$80 MILLION OF NON-DILUTIVE VOUCHER FINANCING MAY BE AVAILABLE TO SMALLER LIFE SCIENCE COMPANIES

You may be eligible for financing if you meet two conditions. If you: 1)   Have a new chemical entity, which can effectively treat the following: (a)  Rare tropical diseases –…

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WAYFAIR; ENTERPRISE VALUATION; M&A CONSIDERATIONS

Wayfair, the online retailer, was recently involved in an important and far reaching Supreme Court decision.  The case changed the previous standard for nexus, resulting in the need of sellers…

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MANAGING COMPANY PERFORMANCE: KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS FOR MANUFACTURING COMPANIES

Every company has key transactions that are critical to the efficient, profitable performance of the company. This is particularly true of manufacturing entities, which may be characterized by frequent, repetitive…

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R&D CREDITS… DON’T LET YOUR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COSTS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC TECHNOLOGIES SIT ON THE SHELF WHEN YOU CAN TURN THEM INTO CASH FLOW

When  developing a new pharmaceutical or diagnostic equipment,  companies typically incur substantial costs for salaries, supplies, laboratory, contractors  and a myriad other expenses..    While deductible, these costs may not benefit…

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A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN – FP&A AND RPA

The mission of the Financial Planning and Analysis function (FP&A) is providing insight into a company’s future financial performance. One of the keys to success for FP&A is building strong,…

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NEW LEASE ACCOUNTING STANDARDS CURFEW DECEMBER 31… DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR BALANCE SHEET IS?

Lease accounting to comply with new Accounting Standards Update (ASU) under FASB 842(US) and IFRS 16(European) is about to change in fundamental ways not seen in decades. First to be…

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LEADERSHIP

As we come to the end of another hectic year I want to pause and reflect on a conversation I have regularly with clients that has little to do with…

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IMPROVING FINANCIAL REPORTING TO THE BOARD: IS YOUR BOARD BORED?

At a next board meeting, study the behaviors of the directors when they listen to the CFO as he or she reports on the financials for the company. Are eyes…

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HOW COST SEGREGATION CAN IMPROVE ROI ON YOUR HEALTHCARE FACILITY

Owners/operators of healthcare facilities (laboratories, physician offices, assisted living and long-term care facilities) must continually be adding new or improving existing facilities to keep up with growth, changing technologies and patient needs….

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ACCOUNTING FOR FOREIGN CURRENCY: WILL YOU GET LOST IN TRANSLATION?

Introduction Figures from the World Trade Organization show that since the 1980’s global trade has more than quadrupled in volume and has grown with an average of almost 5% per…

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