Daily Three: August 13

August 13, 2020


  1. Given the ongoing effects of COVID-19, private equity firms are focusing their attention on how to handle funding and raise capital from their investors in a market that could face even more change due to uncertainty surrounding potential additional waves of COVID-19 cases and government-mandated lockdowns. Read more about how private equity firms are striving to develop COVID-19 recovery plans amid an uncertain market. Authored by Ashik Shah


  1. With schools reopening remotely, part-time, or not at all, employers are fielding more requests from employees to take time off work or work from home to handle childcare concerns. Learn more about how the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) applies to various remote and part-time schooling arrangements. Authored by Becky Canary-King


  1. Following the sudden shift to a remote workforce in the spring, the accounting firm world was shaken – like many industries and businesses. To better understand the “state of affairs” for accounting firms, Partner Russell Shapiro recently interviewed a dozen highly respected accounting firm managing partners on a variety of issues, including current challenges and how they are measuring employee morale and engagement. After these interviews were conducted, I gathered their feedback and insight to help business leaders who might be facing similar challenges learn from each other. Read more about how accounting firms are measuring employee morale and engagement. Authored by Russell Shapiro


3+. There is no doubt that COVID-19 has changed the way we live our lives and conduct our businesses. As a business, Levenfeld Pearlstein understands that many companies are pivoting, shifting their focus, or adjusting their priorities right now. But with great challenge also comes great opportunity, and we want to partner with you as you navigate these uncharted territories. Help us better understand your needs and priorities here.


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