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Concept: TSA for the Financial Industry

What if we treated access to domestic financial institutions similarly to how we treat air travel security? Is there a better way to mitigate the risks of ill-intentioned persons gaining access to the financial tools they need to fund and profit from their illicit activities?
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Repeal and Replace: Implications for Medicaid

Our last issue focused on the possible impact of the surprise election of President Trump to the Affordable Care Act, colloquially referred to as Obamacare. In the article, A&M graded Obamacare, speculated about the emerging Republican replacement plan, provided fundamental context to the evolving debate and identified impacted stakeholders.
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Depreciation Recapture Considerations When Planning Investments

A major focus of a private equity fund acquiring a target or a business contributing cash to a joint venture is to ensure that it receives depreciation based on the relative fair market value of its contributions to the partnership.

A&M View on Spring Budget 2017

No major changes were announced for large businesses. The main tax-raising measures are targeted at the self-employed.
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Delivering Real Value through Strategic Sourcing

Drawing from over 30 years of experience helping companies drive real value through strategic sourcing, Julie Diehl shares tips in this short video for ensuring your sourcing savings impact the bottomline.

Preparing for Tax Reform

The House Blueprint and President Trump’s campaign tax proposals share a number of common elements, but also have several unique provisions. Until draft legislation is available, companies with US activities will have many questions as to the impact of potential tax reform.
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Introduction of New Anti-Hybrid Rules

The U.K. has introduced new anti-hybrid rules that are effective from 1 January 2017. These represent the U.K.’s implementation of the recommendations arising from Action 2 of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developments (“OECD”) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (“BEPS”) project.
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Part 1: Caesars’ “Liquidity and Solvency”

Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (“CEOC” or the “Debtor”) filed for bankruptcy protection on January 15, 2015. CEOC was a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corp. (“CEC”), a publicly traded company, and owned and managed a number of Caesars’ casino properties.
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New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation

As part of Governor Cuomo’s commitment to protecting consumer data, New York State’s Department of Financial Services (NY DFS) has enacted the first-in-the-nation cybersecurity regulation to protect a state’s financial services industry and consumers from the ever-growing threat of cyber-attacks.