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Articles September 02, 2020 Challenges of and Working in the COVID-19 Environment

EisnerAmper sat down with Jim Herrigel, managing director; David Sims, director; and Ken Park, senior vice president of Fortress Investment Group to discuss the challenges and impact that the current work environment has had on them, their teams and …

Articles September 02, 2020 EisnerAmper Q&A with John Corrado, Senior Director of Information Technology, Ovid Therapeutics Inc.

A conversation with John Corrado, Senior Director of Information Technology at Ovid Therapeutics, to talk about moving to a primarily remote workforce from a technical and security perspective and the difficulties that come with making this transitio…

Articles September 01, 2020 Q3 2020 - EisnerAmper Q&A with Antonella Puca, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services

A conversation with Antonella Puca of Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services about the valuation of private equity under COVID-19.

Articles September 01, 2020 Q3 2020 - Risk Alert from the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Relating to Compliance Matters of RIAs that Manage Private Equity Funds or Hedge Funds

This article provides insight into the June 2020 Risk Alert issued by the OCIE, which discussed conflicts of interest, fees and expenses and policies and procedures relating to material non-public information

Articles September 01, 2020 Q3 2020 - Private Equity Managers: Are Your Portfolio Companies Properly Evaluating Assets for Impairment?

This article discusses the unique accounting requirements around asset impairment and illustrates how timely recognition and measurement of impairment is a critical input to portfolio company valuation.

Articles September 01, 2020 Q3 2020 - Hybrid Funds

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many hedge funds to shut down – yet despite the hard times, many successful hedge funds have outperformed. Many funds also provided exposure to both public and private investments, holding around 20% of capital in non-m…

Articles April 22, 2020 What is Agile Auditing?

This article addresses the agile approach to audit and internal audit, focusing on individuals and interactions rather than processes and tools. Agile emphasizes an iterative structure that provides flexibility, efficiency, and increased transparenc…

Articles April 22, 2020 SHIELDing Private Information

This article addresses the SHIELD Act and organizations’ legal responsibilities to implement and maintain “reasonable safeguards” to protect the confidentiality, integrity and security of their clients’ private data.

Articles April 22, 2020 Multi-Factor Authentication: The Battle to Protect Accounts

One of the most popular methods of securing accounts and information from attackers is called multi-factor authentication. This article discusses its pros and cons, as well as the various forms it can take