West Virginia Supreme Court Eliminates NPRI Pooling Consent

On May 31, 2017, the West Virginia Supreme Court issued an opinion eliminating the need for nonparticipating oil and gas royalty interest owners to consent ... read more >

Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball for Education

Enrollment in Pennsylvania and Ohio postsecondary institutions declined approximately 1.9% and 0.5% in the spring of 2017 compared to the spring of 2016, ... read more >

Remember - Demos are Fringe Benefits

As we come out of tax season, we always encounter a few things that are worth following up with our automotive clients. Demonstrators (“demos”) ... read more >

PCAOB Expands Disclosures in Auditor's Report

Doug Morally contributed to this article. On June 1, 2017, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) adopted a new auditor reporting standard ... read more >

PROCUREMENT STANDARDS UPDATE - Additional One-Year Grace Period Granted

In March, I wrote an article reminding everyone that the U.S. Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) procurement standards deferral period had concluded ... read more >

Trump's Budget Eliminates the Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Trump administration recently released its first full budget, and while overall spending remains relatively unchanged, it’s clear the administration ... read more >

Could robots be the end of the retail worker?

Retail

By Patrick Kerns

Robotics have been disrupting manufacturing for decades now in the form of automating tasks that are either cumbersome, labor-intensive or repetitive. ... read more >

Pittsburgh's Energy Efficiency is Ranked 17th out of 51 U.S. Cities

In recent news, the Trump administration has made it clear that the United States intends to withdraw from the Paris Climate Treaty (United Nations Framework ... read more >

Pittsburgh Robotics Market

On Tuesday, May 23, Schneider Downs was a co-sponsor of a moderated panel discussion on the future of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), and particularly, ... read more >