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Are You Taking Data Security Seriously?

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The increase of high-profile security breaches should prompt security experts to figure out new ways to protect our data. Let’s get real – data will always be vulnerable, but the companies that hold our data need to come up with newer and better ways to secure it.

M&A Outlook for 2014: Let the Good Times Roll

M&A Outlook for 2014: Let the Good Times Roll

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With the Congressional budget deal in place, the impact of the Affordable Care Act incorporated into corporate forecasting and the legislative issues surrounding financial or compliance frameworks digested by the market, it’s a fairly good time to reach out to deal constituents and gauge their 2014 outlooks.

Intersection of Diligence and Negotiations

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As many people know, the due diligence process has improved and continues to change, with the longstanding goal being to accelerate the overall deal process and helping to reduce the time it takes to finalize negotiations. That’s why we have seen significant growth in the last 10 years in the use of technology such as online datarooms/virtual dealrooms.

A Rising Tide? Update on Trends in Bankruptcy & Restructuring

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The economic forecast now seems to be improving, despite the Wall Street Journal's report on Monday that personal bankruptcy filings have topped one million for the first three quarters of 2009, as corporations are now filing for Chapter 11 at a slower rate and the pace of defaults is slowing as well.

Trends in Bankruptcy and Restructuring

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Despite better industry leadership, economic recovery efforts and some recent upticks in the stock markets, the economy will continue to struggle in the near term before conditions stabilize and improve. There will be more bankruptcy filings, and the courts, law firms and restructuring advisors will remain busy for a while.