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  • Clearing the higher bar for disruption damages

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 437

    Abstract: Sometimes an owner’s actions during a construction project may disrupt a contractor’s job progress. In some cases, the contractor may be able to recover damages for additional expenses incurred because of the disruption. However, as this article explains, proving the amount of such disruption damages isn’t easy.

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  • Do you have a false sense of cybersecurity?

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 538

    Abstract: Contractors shouldn’t assume that their risk of a cyberattack is low because they don’t sell products on the Internet or have a major social media presence. Construction businesses are attractive targets for cybercriminals. This article explains why and discusses how to mitigate risk through a cybersecurity assessment and appropriate strategies.

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  • Place a high value on a business valuation

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 666

    Abstract: For any construction business owner, an enduring question is: Just how valuable is my company? The answer is variable because the value of any business rises and falls depending on a number of factors. This article explains why valuations are important for contractors and explores three critical parts of the appraisal process.

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  • EIDLs offer access to working capital

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 898

    Abstract: Many construction businesses have struggled during the pandemic. One way to obtain some helpful working capital is a COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan offered by the Small Business Administration. This article discusses the details and requirements of these loans. A sidebar warns recipients of Paycheck Protection Program loans about misuse of funds.

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  • State of the midsize market: Resilience is key

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 434

    Abstract: Midsize law firms — from specialized boutiques to large regional firms and firms with multinational footprints — proved themselves “surprisingly resilient” during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s the topline news from the “2021 Report on the State of the Midsize Legal Market” from the Thomson Reuters Institute (TRI). This article reviews the report, which includes some additional promising findings, as well as advice for the near future.

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  • Don’t go phish: How to reduce your risk of cyberattacks

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 553

    Abstract: Phishing schemes have been a threat for years. But the pandemic seems to have intensified the risk, with criminals putting new twists on their approaches. Among other developments, law firms increasingly are targeted, due to their wealth of confidential information and the high value firms place on their reputations. This article reviews phishing basics and the security measures firms can take to avoid being scammed.

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  • Is your firm ready for part-time partnerships?

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 649

    Abstract: With the upheaval over the past year and a half, many law firms have needed to be more flexible than ever before. Flexibility means options, and one option may be part-time partnerships. This article looks at how a part-time partnership option provides partners with the flexibility they need to stick with a firm, while achieving their desired work-life balance and producing their best client work.

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  • Signing up for law firm subscription plans – Why it may be time to reconsider your pricing model

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 849

    Abstract: Hourly billing has long been the industry standard for law firms of all sizes. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, has prompted many firms to innovate in ways they probably wouldn’t have otherwise. This article covers why some resourceful firms are adopting a pricing model that has proven popular in a range of industries — subscription services. It highlights the benefits and risks of the subscription billing model, as well as the next steps firms need to take to start using this billing model. A short sidebar emphasizes how the subscription model works well for niche legal practice markets.

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  • Bank Wire – Fed provides LIBOR transition guidance

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 459

    Abstract: This brief summary of current developments in community banking discusses LIBOR transition guidance that the Federal Reserve recently issued and notes the reintroduction of the SAFE Banking Act in Congress. It also explains that the federal banking agencies are seeking information about how financial institutions are using artificial intelligence in their activities. Finally, it lists some consumer protection recommendations put out by the CFPB’s Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law.

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  • Has COVID-19 hurt your Community Reinvestment Act rating?

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 601

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on community banks and their customers, but one area that is often overlooked is the potential impact on a bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating. This article notes that to mitigate the risk of receiving a poor CRA rating, a bank should identify and document the various factors — both bank-specific and community-specific — that influence its lending ability.

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  • The pros and cons of asset concentration

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 641

    Abstract: The purpose of community banks is to serve their particular communities and the industries that fuel those local economies. This can lead to potential risk, including losses, if assets become concentrated in an industry that is struggling. This article points out that there are pros and cons to asset concentration — the key is to understand how to keep the right balance.

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  • Time to revisit your AML program

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 879

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted anti-money laundering (AML) compliance in many ways. It has increased risks, changed the behavior of bank customers, and accelerated implementation of online account opening and other technologies. This article suggests that in light of these changes, all banks should evaluate their AML programs, starting with a risk assessment. A sidebar looks at the Biden administration’s increased prioritization of compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020.

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  • 12 steps for mitigating a Medicare audit

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 457

    Abstract: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has created a position of Chief Data and Analytics Program officer for its Office of Inspector General. This suggests that the HHS is increasing scrutiny of Medicare data, with a corresponding increase of audits expected. This article suggests 12 steps to take to help mitigate an audit should one arise.

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  • How can you improve the telemedicine experience?

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 696

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the use of telemedicine to the forefront, a trend that will likely continue going forward. This article discusses some ways to help improve the telemedicine experience in physician medical practices. It highlights how important it is for physicians to clearly communicate to patients the services they can offer via telemedicine, while being straightforward about its limitations.

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  • Stay on top of medical practice challenges

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 765

    Abstract: As the economy continues to stabilize in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical practices find themselves in a new landscape characterized by increasing use of technology and telemedicine — and new models for providing services to patients. Although the circumstances are evolving, the same basic challenges tend to recur for physicians and others managing a medical practice. This article offers a look at common problems and ways to solve them.

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  • Setting the tone – Make sure your website reflects well on your practice

    Summer 2021
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 831

    Abstract: For a medical practice in 2021, a website is no longer a nice option — it’s a requirement. The COVID-19 pandemic has not only made it imperative for physicians to create ways to see patients virtually instead of in person, but also placed increasing emphasis on the practice website as an essential information source. This article looks at some of the features medical websites require to ensure effectiveness. A sidebar notes the importance of using marketing techniques on practice websites to attract and retain patients.

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