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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 CFO of the organization at the center of Hong Kong first ever case against alleged collusion and bid-rigging talks about how the procurement department detected the scheme and the decision to...
“We have been doing a lot of work on Hong Kong-listed companies, and there might be a big call in the coming weeks,” says Carson Block of Muddy Waters, the short-seller that just saw its latest...
Blockchain technology promises to end double entry accounting and the way companies are audited, potentially making accounting and auditing easier and faster to complete with reduced headcount. What...
The world’s largest accounting firm in 2015 has been dethroned, although each of the Big Four once again had record revenues in fiscal year 2016. How the returning champ sped ahead of the former No....
The new US administration will loosen fiscal policy and regulations, but there is uncertainty about the impact on economic growth and the Fed’s response in terms of monetary policy. Still, for better...
Why leave a comfortable well-paying job to set up on your own? The answer varies from CFO to CFO – retirement, a new challenge, more money. Former Global Finance Controller Joon Teoh talks about what...
Singapore’s Raymond Yeo believes there’s no harm in exploring career options after three years in a company. He recently left listed local cell phone company M1 to become CFO of privately held...
Known for its Global Distribution System that allows travel agents to book directly with airlines, hotels, car rentals and rail operators, German giant Amadeus is now offering the same access to Asia...
When a risk consultancy moves some sensitive financial processes to the public cloud, it's a signal that cloud-based financial management has come of age. Sandeep Aggarwal, a regional CFO at Aon...
Will Donald Trump and the Republican Congress ‘Make America Great Again’ at the expense of the rest of the world? For Asia’s CFOs, the next year will test their mettle in risk management, strategy-...

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2017 AFP Payments Fraud & Control Survey Results
Payment fraud cases grew in number last year
Integrated Reporting: Quantitative or Qualitative?
The overall concept of integrated reporting will likely shift from...
Finding Growth in China – Goldman Sachs’ Stephanie Hui
The sectors that see growth and momentum in China
Blockchain Use Cases: Trade Finance & KYC
A senior exec talks about blockchain use cases
PwC's 20th CEO Survey China report key insights
Views of China's senior executives on growth, talent, globalization,...
TOP 10 RICHEST COUNTRIES IN 2017 -2018
GNI per capita might be a better economic measurement
Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Survey 2017
While consumer sentiments improves in China, India, and Indonesia, it...
Top priorities for boards in 2017
There are six priorities in 2017
What is Optimal Capital Structure?
The importance of capital structure
These will be the world’s biggest economies in 2030
Asian economies make it to the top 5
Career Development Advice for FP&A and Finance Professionals
Advice from an FP&A professional to his younger self
Accountants: Uniquely Positioned for the Future
Do you bring foresight to your clients?
2017 Global Human Capital Trends: Rewriting the rules for the digital age
10 areas businesses need to work on to improve management and...