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OECD releases new tax guidelines

Proposed new rules for international tax treaties would crack down on many techniques that multinationals use to limit their liabilities.

SEC proves itself a quantitative shop

The SEC's late-filing charges, and a new office within the agency tasked with coordinating data analytics across divisions, shows how sophisticated computer models are helping regulators accomplish their job.

Fed eases up on derivatives margin requirement for non-financial companies

End users are still concerned about how derivatives rules will treat central treasury units.

SEC Commissioner on the lookout for proxy advisory problems

SEC commissioner urges companies to tattle if they have difficulties with correcting information in proxy advice.

FedEx drivers were employees, not contractors, court rules

Decision on California and Oregon drivers could encourage regulators' efforts to weed out employee misclassification.

The FASB's thankless job

The body responsible for setting accounting standards gets an unfair rap for establishing overbearing rules.  

Governments push harder for supply chain financing

Big companies are being asked by more authorities to consider their suppliers' financial health.

Vanguard case tests whistleblower protection for corporate attorneys

The case involving a former lawyer who charges Vanguard with failure to pay federal tax could encourage other attorneys to reveal corporate secrets.

JOBS Act boosts IPO market

The "de-risking" provisions of the Jobs Act are especially useful to initial public offerings, academics show.

Capex may be understated: study

Companies may be making larger-than-reported capital expenditures, according to a new study.