posts tagged as Risk

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | April 16, 2019

Earnouts: Seller and Buyer Beware

Earnouts—an increasingly relied upon tool within an M&A transaction—help bridge the gap between a Seller’s expectation and a Buyer’s perception of the current state of the Seller’s business. But as a particularly challenging... read more

By Greg Schu | February 04, 2019

How Restaurants Can Mitigate PCI-Related Cyber Risks

The expanding role of consumer data means the threat of cyber-attacks and data breaches, along with the consequences of such events, are growing increasingly pronounced. The restaurant industry is no exception, with several high-profile... read more

By Clark Schweers | September 21, 2017

Getting Back to Business After a Natural Disaster

As businesses assess the damage and move on following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there are several risk management factors to keep in mind after these storms, and to prepare for future events. read more

By Jeff Tubaugh | May 25, 2017

Webinar Recap: Today's Top Restaurant Insurance Issues: Traps, Gaps and Cyber

Insurance is an important business aspect many people don’t think about until they have a claim. At that point, they may realize their policy contains exemptions that result in lack of coverage. When evaluating insurance policies, it’s... read more

By Carrie Shagat | May 27, 2016

Accounting Aftermath of a Restaurant Bankruptcy

Imagine this: After dreaming of a fantastic new concept, you and some friends decide to bring the idea to life by opening a restaurant. read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | March 08, 2016

In Focus: Cybersecurity Risk for Restaurants

During our recent technology advisory restaurant CFO roundtable held in Cincinnati, Ohio, our team had the pleasure of networking with industry finance executives and gleaning great insights into the issues keeping restaurant owners and... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | December 14, 2015

Why Should Restaurants Embrace Transparency in Management?

As Jack Stack says in his book, The Great Game of Business, the more employees know about their company, the better the company will perform. He goes on to outline the goal of open book management: to teach people how to... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | October 19, 2015

Protecting Restaurants from the Unexpected

The restaurant and manufactured food industry is notoriously risky. Owners and executives must carefully consider all the risks associated with everything from their restaurant concepts  to... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | August 10, 2015

Is Your Restaurant PCI Compliant?

Last week, BDO’s Maurice Liddell presented a webinar on PCI compliance and the ways restaurants can prepare for changes to data security requirements around the processing of payment... read more

By Restaurant Practice Leaders | July 24, 2015

How the Restaurant CFO Role is Evolving

Until recent years, a restaurant CFO job description required accounting experience, street smarts and good character.  read more