Burger King Worldwide Inc. is looking north to expand, launching acquisition talks with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. and rekindling the political debate over offshore tax shifting.
For the entrepreneur business owner, succession and transition planning is not only a complex proposition but also a difficult challenge. Deciding who will succeed the current generation in running the business, while also maximizing and preserving the value of the company built over years, requires careful deliberation and forethought. For the business seller, this can be the transaction of a lifetime.
For millions of Americans, August is a month for relaxing and basking in the summer sunlight.
Those are the people without children.
The households with students are likely to be scurrying around under the bright florescent lights of big-box stores, searching for back-to-school bargains on clothes, shoes, notebooks, backpacks, computers and dorm furniture.
Expert witnesses have an ethical responsibility, as well as a business imperative, to ensure they review the actual evidence that supports their analyses. Because expert witness testimony can make or break litigation outcomes, consultants cannot risk having their testimony excluded by the trial judge or discredited by the jury.
Well it’s finally here. After many years, many changes and much speculation, on May 28, 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board issued their converged standards on revenue recognition.
Corporate inversions are a hot topic in the business world. Walgreen Co. (WAG) AbbVie (ABBV) and Medtronic (MDT) are the latest U.S. companies to take their headquarters abroad in an effort to increase competitiveness and decrease tax bills.