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California Vaping Executive Order: The Bad (and Good) News for Cannabis Businesses

by Linda Hurley, Assurance Partner and Leader of the MGO | ELLO Alliance Governance, Risk and Compliance Advisory Practice.  On September 16th, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-18-9,…

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Cybersecurity Culture: Empowering Your Employees

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by Joshua Silberman, IT / Cyber Security Consultant, MGO Technology Group Are your employees comfortable telling leadership about a potential problem at your company? Now ask yourself, are they comfortable…

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Credential Harvesting: What You Need to Know about this Emerging Cyber Threat

by Karl Kispert, Managing Director, MGO Technology Group For many years, malware viruses have been the go-to tool for cyber attackers – and as a result, cybersecurity protocols and training…

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High Earning Celebrities Must Manage Their Finances like a Fortune 500 Company

As discussed in previous articles, Athletes and Entertainers in Film and Television find themselves in one of the riskiest financial brackets. There’s a lot of mitigating circumstances that can lead…

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The Growing Financial Crisis Facing Professional Athletes

The life of a professional sports athlete seems glamorous and spectacular from the outside. The money, the meteoric rise to fame, the cars, the mansions, the clothes, endorsements and general…

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Going Public in Canada

What You Need to Know To Go Public in Canada Denied access to many fund-raising avenues, US-based cannabis businesses are going public in Canada to generate the capital that fuels…

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Cannabis Tax Alert: How a 280E Ruling Will Affect Your Bottom Line

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Tax Code Section 280E is one of the biggest obstacles cannabis business owners and operators face when trying to turn a profit. The cannabis industry in the US has been…

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10 Things Government Contractors Need to Know About Tax Reform

The $1.5 trillion new tax law represents the most sweeping change to tax code in a generation. Tax reform of this magnitude will have broad implications for government contractors. While…

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Cannabis Tax & Payment Guide for California

Critical Information for Paying Cannabis Taxes in California Now that the legal adult-use cannabis market in California is open, cannabis business owners and operators are currently navigating a complex system…

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Guidance for Government Contractors Implementing Revenue Recognition Standards

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In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) issued the new revenue recognition standard: Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. This revenue standard will supersede…

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