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Top challenges for financial executives in 2009

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19 Dec 2008

FEI CEO and President James J Abel has compiled a list of the Top Challenges for 2009.

They are published in an article the January-February 2009 issue of Financial Executive magazine. We have posted the article (PDF 54k), which is copyright by Financial Executives International, with FEI's kind permission. A summary is presented below. Five of the challenges relate to financial reporting (six if you count XBRL).

FEI CEO's Top Challenges for Financial Executives for 2009
  1. Implications of the economic crisis
  2. Fair value measurements
  3. Business taxation
  4. XBRL and other technology considerations
  5. Global convergence of US GAAP and IFRS
  6. New joint IASB-FASB standard on business combinations
  7. Financial statement presentation
  8. Complexity in financial reporting
  9. Controls and risk management
  10. Employee benefits issues
  11. Climate change legislation and regulation

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