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This is the last issue of FierceCFO, but you can follow the financial journalists who've put it out elsewhere.  

Audit committees stretched by breadth of concerns, survey shows

Audit committees may be overstretched, but they are trying to share the oversight burden, and they are zeroing in on concerns such as cybesecurity and the performance of the CFO, a KPMG survey shows.

Business interruption and supply chain still top the list of risks

Cyber risks and political unrest are becoming bigger concerns for companies.

Treasury remains at the heart of the finance function

The treasury function is more prominent than ever, and will only become more so as companies continue to realize its centrality and improve attendant technologies and processes.

How big data can make a big difference in M&A

Syncsort's acquisition of Circle Computer shows how tools that analyze large amounts of data can help dealmakers create more value.

Changing payments landscape threatens banks' hold on trade finance

Correspondent banks will no longer dominate cross-border payments as companies see better solutions, according to new study.

How a software start-up grew on the strength of supplier financing

Chicago-based Mediafly has grown its revenues by 1,000 percent in four years with virtually all of its capital coming from customers.

Corporations spend more on treasury technology

55 percent of finance executives plan to invest in treasury technology or services this year.

Skills gap poses hiring challenge for company executives

Many job applicants lack even basic knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math, Business Roundtable survey shows.

Companies concerned about employees' retirement readiness, survey shows

Companies should use technology, targeted communication to better reach individual employees and get them to save appropriately for retirement, Towers Watson said.