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A&M Activist Alert

April 15, 2019
Shareholder activism is significantly increasing in Europe. Indeed, research by Alvarez and Marsal (A&M) has found that the number of activist approaches in the UK and Germany grew faster than in North America during the first three quarters of 2016.
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Does Cloud Mean the Private Data Center is Dead?

April 9, 2019
Should all companies move to the cloud? In this new article, A&M’s Adam Richards discusses the technological changes that have allowed public cloud solutions to compete with private data centers (DCs) and explores the cost advantages and disadvantages of both public cloud solutions and private DCs.
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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.