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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.

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    Enterprise cloud storage spend to double by 2028 as AI ramps up

    AWS dominated the segment with a 30% share of the nearly $60 billion market last year, according to Omdia’s analysis.

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    SCOTUS gives CFOs ‘brand new lens’ for tax positions

    Businesses should review their tax positions to see if they are dependent on a regulation that might be vulnerable to a challenge, attorney Robert Kovacev said.

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    IPO market quickens as stocks hit record highs during H1 2024, EY says

    In coming months the IPO market in the U.S. and beyond faces possible turbulence from intensifying regional conflicts and “an election super-cycle,” EY said.

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    Fossil names interim CFO after finance chief follows CEO out the door

    The watch and jewelry retailer is bringing in a Radisson Hotel and Icahn Enterprises alum as interim CFO after reporting a 22% drop in net sales for its most recent quarter.

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    Supreme Court deals big blow to federal agencies

    In a landmark ruling, the justices overturned a 40-year-old precedent and significantly reduced the power of federal agencies to interpret the laws they administer.

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    Deep Dive

    Modern finance team makeovers: Flexing the FP&A muscle

    As CFOs increasingly walk the line between finance and operations, FP&A leaders are stepping up to serve as their analytical brain trust.

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    Commercial property vacancy rate to peak in 2026 at 24%: Moody’s

    “The preference of many employees to work from home cannot be overlooked,” Moody’s economists said.

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    A CFO summer playlist

    With summer kicking into high gear, it’s a good time to add a little finance-inspired fun — yes sometimes we all need a reminder money can be fun — to your next gathering.

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    Cyberattack costs outpace insurance coverage: Sophos

    Only 1% of organizations that made a cyber insurance claim within the previous year saw their policy cover 100% of the costs they incurred while remediating the incident.

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    Hallmark Media nabs Paramount exec for CFO

    Anaïs Lempereur is the latest in a swell of executives departing from Paramount in recent months. 

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    FASB sets compliance clock for new expense disclosure rules

    Compiling data to comply will take “quite a bit of company resources,” said Nicole Wright, an associate professor of accounting at James Madison University. 

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    Trump’s 10% tariff would annually harm households by at least $1,700: AAF

    Damage from a sweeping tariff would spread beyond the U.S., “threatening key relationships with allies and inviting a global trade war,” AAF said.

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    HP taps former JP Morgan executive as CFO

    The transition comes as the tech giant is focused on recovering from sagging sales after heightened demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.