The TARP inspector general has 77 cases of financial fraud pending, and they aren't limited to misuse of taxpayer dollars.
Companies can qualify by expanding current employees' hours instead of by hiring new ones.
State regulators have more power than they realize, thanks to banks' reliance on securitization, says law professor.
"Mother of all accounting debates" over fair value will postpone U.S. adoption of international standards, says Fitch.
Rules for disclosing non-performing assets will be tightened, says accounting board chairman Robert Herz.