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Cesar Bacani
Cesar Bacani has been Editor-in-Chief of CFO Innovation since 2009. He was previously Research Editor at CFO Asia Research Services and Contributing Editor at CFO Asia, both units of The Economist Group, and Business Editor of Asiaweek, a Time Warner publication.
ARTICLES BY Cesar Bacani
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation came into effect on May 25, putting companies that fail to protect the data of European citizens and residents at risk €4 million in fines per incident....
With automation, digitization and analytics, travel & expense management is no longer just a matter for the travel manager to arrange trips and for finance to control and manage costs. T&E...
A new payments infrastructure in Australia potentially enables businesses to receive money in less than ten seconds. CFOs see the advantages for cash management, liquidity and analytics, but there...
The tit-for-tat tariffs between the world’s two largest economies look transactional, but there are indications that the US has the long-term aim of preventing China’s rise up the value chain. A...
As the US and China prepare to embark on a trade war, one economist says CFOs should also focus on the ‘untold war’ – US protectionism on the dollar, taxation and regulation – and how it changes the...
Singapore is ahead of Hong Kong in having an independent overseer of public audits, opening the CPA qualification to non-accounting degree graduates, and training in accounting data and analytics....
At least not yet. According to most analysts, the risk that inflation in the US and other advanced economies will surge is still small, meaning that the current panic in the stock markets about...
Five KPMG executives and one inspections leader at US regulator PCAOB are fired and criminally charged for a scheme to steal confidential data to improve the results of regulatory inspections of KPMG...
Despite troubles in India and South Africa related to the audit service line, each of the Big Four accounting firms achieved record revenues in 2017, continuing a seven-year unbroken run that has...
Many CFOs are getting ready to announce brilliant 2017 financial results, raising expectations among shareholders that the momentum will continue into 2018. The global economy is forecast to continue...

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Managing Talent and Culture During a Post-Merger Integration
BCG's Niamh Dawson discusses how to successfully manage talent and...
EY Growth Barometer 2018 executive summary
Middle-market companies are seizing growth by embracing AI, diverse...
How Fraudsters Perfect Their Craft
How fraudsters are able to stay one step ahead of vendors who offer...
Why do digital strategies fail?
Companies should watch out for five pitfalls
3 Keys to Managing Change in Treasury
Key tips on how treasury departments can manage change​
Ajay Agrawal: How to identify areas of AI disruption—and value  [3 of 3]
How business leaders can figure out the most valuable ways to apply...
The Key Elements of a Successful Post-Merger Integration
BCG's Niamh Dawson outlines a roadmap for success before, during, and...
Financial reporting's logical next step: Blockchain
Some of the practical questions about blockchain and reporting...
The Next Generation of Cyberthreats
The biggest cyber risks to corporate practitioners, particularly the...
GDPR: 5 steps
Ready or not: GDPR is coming May 25. What steps can companies take...
Divestment webcast recap
How can divesting fuel your future growth?
How Can Treasury & Finance Execs Retain Talent?
Nicole Meyer talks about why employees leave their jobs
The Evolution of Card Fraud
Major milestones of card fraud
How to answer: "Where do you see yourself in five years?"
One of those tough questions you are often asked in a job interview