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The Cross-Functional Impact of the New Lease Accounting Standards

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

1/29/18 5:08 PM

FASB lease accountingWe are often asked if the new lease accounting standards are a real estate management or an accounting problem. The answer is yes! In fact, those aren’t the only groups that will be affected. The new standards have a much more far-reaching impact than most changes to accounting rules, so folks across the organization will need to step up to the plate to tackle this difficult challenge. Here are some functions to consider.

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Topics: FASB, Lease Accounting

Top 7 FASB Lease Accounting Software Priorities

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

1/2/18 6:23 PM

As we usher in the new year, many organizations are turning their attention from the implementation of the new FASB revenue recognition standards to the new lease accounting standard. Time is running short, and many accounting and real estate teams are finding that compliance will be more challenging than initially expected.

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Topics: FASB

FASB Moves to Simplify Lease Accounting Mandate

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

12/1/17 5:13 PM

This week, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) decided to attempt to reduce costs and decrease the challenges associated with implementing the board’s new lease accounting standard (FASB ASC Topic 842). The announcement contains some potentially good news for AMTdirect customers. 

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Topics: FASB

Steve Madden Selects AMTdirect's Lease Administration and Accounting Solution

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

11/15/17 8:06 PM

AMTdirect welcomes Steve Madden to our client community. We are delighted to have been selected to help the firm streamline lease administration and accounting ahead of the new lease accounting reporting requirements scheduled to go into effect next year.

Steve Madden, is a publicly traded company based in Long Island City, New York. Founded by designer and businessman, Steve Madden. The high-fashion, rock-and-roll inspired brand designs and markets shoes and accessories for women, men and children. The company's brands include Steve Madden, Steven by Steve Madden, Madden Girl, Freebird by Steven, Stevies, Betsey Johnson, Betseyville, Report Signature, Report, Big Buddha, Wild Pair, Cejon, and Mad Love. 

There are approximately 120 Steve Madden stores across the United States, and 250 in over 65 countries.

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Topics: Customers

AMTdirect and Luminate Capital Announce Strategic Investment

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

11/8/17 12:50 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AMTdirect, LLC ("AMTdirect"), a leading provider of lease administration and lease accounting solutions, today announced it has received a strategic growth investment from Luminate Capital Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm.

AMTdirect provides contract management solutions for real estate professionals and lease administrators that efficiently organize all lease and related information in a fully automated system that integrates with ERP and accounting systems.  AMTdirect's SaaS platform provides businesses with anytime access to their full property inventory, lease information, contracts, and associated expenses and revenues.  Currently, AMTdirect's SaaS platform covers real estate and equipment lease contracts that generate over   $40 billion   in global accounts payable payments annually.
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Topics: Leadership, AMTdirect Team, Press Releases

AMTdirect Takes on the Movember Challenge

Posted by Amber Bigler Newman

11/1/17 5:55 PM

The AMTdirect team loves to take on a challenge for a worthy cause, and what could be more worthy than men’s health? That’s why we’ve joined the Movember movement to bring attention to some of the biggest health issues faced by men: cancer, mental health, and suicide prevention.

What’s Movember?

Like many great things, Movember got its start in a pub. In 2013 Travis Garone and Luke Slattery sat down for a pint in a quiet bar in Melbourne, Australia.  They noted that the mustache had become a fashion “don’t.”  They found 30 guys willing to try to change that by growing as much mustache as possible during November.

Inspired by the mustache's ability to generate a conversation, the group decided they could use their annual grooming gag to make a difference. In 2014 Adam Garone registered the Movember Foundation to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA).

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Topics: AMTdirect Team

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