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Money Laundering Involving Real Estate

April 3, 2019
Over the last five years, most financial institutions have sufficiently strengthened their Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering (BSA/AML) compliance programs, making it more difficult to launder money the “old fashioned” way.
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Changes in U.S. Tax Reporting for Multinationals – Just in Time Insights into New IRS Forms

March 29, 2019
As taxpayers near the end of income tax provision and tax return extension calculations, they may be thinking they have reached the end of the learning curve in terms of the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While tax departments were busy developing new data sets and finding tools to assist with the calculations, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was releasing new draft and revised forms. Taxpayers will be required to familiarize themselves with these forms to report the TCJA effects in the coming months.

Cost Optimization: Growing into Disaster

March 25, 2019
Private equity investors often find themselves in situations where portfolio companies need to realize meaningful and sustainable improvements in cost structure. Companies in these situations cannot simply cut their way to efficiency – they need to change how they operate.
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DOL Proposes New Increase to Salary Threshold for Overtime Eligibility

March 20, 2019
The increased overtime salary threshold is back. On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to raise the salary thresholds of the “white collar” overtime exemption rules. This is the second time in recent years that the DOL has attempted to increase these thresholds, and this latest effort is sure to be a hot topic in the coming months.