Major news organizations routinely tap Berkeley Research Group experts for their valuable expertise and unique insights across a range of disciplines. Following are BRG experts in the news addressing a variety of timely topics, as well as BRG press releases highlighting firm developments.
The views expressed by experts in publications or other media on this website are those of the authors and not intended to represent those of Berkeley Research Group or other experts at BRG.
- S&P 500 Earnings Set to Plunge as the Coronavirus Batters All Sectors — With Wall Street Counting on a Bounce That May Not ComeMarketwatch, July 11, 2020
Bradford Cornell comments on the outlook for second-quarter earnings, a potential third-quarter earnings bounce, and the recent stock rally.
- BRG press release, June 30, 2020
BRG is ranked as a Band 1 global firm for Economic Analysts in Chambers Litigation Support 2020, a comprehensive guide to the leading professional services providers in key markets worldwide for lawyers, general counsel and companies tackling complex disputes.
- S&P Global Market Intelligence, June 22, 2020
Paul Noring comments on whether borrowers will recover with the help of forbearance and the rationale for widespread relief.
- BRG, June 19, 2020
Today, June 19, is Juneteenth, a day that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. On this day of profound significance, we affirm our commitment to protect and support the dignity, freedom, and opportunity in the Black community, and we renounce unequivocally racism, prejudice, violence, and hatred in all forms.
- BRG, June 17, 2020
Intellectual Asset Management has ranked several BRG experts in its IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
- BRG press release, June 17, 2020
BRG has announced the strategic addition of a disputes and investigations-focused technology and analytics practice to its core list of capabilities in Asia–Pacific (APAC).
- PartB News, June 15, 2020
Ruth Tabak discusses the speed with which CMS moved to extend telehealth treatment to patients, codes CMS has approved as telehealth eligible, and the potential post-pandemic environment.
- Politico, June 14, 2020
Harry Broadman comments that a future US-UK trade deal may have a limited impact on Brexit negotiations.
- American Banker, June 10, 2020
Walter Mix comments on the potential in the third quarter for bankruptcies, defaults on commercial real estate loans, and governmental support and action.
- Chief Executive, June 10, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses the potential effect of the coronavirus on health, depending on whether it could be an annual occurrence or a "once-in-a-lifetime change."
- IFLR, June 5, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on Chinese state-owned enterprises, international accounting standards, and due diligence and regulatory integrity.
- ABC, June 3, 2020
Jeffrey Cramer comments on the potential for the Illinois state attorney general and Chicago Police Department to prosecute people arrested during riots in Chicago
- Asian Venture Capital Journal, June 2020
Stuart Witchell discusses the importance of not relying solely on desktop (financial) due diligence in emerging markets.
- BRG press release, June 1, 2020
Jared Der-Yeghiayan has joined BRG as a director in the firm's Cyber Operations and Incident Response practice.
- Inside Health Policy, May 28, 2020
Edward Buthusiem discusses how the CDC can output more scientific information, which could help the FDA make informed decisions regarding the review and approval of novel treatments and vaccines for COVID-19.
- Financial Times, May 28, 2020
Stuart Witchell comments on potential implications of China’s national security law in Hong Kong.
- Real Deals, May 28, 2020
Mustafa Hadi discusses how the number of companies owned by private equity firms is increasing significantly along with their share of national economies, the preconceptions of the industry, and how these firms are responding to growing public interest.
- Pompeo Calls Chinese Plan to Exert Sweeping Controls in Hong Kong a 'Death Knell' for Territory's AutonomyWashington Post, May 22, 2020
Stuart Witchell comments on potential implications of China’s national security law for the business community in Hong Kong.
- BNN Bloomberg, May 22, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses China's economic future in the middle of trade tensions and civil unrest in Hong Kong.
- UtilityWeek, May 20, 2020
Neil Cornelius discusses a potential network payments holiday and warns that suspending network charges could create ‘zombie energy suppliers’ as retailers risk building up additional debts.
- American Banker, May 20, 2020
Walter Mix comments on the potential effects of changes to the Community Reinvestment Act by Joseph Otting, former head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
- BRG press release, May 19, 2020
Scott Baxter has joined BRG as a managing director in the firm's Energy & Climate practice. He has over 30 years of global energy investment banking experience.
- New Economic Analysis: 900,000 App-Based Drivers Would Lose Work in California if Forced to be Classified as EmployeesProtect App-Based Drivers and Services press release, May 18, 2020
A new report found that forcing app-based delivery and rideshare drivers to become employees would result in eliminating 900,000 jobs, reducing the number of drivers needed in California by 80 to 90 percent.
- BRG Further Expands Its Disputes and International Arbitration Footprint in Asia–Pacific with Two Senior HiresBRG press release, May 17, 2020
- Society for Risk Analysis, May 15, 2020
- The Africa Report, May 14, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses trade and supply-chain issues arising in Nigeria as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- NBC News, May 12, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on how the shutdown of US plants and operations has impeded China’s ability to fulfill its pledged purchases of agricultural products.
- Becker's Healthcare CFO Report, May 12, 2020
Brad Fetters and two health system CFOs discussed how COVID-19 has affected their respective fiscal landscapes.
- Financial Director, May 12, 2020
- Coronavirus: China’s Mask-Making Juggernaut Cranks into Gear, Sparking Fears of Over-Reliance on World’s WorkshopSouth China Morning Post, May 12, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses crisis response in the United States in light of the disparity of views and democratic interests inherent in a pluralistic democracy.
- BRG, May 11, 2020
Almira Kuzutbayeva has joined BRG as a director in the firm's Disputes & Investigations practice. Based in London, she will split her time between the United Kingdom and Eurasia.
- The Times, May 11, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses how the UK may find negotiations over a free trade agreement with the US tougher than anticipated due to the US stance on potential openings in its own market.
- The Telegraph, May 11, 2020
Harry Broadman observes that a potential Biden administration could take a more multilateral approach to trade negotiations and limit the use of tariffs.
- Construction News, May 11, 2020
Seamus O’Doherty comments on the latest UK government guidance for contractual disputes and the limited scope of the measures, which do not override existing contractual relationships.