NEW YORK (August 15, 2019) — Kostelanetz & Fink is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers in America has recognized six of its attorneys in its 2020 edition. The Best Lawyers in America (2020 edition), released August 15, 2019, recognizes the firm’s attorneys in the areas of Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law, Commercial Litigation, and Criminal Defense: White Collar. The annual list is based on a peer review process and reflects the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their peers within the same geographical regions and practice areas, according to the Best Lawyers website.
Yoram Keinan moderated the panel "The New Hedging Standard and its Business Drivers" at the Financial Instruments: The Way Forward conference
Business leaders helped the FASB shape the new hedge accounting standard to better align rules with corporate risk management, reflect the economic results of hedging in financial statements, and simplify hedge accounting treatment. This panel highlighted examples of business drivers behind the changes and how companies are faring post-adoption.
- Jon Howard, Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
- Animesh Jaiswal, Hedge Accounting Derivatives Specialist, Bloomberg LP
- Larry Lu, Director Global Technical Accounting, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Moderator: Yoram Keinan, Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink