Deadline for New Jersey’s Annual Pay-to-Play Disclosure is Approaching: Is Your Company Ready to File?

Does your company do business with New Jersey government entities? Does your company make political contributions to New Jersey political recipients? Does your company have a political action committee/continuing political committee that is active in New Jersey? Do your officers, directors, partners or their spouses make political contributions to New Jersey recipients? If you answered View Article →

Bias in the Boardroom, What to Say When You Hear the Unexpected

As a Human Capital Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion Leader and Executive Coach for more than 20 years, I’ve sat in boardrooms with Fortune 1000 executives, boards of directors and leadership teams from across various industries and backgrounds. While the topic and tone of these discussions vary from company to company, leader to leader and meeting View Article →

New Jersey Expands Family Leave Insurance and Related Laws

On February 19, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law A3975, which significantly expands New Jersey’s paid family leave insurance program (“PFLL”) and temporary disability benefits law. By way of background, the PFLL has been in place since 2008 and currently provides eligible employees with benefits for up to six (6) weeks of qualifying family leave. View Article →

Prognosis Looks Good for Healthcare M&A in 2019

After a robust 2018, healthcare M&A in the midmarket should continue to show strong signs of life in 2019. This year, one of the real focus areas for M&A activity will be specialty services, including dermatology, ophthalmology, fertility, orthopedics, and gastroenterology. ASCs and multispecialty medical groups are also on the radar screen. Niche areas within View Article →

The Worst Time To Sell A Privately Held Business

“When is the best time for me to sell my company?’ – a question we have heard time and time again from business owners. “says Achim Neumann, President, A Neumann & Associates LLC, a New Jersey based Mergers & Acquisitions advisory and Business Brokerage firm, “And the question becomes even more important in the current economic cycle.” View Article →