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Pay Attention: While Malicious External Cybersecurity Threats Abound, Many Others Are Hidden In Plain Sight

Editor: Please tell us about your professional background. Bearfield: I started my career in the IT group at a Big 4 firm where I focused mainly on financial services firms with respect to compliance and internal controls. I then transitioned to Bank of America right around the time it...

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International Trade

A New International Tax System? Finding The Middle Ground

Editor: Tell us about your professional background. Larson: I’ve been at Marcum LLP for just over a year now. Prior to joining Marcum LLP, I spent almost 18 years at a Big Four public accounting firm, where I was a partner for five years, and then more recently at a regional firm based in New...

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Chinese Acquirers “Stepping Up” Their Game

Editor: Tell us a little bit about your professional background. Bernstein: I spent most of my professional life in international business, the first 20 years principally in Europe, commuting back and forth, with a few years each in the Czech Republic and in Israel. One of my real estate...

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To Catch A Thief: Forensic Experts Weigh In On The Fraudster Profile

Editor: Please tell us about your professional background. Glusman: I’ve been a CPA for 42 years. I started in traditional public accounting with a large national firm, during which time I inadvertently worked on my first fraud event as a traditional auditor by stepping into a situation...

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Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Forensic Experts Weigh In On Litigation Costs

Editor: Please give us an overview of the financial aspects of litigation. Where can surprise costs arise? Mukamal: The key financial aspects of litigation obviously include legal fees and ancillary costs, such as travel, court reporters and expert witness fees; however, parties often overlook...

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Reimbursement, Compliance And Other Challenges For Providers In Healthcare

Editor: Please tell us about your practice areas. Bavolack: I function as Marcum’s National Healthcare Practice leader, and my background includes over 20 years of experience in healthcare finance, operations and reimbursement. Marcum’s clients represent a cross-section of the...

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The Corporate Tax Landscape: What To Look For In 2013

Editor: Please tell us about your professional background. Kelly: I started my career at KPMG, where I spent 17 years. I then spent 10 years serving as a tax director of a commercial bank, which, during my tenure, grew from a small community bank into a regional bank with a national mortgage...

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