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ISS plans changes to its board governance product

ISS revealed another update that the proxy advisory firm will employ for the 2015 proxy season, upping the angst for companies and their lawyers.

Big banking companies dominate currency trading

The biggest FX traders dominate the market, accounting for over half of the available business, and putting pressure on smaller players, a recent research report showed. If the situation continutes, finance executives may find their choices for trading partners limited,

Data breaches popping up all over

Forty-three percent of companies say they experienced a data breach, up from 33 percent last year.

Retailers grappling with higher costs of fraud, survey shows

Retailers report the total cost of recovering $1 lost in a fraudulent transaction has topped $3. 

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.

Technology companies seen vulnerable to hostile bids

Big cash balances and a change in culture have made the industry more open to unsolicited takeover offers, attorney says.

I-bankers as dinosaurs? Not so fast

We're not convinced that the big increase in tech deals that do without banks for M&A advice isn't a cyclical phenomenon. 

NIST Framework seen as standard in cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standard and Technology's cybersecurity framework is considered companies' best bet to thwart or recover from attacks.

Due diligence light on cyber risks

Dealmakers don't pay much attention to cybersecurity when they're vetting a target company.

Tech company job cuts continue

Cisco joins Microsoft in laying off thousands to avoid becoming a tech dinosaur.