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- BRG, April 9, 2020
David Lewin writes about how cutting pay rather than jobs/people during an economic recession could enable labor cost reduction while preserving a strong organizational culture.
- ThinkSet, April 9, 2020
Chester Hanvey writes about how a risk-based validation approach can help employers validate criminal background checks and prepare for legal challenges from the EEOC or plaintiff attorneys.
- BRG Retail, April 9, 2020
Uncertainty in the retail environment requires a critical understanding of the business ecosystem to identify and manage risk surrounding inventory.
- BRG Corporate Finance, Q1 2020
The report provides geographic data, industry data, and our proprietary view on global activity in the M&A space.
- BRG, April 8, 2020
- BRG, April 8, 2020
BRG professionals can assist in quantifying expenditures and lost revenue, submitting claims, and ongoing tracking and monitoring.
- BRG, April 7, 2020
Edward Buthusiem, Briannon Irwin, and Ryan Brubaker write about how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is straining the global economy, how governments are implementing increasingly stringent restrictions, and how uncertainty is pervasive among investors.
- BRG Government Contracts client alert, April 6, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act contains provisions directed at government contractors adversely impacted by the crisis and significantly streamlines aspects of federal procurement.
- BRG, April 6, 2020
The CARES Act relief package makes several modifications to current tax law to bring financial relief to US businesses, including modifications that present opportunities for businesses to obtain cash refunds for taxes previously paid.
- Returning to Normal Is Too Dangerous from a Health Perspective, While Maintaining the Lockdown Is Too Costly from an Economic OneValueWalk, April 6, 2020
Bradford Cornell writes about managing the tradeoff between health and the economy, and the importance of establishing a program to make available widespread nationwide testing for COVID-19.
- BRG, April 3, 2020
- Becker's Hospital Review, April 3, 2020
George Karras writes about guidelines for optimizing critical care beds and ventilators and for limiting care.
- Becker's Hospital Review, April 3, 2020
Mark Clemens writes about potential ways that hospitals can prepare for the expected increase in affected patients seeking medical care due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
- HR Daily Advisor, April 2, 2020
Chester Hanvey writes about a recent California Supreme Court decision and potential strategies for employers to ensure employees are paid properly and to avoid financial liability.
- BRG, April 1, 2020
- ThinkSet, April 1, 2020
- Legaltech News, April 1, 2020
David Kalat writes about Census Day, more than a century of punch card automation, and modern use of online information and sophisticated database technology.
- Cambridge University Press, April 2020
Chester Hanvey wrote a chapter on "Changes in the Legal Landscape."
- SIOP The Industrial Psychologist, March 30, 2020
Chester Hanvey writes about FLSA exemptions, independent contractor classification, and anticipated implications for businesses and industrial-organizational psychologists.
- Daily Journal, March 30, 2020
Elizabeth Arnold writes about potential methods employers could use to assess and evaluate security procedures to determine if they are compliant with a recent decision by the California Supreme Court.
- Total Retail, March 27, 2020
- Law360, March 27, 2020
Jeffrey Armstrong writes about the recent behavior of the new Secured Overnight Financing Rate, or SOFR, benchmark replacement.
- ThinkSet, March 26, 2020
David Kalat writes about passage of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in the 1990s and how questions linger about TCPA compliance.
- BRG, March 25, 2020
John Auerbach writes about strong governance and internal controls, regulatory risk, and focused strategic planning to strengthen remote compliance oversight capabilities.
- BRG, March 24, 2020
During the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, issues surrounding the interplay of public health and personal privacy are complex and deserve special attention.
- Becker's Hospital Review, March 24, 2020
Jason Moretz writes about the physical health and mental health of healthcare workers and ways to address potential compassion fatigue and burnout during extended events.
- Financial Times, March 23, 2020
Kalyan Dasgupta writes about how the UK government should enforce compliance with advice on avoiding all non-essential contact to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
- Globe Law and Business, March 2020
- ThinkSet, March 20, 2020
- BRG Corporate Finance research, March 19, 2020
The February edition reviews topics including inflation, interest rates, high-yield index, and defaults.
- ThinkSet, March 19, 2020
- NYU Stern School of Business, March 19, 2020
Bradford Cornell writes about a framework for value to examine how being socially responsible can manifest in the tangible ingredients of value.
- BRG, March 18, 2020
As businesses implement workplace policies to prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), issues of privacy and public health may appear to clash.
- BRG, March 2020
Abhijit Yadav and Shreyas Vatsayan write about COVID-19, the Indian economy, and the roles and responsibilities of the risk manager.
- Becker's Hospital Review, March 16, 2020
Jason Moretz writes about how pre-planning and education can help leadership and staff address overcrowding and surges in visits.
- ValueWalk, March 13, 2020
Bradford Cornell writes about the drop of the S&P 500, the impact of the coronavirus, and potential implications for investments.
- ThinkSet, March 12, 2020
Jarrett Silver writes about how digital technologies could bring operational efficiency to the construction industry, which has been slow to embrace new technologies.
- BRG, March 11, 2020
Ben Fouracre writes about the dynamics between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and its neighbors, patterns governing the DPRK’s behavior, and economic interest in the North Asian region.
- Financial Times, March 8, 2020
Heiko Ziehms discusses banks that trade below book value, the potential treatment of ‘badwill’ in M&A transactions involving financial institutions, and the use of market valuations in acquisition accounting.
- Financial Times, March 6, 2020
Harry Broadman writes about the global investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system and proposes areas for modernisation: increasing efficiency, reducing arbitral expenses, increasing transparency, selecting arbitrators, and using third-party funding.
- Costar, March 6, 2020
Ian Mackie explores challenges that valuers of retail space face relating to shifts in business models in response to changes such as the increasing prevalence of e-commerce.
- Legaltech News, March 3, 2020
David Kalat examines CBS's television coverage of the 1952 presidential election, when the UNIVAC computer predicted seemingly unbelievable results.
- BRG Retail, March 2, 2020
- ValueWalk, February 28, 2020
Bradford Cornell writes about topics including equity prices relative to earnings and reasonable estimates of future cash flows.
- ThinkSet, February 27, 2020
- ThinkSet, February 20, 2020
- Project Syndicate, February 13, 2020
Laura Tyson writes about California's political economy and initiatives by individual states to address challenges such as climate change and labor-replacing automation.
- BRG Healthcare Transactions and Strategy, February 2020
BRG's Healthcare Transactions and Strategy group has released its index of the top twenty health insurer priorities for managing care and costs in 2020.
- Legaltech News, February 10, 2020
David Kalat writes about the early days of general-purpose computers and a suggestion by Alan Turing to improve computer memory.
- ThinkSet, February 6, 2020
Paul Noring writes about why SOFR could prove deeply problematic for commercial and consumer lending—and alternatives the Fed should consider.