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For companies with global operations that have to report their quarterly results in U.S. dollars, the euro will bear close watching on Tuesday.
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And against the Dollar, it could depreciate in value particularly if Greece referendum doesn't pass, not forgetting the steady macroeconomic environment in US
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Many corporate finance chiefs, facing worries ranging from cybersecurity threats to new financial regulations, are trying to build up their company’s first line of defense: teams of internal auditors.
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U.S. securities regulators are starting to tire of writing rules for Congress. The 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reforms had 90 different provisions requiring the Securities and Exchange Commission to write rules. It was quickly followed by the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which called for at least 10 additional rules.
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U.S. securities regulators on Thursday sought public comment on the impact of excluding certain groups of employees from a ratio of executive to average worker pay required under the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial law.
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Companies are spending a growing amount of time and energy beefing up regulatory filings to meet disclosure requirements. The average 10K has grown to about 42,000 words in 2013 from roughly 30,000 words in 2000.
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European companies that import tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, will likely have to certify that their supply chains are free of minerals blamed for fueling violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, after a vote by the European Parliament on Tuesday.
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Employers—even those that don’t support the health-care law—will turn their attention to changing some of the elements they don’t like
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Corporate boardrooms are going gray.The average age of directors at companies in the S&P 1500 index rose to 64 last year, a study shows.
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Shares of Humana Inc. rallied on Monday, as the health insurer took the rare step of making a securities filing to announce it is entering a so-called “quiet period.”
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Institutional investors and analysts are much more likely to search filings for specific information they need than to read them cover-to-cover these days.
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European companies that import tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, will likely have to certify that their supply chains are free of minerals blamed for fueling violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, after a vote by the European Parliament on Tuesday.
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Only 2% of U.S. public companies have failed to win support from a majority of shareholders this year for their proposed executive-pay packages.
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Social-Policy Proposals Spike, Could Prompt SEC Review
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There’s been a surge in shareholders urging companies to do a better job about protecting forests, human rights and disclosing political spe

Shareholders Aim for Greater Control Over Board Seats
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Investors filed a record 17 "proxy access" proposals this year at companies in the Russell 3000 index, seeking the power to nominate their o

Conflict-Mineral Audits Get Few Takers
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Only four out of 1,300 U.S.-listed companies sought external audits of their efforts to root out so-called conflict minerals in their supply

Just Four Companies Had Conflict Mineral Reports Audited
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More than 1,300 U.S.-listed companies filed reports on their efforts to root out so-called conflict minerals in their supply chain, but only

Money-Market Fund Changes May Have Uneven Impact on Companies
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New rules for U.S. money-market funds could have an uneven impact on corporations because investment strategies vary widely, according to a

Average U.S. Firm Screened Hundreds of Suppliers for Conflict Minerals
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Finding out if African warlords have their hands in your supply chain can take one phone call, or it could take tens of thousands.

Relaxed Rules for Small-Company IPOs Raise Concerns
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Long-term investors worry that the streamlined filing process and reduced disclosures required of small companies under the JOBS Act ultimat

EBay CFO: Making Acquisition Sprees Work
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Internet marketplace company eBay Inc. has been a big buyer of smaller companies, completing dozens of acquisitions in the last decade. Bob

'Conflict Minerals' Too Hard to Track, Commerce Department Says
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The U.S. Commerce Department finally acknowledged it cannot determine which refiners and smelters around the world are financially fueling v

Executive Responsibility For ‘Going Concern’ Disclosures Increases
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Corporate managers will have to make more uniform disclosures when there is substantial doubt about their business’ ability to survive, the

RadioShack, Nabors Stick With CEO Pay Despite Shareholder Objections
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Oracle, RadioShack and Nabors Industries are a few of the companies that keep giving top officers sky-high pay packages and luxury perks des

More U.K. Companies Put Auditor Contracts Up For Bids
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Almost twice as many large companies on the London Stock Exchange are looking for new auditors this year.

Golden Parachutes Win Shareholder Support
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While the volume of corporate takeovers announced this year has almost doubled, only one company has failed to get shareholder support for l

SEC considering ex-Deloitte official Schnurr for top accounting job
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Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Jo White is considering hiring a retired accounting partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP as the