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Finders-Keepers: Who Owns The Tax Refund Of An Insolvent Company

February 14, 2019
This paper discusses United Western Bancorp in depth since it represents the most current thinking by the courts as to how these cases should be analyzed. It also attempts to make some sense of the rules and cases, which can be inconsistent or vary based on fine distinctions.
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Alvarez & Marsal Named ‘Specialist Adviser of the Year’ at the Private Equity Awards 2015

February 11, 2019
Leading global independent professional services firm, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), has been named ‘Specialist Adviser of the Year’ at The Private Equity Awards 2015. The award was presented to the firm based on its exemplary work in the private equity sector throughout 2014, and specifically its work with Endless LLP to complete their first public to private deal with the acquisition of office2office plc (O2O), a listed business supplies and services group.
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How To Cut 20% Of HR, IT And Finance Budgets With Happier Stakeholders

February 4, 2019
Our A&M tool and methodology converts the standard general ledger output into a new set of consumption-based metrics and then manages the joint 20-plus percent cost reduction within departments. In addition to our tools and methodologies, this requires a cultural change that our Change Management Office teams are trained to implement. Happier internal stakeholders now own their own cross-functional budget and are able to make their own choices from a menu of options.

Hardship Distribution Guidance Issued by IRS

January 30, 2019
The IRS issued proposed regulations relating to hardship distributions from 401(k) plans. The new guidance implements changes to the 401(k) plan hardship provisions that were adopted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.