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Seifert, Dierberg
  
FIRST BANK
Tips for a Successful Leadership Transition
It can be hard to let go. Whether it’s your own business, or you’ve been entrusted with leading a business, you invest so much to ensure its success. When it’s time to move on, you want to not only make sure the impact of all your hard work carries on... Read More.


Collias, Lawrence
  
LOCKTON
New Ruling Promotes Fairness & Cost Effective Solutions to Construction Defect Claims
Developers and builders have long struggled with costly lawsuits brought by homeowners. Many construction defect complaints are filed by attorneys who simply cut and paste the name of a builder onto a pre-prepared form, overinflating defects without regard to actual issues... Read More.


O'Neil
  
CBIZ and MHM
The Challenge with EBITDA
With the stock market wobbling and global economic and political instability on the rise, savvy investors will look beyond their stock portfolio for liquidity in 2019... Read More.


Diamond
  
CBIZ and MHM
Biotech Companies Need Creative Funding Solutions
With the stock market wobbling and global economic and political instability on the rise, savvy investors will look beyond their stock portfolio for liquidity in 2019... Read More.


Weiss, Roderick
  
LOCKTON
Insurance Due Diligence Matters
Companies involved in M&As understand the importance of financial due diligence to ensure knowledge of assumed obligations, the nature and extent of a target’s contingent liabilities, real and intellectual property issues, litigation risks and more... Read More.


Hillier
  
BORRO PRIVATE FINANCE
The 5 Top Myths of Luxury-Asset Lending Unmasked
With the stock market wobbling and global economic and political instability on the rise, savvy investors will look beyond their stock portfolio for liquidity in 2019... Read More.


Rahimian
  
PARKVIEW FINANCIAL
Construction Costs Keep Rising
Commercial construction projects are at all-time highs in terms of dollar volume. Across the country, projects are cropping up at breakneck speeds with the sightline of many downtown areas overflowing with cranes.... Read More.


Sehgal
  
GREEN HASSON JANKS
U.S. Tax Law Changes: How Does This Impact Your Business?
This has been a monumental year in the area of U.S. federal and state and local taxes. We started 2018 strong managing the impact of the late December 2017 passing of historical federal income tax legislation, and then in June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled... Read More.


Nethercott
  
FIRST BANK
The Value of a Proper Balance Between Your Business and Your “Giving Back” Philosophy
Surrounding myself with the best has always been a strategy I have executed. This not only applies to my professional life, but it also applies equally to my “giving back” philosophy... Read More.


Hostovich
  
LOCKTON
Are You Still Operating Business As Usual?
Managing risk has become increasingly complex for law firms as they continue to evolve into large, global practices and face similar issues as any Fortune 500... Read More.


Rosenkranz
  
CBIZ and MHM
How Los Angeles-Based Investments Can Cut Your Capital Gains Tax
The tax reform act commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program, a unique tax incentive program for investments in designated low income communities... Read More.


Claver
  
FIRST BANK
How Charity Can Benefit your Family and Society When it’s Time to Sell your Business
An exit strategy for any business owner is just as important as the plan that keeps the business running and profitable. For closely-held businesses, deciding whether to sell and to whom is essential... Read More.


Reese, Albarian
  
LOCKTON
California’s Sweeping Consumer Privacy Law - What companies need to know to mitigate their risk.
On the heels of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California passed the strictest privacy law in the country, giving consumers unprecedented control over their personal data and imposing new penalties on businesses that don’t comply... Read More.


Forry
  
FB Corporation
US Headquarters of Foreign Businesses

Major US Tax Reforms apply effective 2018 to all US businesses and investors – but they also apply to US headquarters of foreign businesses and investors... Read More.


Dierberg
  
FB Corporation
For Long-Term Success in any Business, Think Like a Farmer

For those of us who live and work in cities, the world around us is the ‘here and now.’ Everything is new. We work in office buildings that are probably younger than most of the people working in them... Read More.


Slouber
  
CBIZ and MHM
How the New Tax Law Affects Private Equity & Venture Capital Companies
Considerable changes are coming to the private equity and venture capital industries under the new tax law informally called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Provisions generally take effect... Read More.


Zinn
  
FIRST BANK
What is the Value of My Deposits?
Banks may be one of the most misunderstood institutions in the world, despite being heavily regulated. They advertise terms like “safe and secure,” yet... Read More.


Nethercott
  
FIRST BANK
The Importance of a Holistic Trusted Advisory Team
There are many recommendations regarding who you should look to as your trusted advisor. As a business owner, the first place to start is by aligning... Read More.


Sehgal
  
GREEN HASSON JANKS
Tax Reform Highlights
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (“The Act”) into law. The Act constitutes the most massive reform of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) since 1986.... Read More.


Wilson-Jones
  
RSM US LLP
RSM Manufacturing Monitor Survey Results
Overall, the outlook for the manufacturing industry is largely positive, according to the 2017 RSM Manufacturing Monitor... Read More.


Joaquin
  
RSM US LLP
Four Tax Issues Driven by Organic Growth
Success often means pursuing growth outside your original operational footprint. Once you start crossing borders, whether by establishing a physical presence or by selling into new markets, your tax challenges multiply... Read More.


Brown
  
FIRST BANK
What Does Trusted Advisor Really Mean?
Often, the term “trusted advisor” is used in the business world. In fact, it’s so widely used that many may not truly understand what it means. Russ further emphasized the synergies: “We are trial... Read More.


Casey
  
RSM US LLP
Manufacturers can stay competitive with more strategic IT planning
It is a common scenario… A manufacturer’s legacy accounting and business management system is essentially a series of independent spreadsheets, which are difficult to maintain and often accurate for only one or two weeks... Read More.


Zinn
  
FIRST BANK
Recourse vs. Nonrecourse Commercial Real Estate Financing
Generally, all income-producing properties, excluding unimproved land, are considered commercial real estate (CRE). The two financing options for CRE are recourse and nonrecourse loans... Read More.


Jeong
  
FIRST BANK
Managing with Decreased Profit Margins
Many business owners face challenges to keep profit margins positive and cash flows in balance. While some factors can be internally managed, there are uncontrolled external factors that... Read More.


Claver
  
FIRST BANK
Holistic Wealth Management Offers Comprehensive Guidance for Busy Executives
Successful executives have mastered the art of surrounding themselves with trusted advisors. These trusted consultants are often their attorney, CPA, and financial advisor, skilled at providing specialized advice guiding them toward making informed financial decisions... Read More.


Farhart, Canale
  
HOLLAND & KNIGHT
Preventing, Managing and Resolving Potentially Devastating Cyberattacks
Recent highly publicized cyberattacks, including WikiLeaks’ dump of CIA documents in early March and the hack of the Democratic National Committee in 2016... Read More.