The whistleblower's tale: How an accountant took on Halliburton

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Apr 21, 2015
Tony Menendez blew the whistle on Halliburton’s accounting practices. The fight cost him nine years of his life.

How a poison pill works

Mar 23, 2015
Want to deter a company from buying you out? Use a poison pill!
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How hostile takeovers work

Mar 10, 2015
Hostile takeovers are all about applying extreme force in the form of cash.
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Affordable Care Act? Try 'Aggravating Challenge for Accountants'

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Navigating the ACA during tax season can be stressful, and tricky.

My Money Story: What happens when you cheat

Feb 6, 2015
Former HealthSouth CEO shares why he confessed to his role in accounting scandal.

Should companies be forced to rotate auditors?

Jul 9, 2013
The House of Representatives has voted to ban a proposed requirement that would force companies to rotate auditors every few years.
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