Insights & Events
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InsightCalifornia Revises Economic Nexus Provisions and Enacts Marketplace Facilitator Act5/15/2019
On April 25, 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 147, which revises California’s economic nexus provisions and enacts the Marketplace Facilitator Act.
InsightHow Banking Challenges Impede the Growth of the Cannabis Industry Today5/14/2019Maier N. Rosenberg
With recreational cannabis now legal in Canada and many U.S. states, 2019 seems poised to become a turning point for the industry. However, within U.S. borders, one thing still limits growth: Cannabis companies’ lack of access to banking and financial services.
InsightHow Tech Companies Should Rethink Data Privacy5/14/2019Shahryar Shaghaghi
The year 2018 will be remembered as the end of the free-for-all era of internet privacy, brought down by a series of high-profile security breaches and scandals.
InsightA Four-Step Approach to Effective Policies & Procedures Management for Government Agencies5/9/2019
Despite good intentions and earnest efforts, there remains a lack of quality and consistency in policies and procedures (P&P) across government agencies, as well as for private and public companies.
InsightAffordable Housing News & Views - May 20195/9/2019
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On-demandOpportunity Zones – Perspectives on the New Wave of Guidelines and Key Considerations4/30/2019Beth Mullen, David Kessler, Brian Newman
Excitement and anticipation regarding Opportunity Zones continue for investors, fund managers, and investees – and state and local governments. But we are also hearing that many people are interested in improving their understanding of guidelines that have been released up to now.
InsightBanner Year for Transaction Advisory Services4/30/2019
CohnReznick’s Transaction Advisory Services practice had a banner year in 2018 and is poised for continued growth in the years ahead.
InsightThe SAFE Banking Act Would Be a Giant Leap for Legal Cannabis4/30/2019Maier N. Rosenberg
The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, which, in March, passed the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services by a significant bipartisan margin, represents a promising step forward for banks and cannabis companies that want to take sales out of the cash-based market and into the mainstream.
InsightFinance Executives See Automation, Technology, and Analytics as Key Drivers of Growth4/26/2019
In these days of big data, predictive analytics, and digital transformation, the influence of finance executives is expanding as their responsibilities transcend traditional accounting and reporting activities.
InsightTreasury Issues Second Round of Proposed Rules for Opportunity Zones4/24/2019
After a long and highly anticipated wait, Treasury has finally lifted the veil on a new set of proposed regulations that attempts to bring additional clarity to tax breaks on investments in economically disadvantaged communities that are designated as qualified opportunity zones (QOZs).
InsightThe Restaurant Data Revolution: How Data Science is Transforming Restaurant Management4/23/2019Cindy McLoughlin
In recent years, the explosion of available data on customer preferences has resulted in a paradigm shift in restaurant operations.
InsightSafe Harbor for Professional Sports Teams Trading Certain Personnel Contracts and Draft Picks4/23/2019
The IRS has provided a safe harbor in Revenue Procedure 2019-18, whereby professional sports teams may qualify to treat the value of a contract as zero for federal tax purposes in certain personnel contracts and in draft picks received in trades with other professional sports teams.
InsightRestaurant Automation Strengthens Need for Human Touch4/23/2019
As artificial intelligence and technology grow more sophisticated, the restaurant industry must take care to balance the desire for efficiency that automation brings with the undeniable benefits offered by human interaction.
InsightNew York Enacts 2020 Budget – Tax Highlights4/23/2019
On April 12, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed New York’s FY2019-2020 Budget Bill (S. 1509-C, A. 2009-C), allocating $175.5 billion and enacting numerous significant tax and revenue provisions. Below are several of the highlights.
5/30/2019Commercial Real Estate: Tax Depreciation Acceleration & Property Tax ReductionWebinar
Join members of our National Tax and Real Estate Industry Practice teams for a discussion on the benefits that business can gain through cost segregation and other tax fixed asset studies, property tax assessments, and the changes in light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
6/5/2019Attracting & Retaining Top Talent in the Age of AmazonWebinar
Join government contracting and employee benefits professionals for this webinar that will examine how government contractors can compete from an indirect rate perspective, despite the allowability challenges they may face unlike their commercial competitors.
6/6/2019Not-for-Profit Industry ReceptionLos Angeles, CA
Please join us for an evening of networking, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a brief discussion of CohnReznick’s 2019 Not-for-Profit and Education Industry Perspectives Report.
6/6/2019Technology & Media MixerVenice, CA
Please join a select group of your industry peers for a networking mixer. Come and enjoy a drink on us!
6/11/2019Key Takeaways From 101 Lunch & LearnsColumbia MD
Join CohnReznick for a complimentary Lunch & Learn session on June 11 in Columbia, MD.
6/12/2019Key Takeaways From 101 Lunch & LearnsTysons, VA
Join CohnReznick for a complimentary Lunch & Learn session on June 12 in Tysons, VA.
6/13/2019Emergency Preparedness: Strategies for Ensuring Your Organization is Prepared for the UnexpectedWebinar
Many forward thinking organizations have some sort of emergency plan in place when a disaster strikes. But how effective is it? During this webinar, Eddie Velez of CohnReznick's Emergency Management Advisory team, and formerly of FEMA, will guide you through the steps needed to create and implement an effective emergency preparedness program that will help increase resiliency and decrease disruption to your organization.
6/13/2019Los Angeles Restaurant Technology Summit 2019Santa Monica, CA
Each year CohnReznick’s restaurant technology summits draw hundreds of strategic thinkers in the industry to discuss practical solutions for how restaurants can leverage technology to achieve their business vision.