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October 2020
Are Your Videoconferences Secure?
Rebecca Fitzhugh, SobelCo
Coronavirus and the social distancing required to help contain its spread have caused the rapid expansion of the use of videoconferencing as a business tool, replacing in-person meetings and travel. Of course, this has been accompanied by a corresponding increase in the exploitation of security gaps in videoconferencing platforms by malicious actors seeking access to sensitive data..
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On September 30, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final guidance on the changes made to the deductibility of meals and entertainment expenses as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which was passed in late 2017.

Changes Made
In tax years prior to 2018, 50% of all meals and entertainment expenses were generally deductible so long as they were considered to be an ordinary and necessary business expense and were not lavish or extravagant in nature. But for the tax years beginning in 2018, the TCJA separately modified the deductibility for “entertainment expenses” and “food and beverage expenses.”
Spotlight - COVID Impact
In 1993 when David Barnett and Gregg Alwine (who joined him in 2001) first launched Corsis, they had an idea that they expected would lead to creating a sustainable business that would continue to grow stronger with every challenge that came their way. Over the years, from the dot.com crash to the horrific 9/11 tragedy to the recession of 2008, and every other political or natural disaster that arrived on the scene, each time they faced a situation, they learned from it.
November 5, 2020
"Looking at Mergers and Acquisitions Through a Global Crisis Lens" Webinar
November 10, 2020
Executive Women's Leadership Breakfast
November 19, 2020
Young Professionals Networking