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October 20, 2014
Heather Bearfield, National Technology Assurance Services Practice Group Leader, Featured in The Wall Street Journal Article, "Retailers Back Obama's Credit Card Protections."
News of President Obama’s executive order mandating use of pin-and-chip technology in credit cards used by federal workers and in debit cards used to allocate government benefits such as Social Security was applauded by retailers, who say it will spur adoption in the private sector.
October 19, 2014
Article by Richelle Maguire, Tax & Business Services Partner and Anupriya Mehta, Tax & Business Services Manager, "Path to Financial Stability, Long-Term Care for Aging LGBT Individuals Starts Now," Featured in LGBTQ Nation
For many of us, the question of who will take care of us when we are "old" seems obvious. It will be our spouse and/or children. But what if you were never married and/or never had children? Who will step in to manage your needs when you are unable to do so? What if you are a member of the LGBT community?
October 16, 2014
Article by David Glusman, Partner-in-Charge of the Philadelphia Office and Michael Molder, Advisory Services Senior Manager, "Memo to File: Protecting Attorney-Expert Communications," Featured in The Legal Intelligencer
As litigators, you are experts in trying cases. You intuitively know the difference between a motion to dismiss and one for summary judgment. You understand why you need to move for a directed verdict to protect the right to move for judgment non obstante veredicto. You are skilled in the chess match that is typical in litigation—who makes a good witness; how to present your client's story; in short, what it takes to move the fact-finder.
October 13, 2014
Ronald Friedman, Retail Practice Leader, Quoted in Fortune Article, "5 Things the Next J.C. Penney CEO Will Absolutely Have To Do."
Marvin Ellison has his work cut out for him, needing to re-think everything from store-count to merchandising.

After a year-long search, J.C. Penney finally named a new CEO on Monday: Marvin Ellison, the executive in charge of Home Depot’s U.S. stores.
October 9, 2014
Article by Kurt Koegl, Tax & Business Services Senior Manager, "The REIT Roll-Up: Unlocking Potential of Real Estate Assets," Featured in Real Estate Weekly
2013 saw 19 REIT IPOs raising $5.7 billion in capital, including the high-publicity Empire State Building IPO, which raised $930 million.

How did the Empire State Building REIT (Empire State Realty Trust; NYSE Ticker: ESRT) get to market?
October 6, 2014
Matthew Bavolack, National Healthcare Practice Leader, Quoted in Hartford Business Journal Article, "One CT Nursing Home’s Path Out of Medicaid Morass."
Connecticut's reimbursement rate for its neediest nursing-home patients on Medicaid has risen just 1.2 percent in the seven years since the last increase of 2.9 percent in 2007.
October 3, 2014
Heather Bearfield, National Technology Assurance Services Practice Group Leader, Featured on New England Cable Network "Best Practices for Data Protection."
Heather Bearfield, group leader for National Technology Assurances Services Practice at Marcum LLP, joined NECN to answer just that. She also shared some valuable data protection tips.
October 3, 2014
Heather Bearfield, National Technology Assurance Services Practice Group Leader, Featured on Bloomberg Radio’s The Hays Advantage
Heather Bearfield, group leader for National Technology Assurances Services Practice at Marcum LLP, joined Bloomberg Radio’s The Hays Advantage to discuss the cyberattack on JP Morgan Chase & Co.
October 2, 2014
Marcum Tech Top 40 Featured in Hartford Courant Article, "Norwalk's Datto Wins Tech Top 40 Two Years Running"
The Marcum Tech Top 40 honors companies in software, Internet and telecom, energy, life sciences and advanced manufacturing who are headquartered in Connecticut. Companies disclose sales figures to the Connecticut Technology Council, and if they had at least $50,000 in revenue in 2009 and at least $3 million in 2013, they're eligible for the honors.
October 1, 2014
Article Co-Authored by Russell Lightman, Tax & Business Services Partner, "Saving Taxes and Enhancing the Value of Real Property" Featured in Real Estate Taxation
Saving taxes tends to drive most discussions between advisors and clients, but enhancing asset performance and principal protection are also worthy of consideration. By maximizing asset-class entities' and equities' performance as well as reviewing the applicability of making Section 1031 elections and using cost segregation, advice in these areas help clients achieve additional economic benefits they might not have considered on their own.
September 30, 2014
Heather Bearfield, National Technology Assurance Services Practice Group Leader, Featured in Crain's Chicago Business Article, "Let's Face It: Your Data's as Good as Hacked. So, Now What?"
OK, so maybe the idea that your precious banking information is freely floating around on the Internet for anyone to see is a bit of an exaggeration. But only just.
September 28, 2014
Article by Maury Cartine, Partner-in-Charge of Marcum's National Alternative Investment Industry Group Tax Department, "Self-Employment Tax - Limited Partners Beware," Featured in All About Alpha
The IRS released Chief Counsel Memorandum CCA 201436049 on September 5, 2014 which provides guidance on the treatment of the exemption from self-employment tax under Section 1402(a)(13) of the Internal Revenue Code for a limited partner’s share of profits.
September 24, 2014
Ilan Hirschfeld, Partner-in-Charge of the New Jersey Offices, Quoted in Reuters Article, "U.S. Oil Baron Rewrites His Company’s History; Move Could Stave Off Record Divorce Payout."
The divorce trial of one of America’s wealthiest men, oil baron Harold Hamm, plays out mostly in secret here at the Oklahoma County Courthouse. For weeks, signs have been taped to the door of Courtroom 121. “CLOSED HEARING,” one reads. The other: “DO NOT ENTER.”
September 23, 2014
Mark Fromberg, Assurance Services Partner, Featured in Healthcare Finance News Article, "Monitoring Risk is Key to Success."
As risks in healthcare get more significant and complex, vigilant monitoring must be a highly deliberate process requiring oversight by a cross-functional team within a hospital.
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