Alvarez & Marsal
The Two Faces of Private Equity
Host Analytics' CFO makes a case for private equity, recalibrates the software company's business focus, and sets a six-point agenda for his finance team.
What Kind of Problems Can Machine Learning Solve?
This article is the first in a series we’re calling “Opening the Black Box: How to Assess Machine Learning Models.”
How to Avoid Cross-Border M&A Tax Pitfalls
A number of trends are converging, and U.S. tax reform will make navigating them more complex.
Sizing Up the New Hedge Accounting Rules
Companies should start preparing soon for the changes slated to take effect in late 2018.
Rope Tightens Around Global Tax Avoidance
Changes in international tax laws spurred by the OECD's BEPS project pose challenges for finance chiefs, but also offer some opportunities.
Memo to Hurting Retailers: Redo Comp Plans ASAP
The bankruptcy process will be smoother if compensation programs are rethought early on.
This Year’s Interest Rate Hikes Won’t Stifle M&A
A number of other coinciding economic factors likely ensure that 2017 will be another strong year for dealmaking.
Planning in the Face of Tax-Credit Uncertainty
While it's likely that the research credit and other credits will be renewed, it's not a sure thing. Here's how to hedge your bets.
Why Big Projects Go Bad
Two key mistakes: getting time and cost estimates from project advocates, and evaluating big projects like small ones.
Fair Value Nuances in Fresh-Start Accounting
The complexities of bankruptcy-emergence accounting require coordination among management, valuation professionals, external auditors and tax experts.
The Second-Greatest Risk
CFOs of multinational companies rank transfer-pricing risk just behind global compliance.