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UAE Banking Pulse Q1 2019

June 20, 2019
Alvarez & Marsal Middle East Limited (A&M) is delighted to publish the Q1’19 edition of the UAE Banking Pulse (“The Pulse”). In this quarterly series, we share results from our research examining the 9 largest listed UAE banks, and highlight key performance indicators of the UAE banking industry. The Pulse aims to help banking executives and board members stay current on industry trends.
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Alvarez & Marsal Releases UAE Banking Pulse Report for Q1 2019

June 20, 2019
Leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) today released its latest UAE Banking Pulse for Q1 2019, which shows that the UAE banks are generating healthy earnings despite tougher economic conditions. The fundamental theme in the three-month period ending March 2019 is a surge in profitability, underpinned by increase in loans and advances, and a stabilised yield on credit. 
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Interview with A&M's Julie Hertzberg, President of INSOL International

June 13, 2019
In an eight-part video series, Ms. Hertzberg sits down with INSOL International to discuss her new role as President, INSOL's plans for recruitment and education, as well as remaining relevant and responsive to members around the world.
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Limitations on Corporate Tax Attributes: An Analysis of Section 382 and Related Provisions

June 12, 2019
As a result of the recent economic recession, many corporations found themselves with unprecedented losses from investments and operations. These losses can result in the creation of tax attributes for the corporation that can be used as deductions against future profits. Corporations with such attributes have to understand the rules that limit the use of these tax attributes.
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Proposed Regulations Released with Respect to Qualified Foreign Pension Funds

June 12, 2019
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (“PATH Act”) provided a tax exemption from gain or loss on certain dispositions of U.S. real property interests (“USRPIs”) for Qualified Foreign Pension Funds (“QFPFs”) under section 897(l) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”).

Avoid the Traps in the Next-to-Vest Coverture Formula for Valuing Stock Options

June 12, 2019
When assessing the value of stock options, the vesting schedule is often overlooked. During divorce proceedings, timing is an incredibly important factor in protecting a client’s financial position. In a recent issue of Family Lawyer Magazine, Alvarez & Marsal Managing Director Arik Van Zandt examines key deadlines and pitfalls to mind in the next-to-vest coverture formula for valuing stock options.
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Customer Centricity and Complexity Reduction in Manufacturing Inside Supply Management Weekly

June 11, 2019
Like other sectors within supply management, manufacturing is transforming. Faced with new technologies and changing business models and processes, manufacturers must react more quickly to the changing marketplace and adjust their manufacturing base to support new products and categories, two Alvarez & Marsal managing directors say.
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Glossary of Financial Terms for Divorce Attorneys

June 10, 2019
Based on a presentation by Neil Beaton at the BVR-American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers’ National Divorce Financial Conference, we have produced a glossary of financial terms for divorce attorneys covering options, warrants, hybrid securities and dilution.
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Alvarez & Marsal Expands Cybersecurity and Forensic Technology Offerings

June 4, 2019
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has expanded its cybersecurity and forensic technology offerings with the appointments of Rocco Grillo in New York, Ken Mendelson in Washington, D.C, Kevin Negangard in Chicago, and Robert DeCicco and Vishal Oza in Los Angeles within the Disputes and Investigations practice.
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Top European banks fall short of resilience and profitability expectations

June 4, 2019
Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) today announces the findings of its first edition of the Euro Banking Pulse (“The Pulse”). The Pulse analyses the 24 largest European banks in 2018, scoring each of them against KPIs linked to both profitability and resilience.