Hedge Funds

Recent PCAOB Developments in the Broker Dealer World

Another Annual Inspection Report It’s late summer, which means the PCAOB Annual Report on the Interim Inspection Program Related to Audits of Brokers and Dealers (“Sixth”) results are in.  The Sixth brought more information for consideration, but no clarity on the PCAOB’s direction in proposing the final inspection program.  A permanent inspection program was expected […]

Who is Mazars?

We are pleased to announce an exciting development for the new year! As of January 1, 2017 we have officially changed our name to Mazars USA LLP. As the world’s 11th largest accounting firm, the Mazars name is renowned around the globe. Our new name reflects our expanded international capabilities and reinforces our standing as […]

The Internet of Things and Your Security

This article provides an overview of the widespread Internet outage that occurred on October 20, 2016, examining the purpose and vulnerability of various Internet devices. What Happened On Friday, October 20, 2016, many businesses and personal IOT devices were compromised and used to perform a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on the service Dyn, which supports […]

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Treasury Releases Final Debt-Equity Regulations – Part III

Our third and final Tax Alert on Treasury’s section 385 regulations addresses the “recast” provisions of the regulations and also considers the regulations’ impact on areas such as cash pooling arrangements. The full series of Tax Alerts is available here: Treasury Releases Final Debt-Equity Regulations – Part I Treasury Releases Final Debt-Equity Regulations – Part […]