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Interim CEOs Bring Independence, and the Impetus to Drive Transformation

September 26, 2018
When a company needs to transform its business model quickly, appointing an interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from outside the organization can provide the fresh eye and independence needed in order to make tough decisions quickly and set the path to future growth.
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Alvarez & Marsal Expands its Corporate Finance Practice

September 25, 2018
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is pleased to announce the addition of Michael V. Balistreri as Managing Director to its Corporate Finance practice in New York. Mr. Balistreri specializes in providing investment banking and financial advisory services to corporations, creditors and shareholders across all industry lines in growth, storied, complex, distressed and special situations.
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Alvarez & Marsal Responds to Growing Market Demand by Expanding Its Global Transaction Advisory Group in Brazil

September 24, 2018
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announced the addition of Paulo Mota as a Managing Director to its Global Transaction Advisory Group in Brazil. Mr. Mota’s international experience and deep understanding of Brazilian private equity (PE) firms and corporates will augment A&M’s regional offering in Latin America while meeting clients’ cross-border M&A needs.
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Avoiding Earnout Dispute Pitfalls

September 24, 2018
In this article, we focus on earnout adjustments and unique challenges they may present to buyers and sellers.
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The Increased Value of the Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan

September 24, 2018
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), bringing about the most sweeping changes to the Internal Revenue Code since 1986. Total rewards professionals are now reconsidering the value of various compensation vehicles and employee benefits programs.
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Is Private Equity Suffering from the U.S. Unemployment Rate Drop?

September 14, 2018
High employment might be great for the U.S. economy, but not necessarily so for private equity investors. Alvarez & Marsal’s Private Equity Performance Improvement practice managing Director Tim Keneally, Senior Director James Guyette and Director Mark Schmidt investigate the issues.
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South Carolina Insurer Data Security Law Should Be Nationwide Role Model

September 12, 2018
In a recent article published by Insurance Journal, A&M Senior Director John deCraen examines the background and enforcement of this piece of cybersecurity legislation, and discusses the significance of South Carolina serving as the first state to adopt it.

Planning and Reporting FX on Foreign Earnings - Don't be GILTI of Relying on Inefficient Tools

September 12, 2018
While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has been marketed as “reform,” it is better described as an expansion of Federal tax law, with many legacy rules remaining intact but now overlaid with additional requirements. One example of this is how companies are required to recognize foreign exchange (FX) gain or loss on distributions from foreign subsidiaries.