Mark Welch, CTP, of MorrisAnderson
examines potential changes in
environmental regulations and
how regulations of the Obama
administration impacted the coal
industry. He points out that during
the Obama administration, the
Environmental Protection Agency
became one of the most powerful
rule-making agencies in the
government. How did these rules
benefit the country and at what cost?
Trump has already begun to roll back
many of the Obama initiatives.
Tamara McGrath, Amir Agam,
and John Yozzo of FTI explore
the implementation of a border
adjustment tax and its potential
impact on the retail sector.
The Trump administration has
indicated that it will be seeking
tax cuts, but how will this occur?
The article defines the calculation
of the BAT and reviews how it
changes the cost structure of
goods sold in the United States.
Joe D’Angelo from Carl Marks
Advisors reviews the higher
education sector. Over the past
10 years, for-profit education has
benefited from student access to
government loans. These loans have
grown extensively, but will new
Trump policies curb the availability of
those funds? Also, will Trump change
qualifications for the schools to be
able to access the loan programs?
As Bob Dylan wrote, “The Times
They Are a Changin’.” Over the
next four to eight years we will find
out if the “ultimate” Washington
outsider makes changes that
impact the United States going
forward and how those changes will
impact the restructuring world. J