Aligning Incentives to Drive ESG Strategies and Satisfy Investors

At a glance Make it personal to drive action: Boards are feeling the pressure to take a meaningful approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and have begun leaning into incentives to drive company-wide adoption. Sustainability matters: In the final part of our case for ESG investing series, we explore the shift towards corporate social responsibility.…

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What’s in the Cards for Gaming? Watch Out for These Industry Disruptors

At a glance The main takeaway: Gaming has grown into a billion-dollar global industry, bringing both areas of opportunity and increased risk. Impact on your business: In 2022, be proactive about bolstering your anti-money-laundering program, while preparing for new reporting requirements and opportunities in cryptocurrency. Next steps: To stay abreast of new issues in risk management, it’s smart…

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5 ESG Investment Benefits for Management

At a glance Investor expectations: In today’s rapidly changing climate, investors are demanding companies take an active approach towards implementing a robust ESG program. Sustainability matters: In a three-part series, we explore the case for ESG investing and the shift towards corporate social responsibility. Partner with ESG advisors: Aprio’s ESG team provides tangible support and resources to help…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Feb 7 – 11, 2022

At a glance: Stock markets grew weaker due to the rise of inflation, the Fed raising interest rates to counteract inflation and geopolitical issues taking place in Ukraine. Inflation was hotter than expected with sticky inflation reaching multi-decade highs. Consumers are feeling disheartened by the acceleration in sticky inflation and as a result expect their…

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Digital Asset Staking: Your Top Tax Questions, Answered

At a glance The main takeaway: A U.S. District Court case out of Tennessee calls into question the taxability of staking rewards — specifically, whether those rewards generate taxable income. Impact on your business: Taxpayers who engage in staking, mining or similar activities currently operate in a tax “limbo,” but that may change with the development of…

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Ransomware: King of Cybersecurity Threats

At a glance The main takeaway: The fastest-growing threat facing businesses today is ransomware. There are numerous methods threat actors use to compromise networks, yet phishing, malware and hacking are the primary risks that need to be addressed. A 2021 study from Verizon found phishing increased to 36% of incidents, while malware doubled in frequency,…

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5 Tips to Increase Case Acceptance in Your Dental Practice

At a glance The main takeaway: The key to growing your dental practice is with case acceptance and in order to do that you need to communicate with your patients. Change-up your approach: Conversations about treatment plans with patients don’t have to be awkward if you take the time to develop effective and actionable communications. Get advice…

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Catch Them if You Can: Fraud in the Film Industry

At a glance: The main takeaway: The film industry creates an environment that is uniquely vulnerable to fraud – especially tax-related fraud schemes like tax evasion and payroll fraud. Be aware: Know the signs of fraud in the film industry so you can protect yourself. Knowing what to look for means you can implement controls that stop…

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5 Ways to Close the Labor Gap in Cybersecurity

At a glance Job security growing pains: With the increase of daily cyberattacks, cybersecurity jobs have become more challenging as pressure and demands rise. Root of the issue: Technology professionals are in the driver’s seat and are seeking remote opportunities with more flexibility. Next steps: Organizations need to modernize their working models and perks to keep and attract…

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