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Global Privacy Rules Intersect with Discovery Obligations

January 31, 2020
Digital transformations are fueling data growth, including passively capturing personal information. Over recent years, the complexity in responding to broad based discovery requests pose difficulties due to developing data technologies, cloud and mobile applications, cross-border data disbursement, and increased data volumes.

Activists Seek Operational Change – in an Uncertain 2020

January 30, 2020
At the start of 2020, uncertainty in virtually every industry is dampening investors’ appetite for risk. In the last ten years, the rising tide of the market has lifted all boats, but if tensions continue to rise on the geo-political front or taxes were to be overhauled (especially capital gains) under a new U.S. President, these major issues will encourage investors to hold cash.
Business & Industry Insights

Delivering Transformative Public Buildings for the Future

January 28, 2020
Schools, libraries, hospitals, courthouses, and government buildings serve as the cornerstone of society and facilitate core functions of democracy. Despite the critical role these facilities play in our daily lives, our public buildings, often referred to as social infrastructure, are crumbling.
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Alvarez & Marsal headcount surpasses 1000 employees in Europe

January 23, 2020
Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) recently surpassed the 1,000 employee mark in Europe, further demonstrating the market’s growing appreciation of A&M’s integrated offering and ability to maximize value.
Business & Industry Insights

Sprints and Standards: Taking Complex Engineering Processes Back to Basics

January 22, 2020
Constant, rapid innovation is often seen as essential for high-tech engineering firms.Here, we outlined how the company worked with A&M to develop a surprisingly unradical approach, which helped to simplify processes and drive better business outcomes.
Business & Industry Insights

Extension Granted for the EPAct 179D Tax Deduction

January 22, 2020
On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed a spending bill that included legislation to extend the Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction (Internal Revenue Code section 179D) through December 31, 2020.