I was quoted on May 2 in an article in American Banker by Alex Ulam entitled, “Why Second-Lien Loans Remain A Worry”. My quote focused on disclosures and transparency – for the loans and the reserves for losses. It’s a subject I’ve written about extensively.
You may think I’m stretching, but this post has garnered quite a few hits and several comments on Twitter, including from my Forbes boss, Dan Bigman, the Executive Editor for Business News. Is Charlie Sheen big enough to have a material effect on either CBS Corporation (CBS) or TimeWarner, Inc financial results? Warner Brothers (WB), a division […]
I’ve written extensively on the subject of disclosure of litigation contingencies, most recently for Forbes. My feelings about any clashes between auditors and accountants over disclosures for contingencies were outlined, with no subtlety, when the idea of tightening the requirements was first proposed in 2008.