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Merger talks with Partners go on after Harvard Pilgrim CEO’s abrupt departure

Merger talks with Partners go on after Harvard Pilgrim CEO’s abrupt departure

Boston Business Journal | CEOs traditionally play important roles in the merger discussions involving other health care systems throughout the state. But experts say whether Schultz’ departure hurts or helps a merger depends on his role in the conversations up to this point. “If the former CEO Eric Schultz was a driving force, this could slow things down significantly or cause Harvard Pilgrim to reconsider or rethink their strategy,” said... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ David Consigli Earns Patent Valuation Credential

AAFCPAs’ David Consigli Earns Patent Valuation Credential

AAFCPAs’ Director of Business Valuation Services, David Consigli, Jr., CPA, ABV, CPVA, CDFA has been awarded the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA) credential issued by the Business Development Academy (BDA). Dave was awarded the CPVA credential in recognition of his earned expertise in valuation of emerging technologies, negotiating licensing agreements for maximum returns, advanced patent valuation, and calculating damages resulting from patent infringement. In deriving the value of a patent,... continue reading

AAFCPAs’ Jack Finning to Moderate Panel for Private Company Business Owners

AAFCPAs’ Jack Finning to Moderate Panel for Private Company Business Owners

The New England Chapter of the Exit Planning Exchange (XPX New England), in collaboration with the world renowned Northeastern University Center for Family Business, is presenting an educational workshop on March 27th for the benefit of private company business owners moderated by AAFCPAs Partner Jack Finning, CPA, CGMA.  Jack will lead this interactive discussion on Finding the Right Advisors, where attendees will walk away with tangible steps they can take... continue reading

AAFCPAs Presents: How the Tax Act Will Impact Business Owners, an Educational Workshop for XPX New England

AAFCPAs Presents: How the Tax Act Will Impact Business Owners, an Educational Workshop for XPX New England

AAFCPAs’ Partner Richard Weiner, CPA, MST will present an educational workshop on February 27th for Exit Planning Exchange (XPX New England) members on how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) will impact business owners. The biggest tax overhaul in more than two decades has officially been signed into law, and businesses are scrambling to figure out what this means for their bottom line, workforce, and more. Rich will... continue reading

AAFCPAs David Consigli to Present at Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council Forum

David Consigli, Jr., CPA, ABV, AAFCPAs’ Director of Business Valuations, will serve on a collaborative law panel discussing “Growing the Pie: Introducing Experts Who Create Value for Clients.”  This session is part of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council’s (MCLC) Networking & Educational Forum on Cultivating Collaboration: The Changing Faces of Collaborative Law (CL), scheduled for Friday, May 12th. Divorce cases that include family business ownership in the couple’s portfolio (or... continue reading

You’ve named a successor for MP. Now what?

You’ve named a successor for MP. Now what?

AccountingToday | Jack Finning, CPA, CGMA comments on Succession Planning trends, saying: “it is critical for [organizations] to develop a plan that allows the business to continue in an efficient way and one that appeals to young leaders…”

Don’t Let a Generation Gap Derail your Succession Plan

Experience and expertise are two leadership qualities that business owners and CEOs earn after decades of managing through their industry. Baby Boomers who have grown their company and see retirement in the near future may be wary that the next generation – often those of Gen X or the Millennial set – approaches leadership from a different angle.  Handing off their life’s work to a successor can be an emotionally... continue reading