Daily Three: August 18

August 18, 2020

 

  1. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect virtually all aspects of business, including mergers and acquisitions. To assist with navigating an M&A transaction in this extraordinary environment, we’ve created a list of tips and suggestions for approaching some of the challenges of getting an M&A deal over the finish line in the midst of COVID-19. Authored by Brandon Kaster

 

  1. 100 years ago today, the Tennessee House voted 50-47 to ratify the 19th Amendment, solidifying in our Constitution that the right to vote would not be denied to any citizen on the basis of sex.  Of course, the 19th Amendment only secured the right of white women to vote, so it wasn’t until the Voting Rights Act passed that women achieved full suffrage. Read more about the history of the 19th Amendment and the Women’s Suffrage Movement here. Authored by Laura Friedel, Chair of LP’s Women’s Initiative (LPW)

 

  1. There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has upended life as we knew it, including the way businesses function. While no industry has been untouched, the ways the pandemic has impacted a business and industry vary. To better understand the ways COVID-19 has changed the accounting world, including their priorities for the upcoming year, I recently interviewed 12 highly respected accounting firm managing partners on a variety of issues, including their financial outlook, employee morale, and current challenges. After these interviews were conducted, I gathered their feedback and insight to help businesses learn from each other. Read more about how COVID-19 is impacting strategic priorities here. Authored by Russell Shapiro

 

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