Compliance: Page 4


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    CFOs must keep focus on ‘streamlined, clean’ data, Infosys exec says

    Wrestling insights out of previously siloed data in a compliant, effective manner is paramount for CFOs looking to take advantage of generative AI technologies.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    TIAA sues SVB ex-CEO, ex-CFO to recoup investment losses

    The conduct of Silicon Valley Bank’s former leaders has come under heavy fire since its collapse last year, which marked the largest banking failure seen since 2008.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    ESG transforming CFO role

    Companies are turning to their CFO to identify ways to measure and report on their organization's environmental, social and governance performance.    

    By CFO Dive staff
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    SEC kicks dead SPAC horse with new rules

    The commission is taking action to rein in SPACs as the once booming market is struggling to recover from a slump.

    By Jan. 25, 2024
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    2024 proxy outlook: What’s driving the ESG proposal approval dip?

    Major asset managers and a spate of anti-ESG proposals helped push approval rates down, yet even more ESG proposals are expected after a record 2023.

    By Lamar Johnson • Jan. 25, 2024
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    76% of companies link pay to ESG performance in rising trend: WTW

    The biggest companies are weaving ESG into pay incentives despite a backlash against the use of sustainability as a metric for corporate performance.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    EY: As AI compliance looms, CFOs are strategy ‘nerve center’

    Balancing innovation with compliance, CFOs are essential in creating companies’ AI strategy, EY’s Liban Jama said.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    NY AG, Trump clash in final $370M civil fraud tug-of-war

    Attorneys laid out their closing arguments in the NY AG’s $370 million civil fraud trial that has put accounting under a surprising spotlight.

    By Jan. 11, 2024
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    Seeking ‘Goldilocks’: 5 CFO trends for 2024

    Financial executives in the new year must protect profits by adapting to trends ranging from falling price pressures and borrowing costs to federal disclosures on carbon emissions.

    By Jan. 9, 2024
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    2024 tech events for CFOs

    CFO Dive compiled a list of tech-related events for finance leaders, touching on topics such as digital transformation, AI and cybersecurity.

    By Jan. 9, 2024
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    Firms still scrambling over SEC cyber rules: poll

    Grant Thornton found that many companies have taken steps to comply with the new rules, “but some still have work to do.”

    By Jan. 9, 2024
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    Deloitte rolls out in-house generative AI platform for coding, researching

    Around 75,000 employees are beginning to use PairD to assist with daily tasks. The firm expects a total of 100,000 workers will gain access to it in the next six months.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Jan. 8, 2024
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    NY AG seeks ‘lifetime’ ban of Trump, ex-CFO from NY real estate

    The New York Attorney General’s office has also upped the fine it is asking the judge to impose on the Trump Organization to $370 million.

    By Jan. 5, 2024
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    IRS unlocks 15% corporate minimum tax’s handcuffs

    The guidance is the latest in a slew of IRS directives issued as questions have swirled around the new tax on big companies.

    By Jan. 3, 2024
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    CFOs must take an ROI-centered approach to global expansion

    To access top talent in new markets, finance chiefs need to keep their focus on value creation and ROI, CFO Simone Nardi advises.  

    By Dec. 19, 2023
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    Firms advised to prepare for tough enforcement of SEC cyber rules

    Effective Monday, public companies other than small reporting businesses will now be required to comply with the SEC’s new breach disclosure mandates. 

    By Dec. 19, 2023
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    FASB pushes crypto, tax rules over finish line

    The U.S. standard setter has issued nine new accounting standards updates so far this year, compared to six in all of 2022.

    By Dec. 15, 2023
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    Kraft Heinz probes ransomware attack claim

    The food and beverage company attributed the potential attack to a decommissioned marketing site and said internal systems are operating normally.

    By Matt Kapko • Dec. 15, 2023
  • 3 tips for SEC cyber rule stragglers

    With breach reporting enforcement set to begin in just days, stragglers should be treating readiness as a “super-high priority,” says Deloitte’s Daniel Soo.

    By Dec. 14, 2023
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    4 accounting takeaways from this week’s FASB congressional hearing

    Lawmakers pressed FASB and PCAOB leaders to explain how they’re approaching regulations in the wake of the recent bank and crypto crises.

    By Dec. 14, 2023
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    Trump holds responsibility for GAAP compliance, NY AG expert said

    The Trump Organization is ultimately responsible for ensuring their financial statements are compliant, rather than their accountants, professor of accounting Eric Lewis said.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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    NY AG disputes Trump expert’s GAAP analysis

    Attorneys for both the NY AG’s office and the former president zeroed in on particular provisions of GAAP as the $250 million civil fraud trial winds down.

    By Dec. 12, 2023
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    Cybersecurity pressures stretch CFOs

    CFOs are bracing for new SEC cybersecurity rules set to kick in this month as the regulator is already signaling an aggressive enforcement posture.

    By Dec. 12, 2023
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    SEC busts pre-IPO fraud scheme that bilked 4,000 investors worldwide

    Swindlers made their false pitch of no upfront fees in podcasts and videos on Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media platforms, the SEC said.

    By Dec. 11, 2023
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    Veradigm CEO, CFO asked to resign amid audit committee probe

    Veradigm appointed an interim CEO and CFO as it struggles to course correct in the midst of an ongoing audit and a shareholder complaint alleging it artificially inflated revenues for a two-year period.

    By Dec. 11, 2023
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    SEC approves new PCAOB audit confirmation standards targeting fraud

    Since early 2021, SEC Chair Gary Gensler has called on the PCAOB to more aggressively oversee the accounting firms that audit publicly listed companies.

    By Dec. 7, 2023