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2016- Another Year of the Inversion: Playing Whack-a-Mole with corporate taxes until Congress acts

At the end of 2014, the published number of U.S. individual citizens revoking their U.S. citizenship for another home country hit an all-time high of just over 3,400. Through the third quarter of 2015, over 3,200 individuals renounced their U.S. citizenship. Thus, things were definitely on pace for...

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Healthcare | Medical Devices

The High Price of Healthcare Fraud Likely to Keep Getting Higher

As calendar year 2015 draws to an end, there are several changes that have occurred in the area of healthcare fraud, and updates are always appropriate. This article will review just a few of the primary healthcare fraud and abuse-related issues that the government has been most attentive to. As...

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Private Equity

Microcaps: Understand the risks and reap the rewards

High Risk, High Reward Whether you’re an issuer or an investor, playing in the microcap arena can be riskier than with other forms of investment, at times significantly so. Many microcap stocks are traded over the counter, directly between brokers and dealers. As they are not often the...

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Banking | Finance

Chipping Away at Dodd-Frank: Coming Full Circle

In 2008, the U.S. economy, and in fact, the world economy, was on the edge of a precipice. Hastened in large measure by loose lending standards, subprime mortgages and declining residential real estate values, IndyMac, the largest savings and loan in the Los Angeles market and one of the largest...

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China Presents Unique Challenges for Auditors

Editor: Please give us a brief description of MarcumBP’s work in China. Bernstein: Our business principally consists of auditing Chinese companies that are publicly traded on U.S. exchanges and U.S. companies with operations in China. But we also perform due diligence for investors and...

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Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Bankruptcy Issues For Healthy Companies: What Creditors Face

Editor: Tell us about your practice, including your work in situations involving distressed companies.  Heller: I have 23 years of experience in accounting, tax and management related to insolvency, turnaround and related litigation issues. I am a CPA, a CFF (Certified in Financial...

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Intellectual Property

As Intangible Assets Grow In Prominence, Methods To Value Them Evolve

Editor: Please tell us about your professional backgrounds. Roche: I’ve been at Marcum close to nine years as a valuation expert, where I specialize in business valuation, including the valuation of intellectual property. I’m a manager in the advisory group, primarily in the New...

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