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  • [Infographic] Global Mid-Market M&A Starts the Year with a Whimper
    June 21, 2017
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  • [Gifographic] Changes Driving Risk Sensitivity for REITs in 2017
    June 19, 2017
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  • 2017 BDO RiskFactor Report for REITs
    June 19, 2017
    Download PDF Version The 2017 BDO RiskFactor Report for REITs examines the risk factors in the most recent 10-K filings of the largest 100 publicly traded U.S. real estate investment trusts; the facto …
  • Capital Scarcity and Falling Real Estate Values High on REITs’ Risk Radar
    June 19, 2017
    After the Federal Reserve kicked off its long-awaited rates hike program in December 2016, REITs are bracing for the impact of multiple interest rate increases and evaluating their ability to effectiv …
  • Hold on to Your Hats: Regulatory, Tax & Accounting Changes Accelerate
    June 15, 2017
    After a tumultuous 2016 general election cycle, risks tied to the installation of the new presidential administration are cited by more than 4 in 10 REITs (44 percent).  Some elaborated, pointing to r …
  • Tech & Cybersecurity: A Whole New Ball Game for REITs
    June 15, 2017
    Technology risk has been a persistent thorn in REITs’ sides, as operational and competitive threats penetrate every segment of the real estate market. From an operational perspective, REITs’ reliance …
  • Nonprofit Standards, A Benchmarking Survey
    June 12, 2017
    Introduction Each of the 1.5 million nonprofits registered in the U.S. is a unique entity with a specific mission, but they all face a common set of dynamic challenges. Although the country at large h …
  • PErspective Newsletter – Spring 2017
    June 9, 2017
    Download PDF Version Table of Contents Silent Cyber Risks Are Heightened Within the Private Equity Industry  BDO Knows International Private Equity: Spotlight on Argentina A Private Equity Fund Advise …
  • [Gifographic] Nonprofit Standards, A Benchmarking Survey
    June 9, 2017
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  • Human Resources
    June 8, 2017
    Employee Satisfaction Issues With limited resources, recruiting and retaining top quality talent continues to be an obstacle for nonprofits—with compensation cited as the top employee satisfaction iss …
  • Strategic Planning
    June 8, 2017
    Operating Reserves Loss of revenue can be devastating for nonprofits, and 40 percent of organizations list it as a concern for their board. To supplement a potential loss, organizations should maintai …
  • Scope & Impact
    June 8, 2017
    On average, 79.3 percent of organizations’ expenditures went toward program-related expenses. Forty percent of organizations spent between 80 to 89 percent on program-related activities, and one quart …
  • Operations
    June 8, 2017
    Revenue The majority (70 percent) of organizations surveyed experienced a revenue increase in their last fiscal year. While 63 percent of public charities experienced revenue increases, 26 percent rep …
  • Governance
    June 8, 2017
    Effective governance practices are critical for nonprofits of all sizes, and a key element of these practices is limiting conflicts of interest. To determine where potential issues may arise, many org …
  • Survey Methodology and Respondents
    June 8, 2017
    Nonprofit Standards is a national benchmarking survey of 105 nonprofit organizations, conducted in partnership with The NonProfit Times, across a variety of sectors with revenue above $10 million as o …