News

Gary Roland Quoted in Compliance Week: Valuation Specialists Rise to Financial Reporting Challenge
Companies can expect to see some shifting in how valuation specialists produce and document valuations underpinning financial statement assertions as the profession adapts to increasing demands for consistency.

Rosemary Fanelli Quoted in The Street: CFPB Faces More GOP Criticism, But Not Enough to Kill It
Rosemary Fanelli, Managing Director in the Compliance and Regulatory practice, was quoted in an article for The Street, a gripping piece on the current state of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Christopher Bakewell Recognized in the IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2017 Guide
Duff & Phelps Managing Director Chris Bakewell has been recognized by IAM as a top global patent professional. The IAM Patent 1000 has become the definitive directory exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading patent services providers and expert witnesses.

Insights

What to Know Before Going into Arbitration
Managing Directors Scott Davidson and Carl Jenkins explain arbitration risks and trade-offs. In the chapter, Davidson and Jenkins underscore that, while arbitration has compelling advantages over litigation, it requires a high degree of foresight and planning to be successful. The commonly understood advantages to arbitration may become disadvantages for unwary parties who don’t fully comprehend the various trade-offs between arbitration and litigation.

Transfer Pricing Times - June 2017
68 jurisdictions participated in the signing ceremony of the Multilateral Convention; the IRS signs three new competent authority agreements; the IRS increases its use of data analytics in case selection; the Indian Revenue Board revised safe harbor rules; and the Australian Taxation Office issued Practical Compliance Guideline 2017/8.

Valuation Insights: Second Quarter 2017
In this edition of Valuation Insights we discuss the results of a Duff & Phelps study which analyzed more than 3,000 fairness opinions filed with the SEC over a ten-year period ending in 2016.