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3 Ways to Keep Remote Employees Engaged
With the right tools and commitment, most businesses can make remote work just as productive, if not more productive, than in-person office work. Ultimately, remote work requires leaders to retune
Solving World Hunger Through Innovation, Part 1
Brown Advisory
Solving world hunger—or “food insecurity”—is really hard. The solutions are not particularly sexy, and they require a very long-term outlook. In seeking to learn more about
Is the U.S. Equity Market Heading for a Bubble?
Many trends—including the explosive price changes in a handful of equities driven by a crowdsourced short squeeze—are indicative of an asset bubble. Grizzled market veterans are starting
Simply Tax Podcast: 2021 Tax Filing Season Begins
BKD CPAs & Advisors
In this episode, guests Amy Miller and Alex of the AICPA Tax Policy & Advocacy Team share updates and provide insights into the areas the team is closely watching and working in. Here's what
Update 2021: Family Businesses' Contribution to the U.S. Economy
Torsten M. Pieper, Ph.D., Franz W. Kellermanns, Ph.D., and Joseph H. Astrachan, Ph.D.
Family business research in the U.S. and around the world has increased dramatically over time, as the importance of family firms continues to become more and more salient to business school faculty
Cyber Attacks on Private Wealth Clients and Family Offices and Steps for Mitigating Your Risks
Foley & Lardner LLP
Over the past few years, cybercriminals have migrated their attacks from larger businesses and hardened targets to those where the defenses are low or non-existent—private wealth clients and
Tax Planning After the 2020 Election … And 2021 Runoffs
Hemenway & Barnes
For the first time in a decade, the Democratic party controls the Senate (narrowly), House, and Presidency in the U.S. As a result, many believe there will be significant legislative changes to
Kaplan Discusses Whether Employers Can Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine on WisBusiness Podcast
Foley & Lardner LLP
Before deciding on whether to mandate a COVID-19 vaccine at the workplace, there are a number of considerations that an employer should bear in mind. This includes costs from securing the
Strength, Resilience, & Control: Wealth Planning Strategies for 2021
Although the future is unpredictable, we do know that financial planning can allow families and their advisors to operate from a position of strength and resilience, no matter the changes that lie
Family Philanthropy Speaks: A Conversation with Jeff and Tricia Raikes
National Center for Family Philanthropy
Jeff and Tricia Raikes, founders of the Seattle-based Raikes Foundation, are using their platform to push other donors to embrace and advance racial justice. In this Family Philanthropy Speaks