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Partners, colleagues and clients, there has been no shortage of headlines making 2022 yet another unique year. With the onset and persistence of the War in Ukraine, global threats of inflation, challenges to women’s rights in the US, whispers of instability amongst the largest streaming service providers, and acquisitions of social media platforms that could… Read more

Kingston Smith Barlevi would like to congratulate all our clients who recently received awards at this year’s British Arrows. The 2021-2022 awards were held on Thursday, March 31st and recognized innovation, bravery and artistry of moving image advertising. It’s our privilege to work with and support these outstanding Production Companies whose work both defines and… Read more

Ukraine – Help & Guidance As Kingston Smith Barlevi is a member of the Moore Global Network, and with strong ties to the UK and Europe, we would like to provide an update to our clients and colleagues regarding the horrible events taking place in Ukraine. The situation in Ukraine shows little sign of abating… Read more

Our partner, Steven Barlevi, has been an accountant for the better part of four decades, and he’s spent most of it working with clients in the entertainment and media business. We sat down with Steven to look back on the industry and the clients that helped put the firm on the map in Los Angeles…. Read more

On September 13, the House Ways and Means Committee issued a proposal outlining some increases and changes to current tax provisions. It has not been confirmed that these provisions will become law, however it’s important that individuals be prepared if they do. Individual Income Tax Increase in Individual Tax Rates to 39.6% (from 37%) This… Read more

As we enter the final quarter of this most unique and challenging year, we’d like to take a moment and issue an update from our Kingston Smith Barlevi Partners. We at KS Barlevi have navigated this pandemic beside you and want to again remind you that we are here for you should any financial planning… Read more

Get the report here. This issue covers many topics for businesses and media companies alike, including: International Expansion Changing Your Business Model A View of the Ad Industry What is MarTech? Traveling on a National Interest Exemption Business Outlook from the Advertising Producers Association and more! An introduction to the report, from Graham Tyler Welcome… Read more

A few weeks ago, we sat down (virtually) with Graham Tyler, Partner at Kingston Smith Barlevi and Chairman of Moore Kingston Smith, to get a sense of the process when a UK Executive wishes to enter the US. For that full interview, click here. After being restricted from entering the US for more than a… Read more

In the last seven years, media and entertainment companies have done more than USD$700 billion in industry-shifting M&A deals, however that appears to be changing. After unprecedented transactions resulting in megamergers like Walt Disney and 20th Century Fox or AT&T Inc. and Time Warner, companies are now looking at small to medium sized deals as… Read more

London & Partners’ Mayor’s International Business Programme (MIBP) and Moore Kingston Smith today announced a strategic partnership to help London-based scaleups achieve their international growth ambitions. The new partnership will provide programme members with access to one of the leading UK firm of accountants and business advisers to support them on their scaling journey. Since… Read more

May 2022 | Spring Update from the Partners

08.06.22

Partners, colleagues and clients, there has been no shortage of headlines making 2022 yet another unique year. With the onset and persistence of the War in Ukraine, global threats of inflation, challenges to women’s rights in the US, whispers of instability amongst the largest streaming service providers, and acquisitions of social media platforms that could… Read more

April 2022 | Congratulations to Our Clients, Award Winners at British Arrows

07.04.22

Kingston Smith Barlevi would like to congratulate all our clients who recently received awards at this year’s British Arrows. The 2021-2022 awards were held on Thursday, March 31st and recognized innovation, bravery and artistry of moving image advertising. It’s our privilege to work with and support these outstanding Production Companies whose work both defines and… Read more

March 2022 | An Update from Our Partner, Graham Tyler

15.03.22

Ukraine – Help & Guidance As Kingston Smith Barlevi is a member of the Moore Global Network, and with strong ties to the UK and Europe, we would like to provide an update to our clients and colleagues regarding the horrible events taking place in Ukraine. The situation in Ukraine shows little sign of abating… Read more

Managing Your Media and Entertainment Business in LA and in London Q&A with Partner, Steven Barlevi

07.12.21

Our partner, Steven Barlevi, has been an accountant for the better part of four decades, and he’s spent most of it working with clients in the entertainment and media business. We sat down with Steven to look back on the industry and the clients that helped put the firm on the map in Los Angeles…. Read more

Proposed Changes to Tax Provisions That Could Impact Some Individuals

21.10.21

On September 13, the House Ways and Means Committee issued a proposal outlining some increases and changes to current tax provisions. It has not been confirmed that these provisions will become law, however it’s important that individuals be prepared if they do. Individual Income Tax Increase in Individual Tax Rates to 39.6% (from 37%) This… Read more

October 2021 | A Final Quarter Update from The Partners

21.10.21

As we enter the final quarter of this most unique and challenging year, we’d like to take a moment and issue an update from our Kingston Smith Barlevi Partners. We at KS Barlevi have navigated this pandemic beside you and want to again remind you that we are here for you should any financial planning… Read more

Moore Media 360: A Report to Help You Start Planning for the Year Ahead

28.09.21

Get the report here. This issue covers many topics for businesses and media companies alike, including: International Expansion Changing Your Business Model A View of the Ad Industry What is MarTech? Traveling on a National Interest Exemption Business Outlook from the Advertising Producers Association and more! An introduction to the report, from Graham Tyler Welcome… Read more

What UK Executives Should Know When Traveling to The US on a National Interest Exemption Certificate (Part 2)

20.08.21

A few weeks ago, we sat down (virtually) with Graham Tyler, Partner at Kingston Smith Barlevi and Chairman of Moore Kingston Smith, to get a sense of the process when a UK Executive wishes to enter the US. For that full interview, click here. After being restricted from entering the US for more than a… Read more

From Megamergers to “Micro” Mergers in Media and Entertainment

04.08.21

In the last seven years, media and entertainment companies have done more than USD$700 billion in industry-shifting M&A deals, however that appears to be changing. After unprecedented transactions resulting in megamergers like Walt Disney and 20th Century Fox or AT&T Inc. and Time Warner, companies are now looking at small to medium sized deals as… Read more

Mayor of London’s International Business Programme Partners with Moore Kingston Smith to Support Scaleups

04.08.21

London & Partners’ Mayor’s International Business Programme (MIBP) and Moore Kingston Smith today announced a strategic partnership to help London-based scaleups achieve their international growth ambitions. The new partnership will provide programme members with access to one of the leading UK firm of accountants and business advisers to support them on their scaling journey. Since… Read more

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