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    15% minimum global corporate tax faces obstacles: Tax Foundation

    The Treasury pushed hard to gain approval from other countries for a 15% minimum global corporate tax, yet passage by Congress is far from guaranteed.

    By Oct. 11, 2021
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    U.S. 'AAA' rating may face pressure from debt limit brinkmanship: Fitch

    The partisan impasse over raising the debt ceiling showed no signs of easing on Monday as Fitch Ratings warned of pressure on the U.S. credit rating.

    By Oct. 4, 2021
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    How scenario planning helps bring certainty to the uncertain

    By combining internal and external data and using the power of automation to crunch the numbers, CFOs can make decisions about what levers to pull based on scenarios they likely would have missed before. 

    By CFO Dive staff
  • Labor shortages may prolong inflation

    The Federal Reserve may underestimate the impact of widespread labor shortages on inflation, central bankers say.

    By Sept. 29, 2021
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    Yellen warns of 'enormous' harm from U.S. debt default

    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress the U.S. will be unable to pay its bills on Oct. 18 unless lawmakers increase the federal debt limit.

    By Sept. 28, 2021
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    Business forecasters see inflation heating up to 5.1%

    Rapid price gains will persist through 2021 but slow next year in line with Federal Reserve projections, according to a panel of economists.

    By Sept. 27, 2021
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    Gaining greater control over your regulatory compliance with financial close automation

    Manual processes are no longer simply a hindrance. Rather, they can lead your organization to deal with the consequences of missing the mark on meeting requirements around regulatory compliance.

    Sept. 27, 2021
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    AI poses threat to trust in business: OECD

    As CFOs step up investment in AI, its growing complexity has created “an important challenge for trust and accountability,” the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.

    By Sept. 24, 2021
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    SEC asks companies for details on impact of climate change

    The SEC has asked CFOs for details about the risks and opportunities from climate change while preparing a proposed rule on disclosure.

    By Sept. 23, 2021
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    Corporate borrowing costs would soar in U.S. debt default: Moody's

    Partisan wrangling over the debt ceiling in coming days will probably slow investment, hiring and lending, according to Moody’s Analytics.

    By Sept. 22, 2021
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    Gensler warns no extension coming to LIBOR's end on Dec. 31

    Some institutions will wait until the last minute to switch from LIBOR to a new reference rate, SEC Chair Gary Gensler predicted, leading to some “choppy” trading toward the end of 2021.

    By Sept. 21, 2021
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    Inflation worries loom large during company earnings calls

    CFOs face persistent challenges from inflation as Federal Reserve policy-makers meet to discuss the future for record stimulus.

    By Sept. 20, 2021
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    Corporate credit rebounds from record slump: Fitch

    Conservative financial decisions, along with record monetary and fiscal stimulus, have brightened many companies' credit outlook, the rating agency said.

    By Sept. 17, 2021
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    BlackRock losing 'patience' on pace of corporate ESG disclosure

    The hedge funds that lead most proxy battles seek to ride a rising tide of investor concern about sustainability.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    CFO optimism towards economy declining, M&A interest rising: survey

    Respondents to Deloitte's CFO Signals survey lowered expectations for revenue, earnings, spending and dividends, and raised them for hiring and salaries.

    By Sept. 16, 2021
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    SEC panel weighs stricter SPAC disclosures, citing conflicts of interest

    An SEC advisory committee says SPACs benefit sponsors and target companies while putting investors at risk.

    By Aug. 27, 2021
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    5 CFO tips for rebuilding FP&A from pandemic ruin

    The coronavirus destroyed the reliability of some historical data deemed essential for planning even as it underscored the value of preparing for crises.

    By Aug. 11, 2021
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    Boards sharpen focus on political risk: McKinsey

    While looking toward a post-pandemic recovery, board directors are stepping up their attention to political risks and other uncertainties, McKinsey found in a survey.

    By Aug. 10, 2021
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    Companies oppose one-size-fits-all SEC climate disclosure rule: survey

    The SEC should scale its coming rules for climate risk disclosure based on a company’s size, according to companies surveyed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

    By Aug. 5, 2021
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    FTC unable to keep up with 'surge' in merger filings

    The Federal Trade Commission said it “has been hit by a tidal wave of merger filings” and can’t complete reviews within the statutory period.

    By Aug. 4, 2021
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    Fed risks letting 'inflation genie' out of bottle: CRS

    The Federal Reserve may wait too long and attempt to slow inflation after it “has become embedded in people’s expectations,” the Congressional Research Service said.

    By Aug. 3, 2021
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    Sustainable bond issuance will surge this year to record exceeding $850B

    The volume of sustainable bonds issued will grow 59%, fueled by investor enthusiasm and increased regulatory clarity, Moody’s Investor Service said.

    By Aug. 2, 2021
  • Almost 90% of SPACs have had to restate financials

    Concerns by the Securities and Exchange Commission over the accounting of warrants spurred a compliance rush, both by operating companies and SPAC sponsors.

    By Aug. 2, 2021
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    SEC charges Nikola founder with fraud

    Trevor Milton repeatedly made claims, mostly through social media, that either misstated or far exceeded what Nikola and its products actually did or could do, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

    By July 29, 2021
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    Mergers could hit rep and warranty insurance snag

    Deals increasingly have to fit squarely in carriers' preferred underwriting bucket to get covered, specialists say.

    By July 29, 2021
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    SEC may require climate risk disclosures in expanded 10-Ks: Gensler

    SEC Chair Gary Gensler says a company, when filing mandatory climate risk disclosures, may need to measure carbon emissions across its “value chain.”

    By July 28, 2021