News

Jason Elmer Featured in the Telegraph: Finance Firms to Spend More on Security as Concern over Cyber Crime Soars
Jason said 2017 will be a "watershed year for cybersecurity regulation" following a string of high-profile attacks, upcoming regulations and increasing pressure from investors.

Rosemary Fanelli Quoted in The Street: CFPB Faces More GOP Criticism, But Not Enough to Kill It
Rosemary Fanelli, Managing Director in the Compliance and Regulatory practice, was quoted in an article for The Street, a gripping piece on the current state of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Gary Roland Quoted in Compliance Week: Valuation Specialists Rise to Financial Reporting Challenge
Companies can expect to see some shifting in how valuation specialists produce and document valuations underpinning financial statement assertions as the profession adapts to increasing demands for consistency.

Insights

Restaurant Monthly Update - June 2017
May restaurant survey data indicated a -1.1% decline in same-store sales and -3.0% decline in traffic. Although industry same-store sales have remained negative for 13 out of the past 14 months, May results reflected a marginal improvement in traffic from April's results.

Freight and Logistics M&A Landscape - June 2017
In the first five months of 2017, M&A deal activity in the freight and logistics industry remained relatively flat compared to 2016. Acquisition activity continues to be driven by strategic buyers, who completed 92% of transactions through May, 2017.

Duff & Phelps Survey: How Tax Departments are Handling Uncertainty Related to Potential Tax Reform
With the potential for comprehensive U.S. tax reform looming over multinationals' tax departments, many tax directors are being forced to make decisions under highly uncertain circumstances.