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A&M Global Economic "Pivot to Cash" Dashboard

April 29, 2022
Alvarez and Marsal’s Insight Center has developed a Global Economic "Pivot to Cash" Dashboard to provide real-time visibility into country specific metrics related to GDP, market performance, commodity pricing, consumer metrics and interest rates.
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Summary of State and Local COVID-19 Tax Responses

May 1, 2021
A&M Taxand is continuously monitoring state and local government emergency relief measures as they continue to evolve. This page will remain updated on a regular basis.
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The Debt Moratorium is a Powerful but Underused Tool to Save Troubled Businesses

November 25, 2020
The study found that companies in financial distress often wait for too long before starting to elaborate and assess the available options for restructuring when they do, crises are often advanced to a degree that little room to manoeuvre remains, and the business ultimately has to file for bankruptcy.
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Managing Portfolio Risk Through 2020 and Beyond: Dealmakers’ Perspectives

November 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic’s effects have been unevenly distributed. Travel and hospitality companies that were extremely stable and successful until the spring have found themselves in extremely tough positions. In contrast, technology companies with far less secure business models have benefited from a ‘rising tide lifts all boats’ effect in the tech space.
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Pivot to Recovery™: Swiss Debt Restructuring Moratorium

November 25, 2020
Alvarez and Marsal (A&M) and the Swiss Turnaround Association (STA) have analysed and commented on the outcomes of Swiss debt moratorium cases between January 2019 and September 2020.
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Investment Firms Need Patience And More To Unlock Gulf State's Wealth Flow

November 24, 2020
For decades, the Middle East controlled the oil supply and managed its pricing. Drastically decreasing demand coupled with a growing appetite for alternative energy sources has increased the Gulf states’ government debt from approximately $100 billion (2014) to $400 billion (2018).
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Impact of Competition Law on Privacy Compliance in the Data Economy

November 23, 2020
Organisations can be forgiven if they feel caught in the middle of a perfect storm created by regulatory change, the pandemic-induced economic downturn and the prospect of a pincer-movement by Data Protection and Competition Authorities driven by the marked increase in data-driven activities.