Staying ahead of the curve: analysis and trends from industry experts.


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November 19, 2020

Three Steps to Surviving a Maze or Sodinokibi/REvil Ransomware Attack

When faced with a Maze, Sodinokibi/REvil, or other modern ransomware attack, three key preparations can make the difference between a rapid recovery and a highly disruptive experience: backups, logging, and incident response planning. Ankura’s Incident Response Team has found that when these preparations are in place and properly configured, our clients can be operational in days instead of weeks or months.

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November 18, 2020

A Step (Change) in the Right Direction

Mark Surguy (Partner, Weightmans) and Johnny Shearman (Professional Support Lawyer, Signature Litigation) contributed to this article. This article…

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November 16, 2020

How Hot-tubbing is Shifting the Paradigm

This article was originally published in the September 2020 issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine. Although in legal circles…

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November 3, 2020

Special Situations M&A: Transacting Imperfect Assets

Tactical tips for transacting businesses and assets. In the past nine months, we have noticed a value disconnect…

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October 20, 2020

Risk Assessment and Mitigation Approach for Falls Prevention and Ageing In Place Concepts

Coauthored by Cheryl Ben-David Over the last decade, multiple national health organizations and philanthropic organizations have addressed the…

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October 8, 2020

Art Not Science: Accounting for Transactions Under Regulatory Scrutiny

Internal financial investigations can lead to the identification of accounting transactions that may prompt a correction, restatement, or reclassification. Jean-Michel Ferat and Kim Kolar discuss practical recommendations for tracking, recording, and documenting the remediation of current transactions under investigation.

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October 1, 2020

Considerations for the Use of Digital Forensics and Related Expert Services in Intellectual Property and Trade Secret Matters

When and how a forensic expert is engaged can make or break a case. Making sure you get…

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September 14, 2020

Is Your Business Resilient Enough? Lessons Learned from 2020 So Far

What can a company’s leaders do now to plan and make lasting improvements to the resilience of their operations? We examine key lessons learned in 2020 and consider how we may prepare for future risk.

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September 10, 2020

Fairness Opinions and Private Equity Transactions

Financial sponsors, including private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds encounter situations where the financial fairness of a…

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September 8, 2020

Data Study: Purchase Price Allocations of Software Companies

Ankura is pleased to present the findings of our analysis of the allocation of the purchase price for transactions involving software and IT services companies during 2019 by U.S.-based acquirers.