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.
- Accounting Today, March 26, 2020
John DelPonti comments on the delay for implementation of the CECL (current expected credit loss) standard and the need for banks to focus on the safety of employees and helping customers.
- Boston Globe, March 25, 2020
Bradford Cornell comments on the need for data on who has the coronavirus disease and who has recovered, and how that could help government officials make informed trade-offs between fighting the virus and helping the economy.
- IPE Real Assets, March 25, 2020
Seamus O'Doherty comments on the financial impact of construction site closures, how it could affect cash-flow, and how the risk and the cost associated with the pandemic may be allocated.
- The Guardian, March 25, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on challenges faced by world leaders as the G20 discusses coordination of a global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
- Bloomberg Tax, March 20, 2020
Paul Noring discusses the current expected credit losses (CECL) accounting standard, loan modifications, and troubled debt restructurings in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Politico, March 20, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on the potential effect of a digital services tax on a possible trade deal between the UK and US; and on COVID-19 and US trade talks.
- Politico, March 20, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on the prospect of a trade deal between the UK and US, inclusion of a technology tax in the recent UK budget, and the UK's push for bilateral action.
- The Africa Report, March 19, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses transparency in emerging markets, policy confidence, and economic growth.
- Chicago Tribune, March 19, 2020
Jeffrey Cramer discusses scenario-based training exercises and the flexibility of replacement units.
- Financial Times, March 18, 2020
Colm Gibson discusses how the sale of Viridor could represent a long-term trend as water companies "slim down and focus on their core business."
- Reuters, March 16, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on the need for the executive and legislative branches to act after the Federal Reserve announced monetary policy and liquidity actions.
- The Telegraph, March 16, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses the potential impact that the UK’s new digital services tax may have on trade negotiations with the US.
- New York Times, March 13, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on trade in services between the United States and Europe and US international trade flows.
- Jennifer Mannino Joins BRG's Transaction Advisory Practice to Bolster Integrity Due Diligence and Other AreasBRG press release, March 12, 2020
Jennifer Mannino has joined the firm’s Transaction Advisory practice. She specializes in intelligence gathering and investigative strategy, overseeing integrity due diligence checks for alternative investment transactions.
- City A.M., March 11, 2020
Mark Williams discusses the UK’s efforts to improve broadband coverage in the 2020 budget.
- Bloomberg Quint, March 11, 2020
Rick Maicki discusses the potential for inventory shortages, the impact of specialized equipment, and delivery of finished goods.
- Power Engineering International, March 11, 2020
Neil Cornelius discusses the impact of the UK’s 2020 budget on energy policy, particularly environmental taxation and domestic gas supply.
- US News & World Report, March 10, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses topics including commercial relationships in supply chains, disruption and cost savings, and the need for attention to be paid to either redundancies or alternative suppliers.
- Consulting.us, March 5, 2020
Keith Jelinek comments on the disruptive effects of the coronavirus on supply chains, inventory levels, and long-term implications for retailers and revenue forecasts.
- BRG press release, March 2, 2020
As the spread of the coronavirus continues to impact the global economic landscape, BRG Retail released a report that outlines the market forces and contingency planning considerations retailers should undertake to prepare for supply chain disruption, travel restrictions, shifting consumer habits and related hurdles.
- CNN Business, March 2, 2020
Bradford Cornell comments on the Dow's recent selloff and subsequent rebound.
- Medical Economics, March 2, 2020
John Wagner comments on physicians' ability to improve or work on quality measures, the use of analytics that identify patients that are important for outreach, and patient navigation hubs.
- South China Morning Post, March 1, 2020
Stuart Witchell comments on the potential vulnerability of data outside the corporate environment and how companies should have best practices and protocols in place for working remotely.
- Business Day, February 28, 2020
Neil Cornelius discusses energy-industry aspects of the recent South African budget announcement, highlighting the funding challenge that government faces in trying to clear Eskom’s debts.
- Financial Mail, February 27, 2020
Mark Williams discusses spectrum sale and allocation, frequency migration, the development of 5G, and market structure.
- AHLA Speaking of Health Law Podcasts, February 24, 2020
Greg Russo discussed best practices in the use of digital forensic services in defending against government civil investigative demands and examined issues related to data usage.
- Compliance Week, February 21, 2020
Scott Morrison discusses how the European Union’s plans to regulate artificial intelligence (AI) and promote data sharing could impact global technology firms.
- Financial Times, February 18, 2020
Harry Broadman discusses potential impacts of the coronavirus outbreak and the related Chinese economic slowdown on African countries that export natural resources to China.
- The Telegraph, February 16, 2020
Seamus O’Doherty discusses potential reimbursements due to contractors in the event of contract terminations for the construction of smart motorways in the United Kingdom.
- Financial Times, February 14, 2020
Colm Gibson discusses the decision of four water companies to challenge Ofwat’s latest industry price review.
- Business of Apps, February 13, 2020
Scott Morrison discusses the appointment of Ofcom as the UK’s ‘Internet Regulator.'
- Platts S&P Global, February 12, 2020
Branko Terzic comments on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission leadership and regional and wholesale power markets.
- Financial Times, February 10, 2020
Colm Gibson comments on the likelihood of further challenges to Ofwat following a decision to appeal the regulator's five-year financial settlement on the UK water industry.
- Financial Times, February 9, 2020
Colm Gibson discusses potential issues facing the privatized water companies of England and Wales as they decide whether to appeal recent financial settlements to the competition regulator.
- Global Finance, February 4, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on Saudi Arabia's recent overall economic growth and the dependence of its non-oil economy on public-sector spending.
- The Telegraph, January 31, 2020
Harry Broadman comments on the potential for a US-UK trade deal, Britain's digital services tax, and the threat of tariffs on UK goods.
- Refco Inc. press release, January 30, 2020
Professionals from BRG served as the Refco Plan Administrator, managed Refco Debtors, and advised the RCM Chapter 11 Trustee, the RCM Plan Administrator, and the Trustee to the Litigation and Private Action Trusts.
- BRG press release, January 29, 2020
- ABA Section of Litigation, January 29, 2020
Scott Carlton from Paul Hastings discusses tips for finding expert witnesses and considerations to evaluate when identifying the right expert for litigation matters, including sourcing firms like BRG for expert referrals for cases.
- Networking Plus, January 28, 2020
Mark Williams comments on 5G as the primary platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), security considerations, and the potential for overdependence on a single supplier of network equipment and technology.