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Remembering Our Friend & Partner, Eugene “Gene” Elias

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our partner and dear friend, Eugene “Gene” Elias. We are so fortunate to have had Gene and his family as part of our Mercadien family for almost 30 years. He was a friend, mentor, advisor, and role model to many of us, and he…

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Webinar Replay: Why You Should Validate Your CECL Model

Mercadien’s Financial Institutions Services Group hosted a complimentary webinar “Why You Should Validate Your CECL Model” Thursday May 12, 2022 from 1-2:30 PM.   Presenters Joseph Galdo, CPA, CAMS, CFE, CERP, Director & David Healey, Supervisor reviewed the CECL readiness and model validation process, as well as considerations and best practices relating to CECL. During the webinar,…

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Webinar Replay: Surviving to Thriving: Employer Considerations in a Changing Employment Market

Mercadien’s Nonprofit & Human Services & Private Company Services Groups hosted a complimentary webinar “Surviving to Thriving: Employer Considerations in a Changing Employment Market”.   Presenters, Christina M. Reger, Esq., Founding Partner, Law Offices of Christina M. Reger & Kate Cione, Vice President of Strategy, The O’Connor Group provided insight on the most common challenges in the employment…

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Estate Planning After the 2021 Tax Change Countdown (That Didn’t Happen)

If you remember in the Fall of 2021 lots of scary tax law changes came roaring out of the House Ways and Means Committee including significant changes that impacted estate planning. The biggest threat was the reduction of the $11.7 million estate and gift tax lifetime exclusion that many estate planners were hoping would still…

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American Heart Association Recognizes Mercadien For Workplace Health Achievement

Scientific, evidenced-informed tool rates, recognizes workplace health programs and workforce well-being. The results of the American Heart Association’s 2021 Workplace Health Achievement Index were announced on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 and Mercadien achieved national Silver recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and well-being for its workforce. The American Heart Association’s…

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Mercadien Webinar Replay: M&A Series Pt. 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Business Through the Sales Process

Lee Boss, Managing Director of Mercadien, Valentina Midura, Senior Managing Director of BDO Capital Advisors, Kevin Hoyle, CEO of B2B Gateway & Nicholas San Filippo IV, Partner of Lowenstein Sandler LLP presented a webinar, M&A Series Pt. 3: Maximizing the Value of Your Business Through the Sales Process on Tuesday, November 2nd along with moderator Frank…

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Webinar Replay: Not-For-(Their)-Profit: Prepare Your Organization for the Inevitable Cyber Attack

Mercadien’s Nonprofit & Human Services Group hosted a webinar in partnership with Armour Cybersecurity, Not-For-(Their)-Profit: Prepare Your Organization for The Inevitable Cyber Attack, on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 presented by David Chernitzky, Co-Founder of Armour Cybersecurity.  During the webinar, he went over: The latest cyber threats jeopardizing your security, privacy, and identity. The anatomy and…

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Tax Alert: House Ways & Means Committee Releases Proposed Tax Changes

On Wednesday, September 13th, the House Ways & Means Committee released legislative text containing a number of significant tax change proposals. One proposed change affects the use of Grantor Trusts for estate planning purposes. This change would affect the future funding of life insurance trusts and could result in life insurance within life insurance trusts…

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NJ Funding Alert: Additional $235 Million in Small Business Relief

On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed six bills, which provide additional assistance to small businesses that continue to struggle with the economic effects of the pandemic. The bill package provides $235 million to small businesses, allowing the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to fulfill all eligible applications submitted during…

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Mercadien Webinar Replay: Strategies for Business Continuation Part 3: Business Protection

In association with Source Advisors, Lee Boss, CPA, MBA, CGMA, Managing Director & Chair of Mercadien’s Private Company Services Group and Ross Karp, CLTC, Founder of 3P Insurance Services presented the third and final installment of a 3-part mini series, Strategies for Business Continuation on Wednesday, May 26th.  Michael Warady, CFP, Regional Director of Source…

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