Payment fraud is still prevalent among companies, according to the Association for Financial Professionals' Payments Fraud and Control Survey, with 61% of respondents saying their company was a target last year. The good news is that fewer companies were a target last year than in any year since 2004.
Guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporate Finance paves the way for public companies to provide loans in the form of compensation to employees without violating the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The guidance allows companies to participate in a compensation program in which loans are issued from a third-party source.
Disabled people and wounded veterans can now get through airport lines more quickly thanks to the Transportation Security Administration's new passenger support specialist program. The program has been running for about a month at McAllen International Airport in Texas.