypto theft doubles to $1.38B

    The May theft of over $300 million worth of bitcoin from Japanese cryptocurrency exchange DMM Bitcoin is the largest digital currency heist so far this year.

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    Boeing would become a felon under DOJ plea deal

    The aerospace and defense giant would plead guilty to one criminal count, pay a $244 million fine and operate under an oversight monitor for three years.

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    How CFOs can leverage AI in spend management

    AI can sift through tons of data in seconds, streamlining tax calculations in the employee expense process, among other benefits, writes SAP Concur’s Chris Juneau.

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    How CFOs can survive a takeover

    CFOs need to make sure they have a road map for handing the company over to the buyer, West Monroe’s Connor Augustyn said.

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    4 tips for combating CFO deepfakes

    CFOs should be cautious about posting personal material on social accounts, as such information can be used to build deepfakes.

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    Serta brings in ElectroLux alum as finance chief after latest CEO swap

    GE alum Cesar Perez will take the mattress manufacturer’s financial reins only a few days after its newly-appointed CEO, Jim Loree, stepped into his role as of July 1.  

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    A CFO summer reading list

    As we move into the second half of the year, it’s a good time to take a break and head down to the pool — hopefully with a good book in hand.

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    Inflation persists as top concern among small businesses: U.S. Chamber

    Businesses in services and manufacturing find price pressures more troublesome than their counterparts in other sectors, the U.S. Chamber said.

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    Almost 60% of corporate cybersecurity budgets are higher this year: report

    Artificial intelligence is a key focal area as organizations scramble to keep up with threat actors, the study shows.

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    Ex-Disney CFO joins FanDuel parent Flutter’s board

    The high-profile Disney alum is joining Flutter’s board as the company is doubling down on its U.S. sports betting business.

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    Powell sees gains against inflation, wants more progress before rate cuts

    After Powell’s comments, traders in interest rate futures increased the odds the Fed will cut the main interest rate by a quarter point in September.

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    NVIDIA-backed WEKA zeros in on AI data storage, infrastructure

    The company made a concentrated decision to catch the AI “wave” early in order to help clients build out modern, “AI-native” tech stacks, Weka’s CFO says.

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    OSHA proposes rule to protect workers from extreme heat

    Released this morning, the standard would require employers to provide water and rest breaks when high heat creates a hazardous work environment.

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    Chevron ruling adds new wrinkle to US cybersecurity efforts

    The Supreme Court decision could have major ramifications for federal agencies that rely on old laws to tackle digital-era policy challenges, legal analysts said.

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    Cyber insurance prices fall amid rising competition: report

    The pricing relief comes even as cyberattacks are escalating and businesses are paying more to recover from them.