VLB May / June 2020 Spotlight on Patent Infringement, How to Value “Profits Interests” in LLCs, Cost Approach: Taking the Balance Sheet to a Different Level, The Challenges of Valuing Promissory Notes
VLB March / April 2020 Daubert Challenges: Communication with Experts is Key to Avoiding Exclusion, Valuing Synergies in M&A, Beware the Pitfalls of Using EBITDA Multiples, Stephanos v. Stephanos: Personal vs Enterprise Goodwill in Divorce
VLB January / February 2020 6 Common Valuation Pitfalls in Shareholder Agreements, How Financial Experts Can Help in Divorce, Estate of Jones: Valuing Gifts of LP Interests in Income-Producing Real Estate, AICPA Finalizes Fair Value Guidance for Investment Companies
VLB November / December 2019 3 Reasons to Use Valuation Pros in Estate Planning, Beware of Forensic Accounting Issues When Calculating Lost Profits, Telfer v. Telfer: Discount for Lack of Marketability Upheld on Appeal, How do Non-operating Assets and Liabilities Affect Business Value?
VLB September / October 2019 To Tax Affect or Not to Tax Affect, The Cost of Capital Counts!, Searching for Hidden Assets and unreported Income in Divorce, Adjusted Deal Price or Unaffected Market Value – Delaware Supreme Court Reverses “fair value” Ruling
VLB July / August 2019 Industry Experience is Key When Valuing Professional Practices, Quality Counts in M&A Due Dilligence, How to Value a Start-up Business, Namerow v. Pediatricare Associates: When was That Buyout Provision Last Updated?
VLB May / June 2019 Loss-of-Value Damages Upheld Despite Survival of Business, Close-up on Goodwill in Divorce Cases, Valuing Distressed Companies, Beyond Georgia-Pacific: How Market Data can be Used to Calculate Reasonable Royalty Damages
VLB March / April 2019 Verition Partners Master Fund Ltd. v. Aruba Networks, Inc. – Court Turns to Stock Price as Best Evidence of Fair Value, Buyer Beware – Hire a Business Valuation Pro to Help With Due Diligence, How to Calculate Terminal Value, Warning: Expert Admissibility Standards May Vary
VLB January / February 2019 Differentiating Active v. Passive Appreciation in Divorce, Dissenting Shareholders: What’s the Fair Value of the Interest?, Market Approach – How to pick a Relevant Pricing Multiple, A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words – Why Valuation Experts Use Visual Aids
VLB November / December 2018 Consider Tax Reform When Valuing Pass-through Entities, 5 Steps to Calculate Lost Future Earnings, Tax Law Change Draws Attention to Owners’ Compensation, Mifflinburg Telegraph, Inc. v. Criswell – Which is Appropriate: Lost Profits or Lost Business Value?
VLB September / October 2018 Fight Fraud With Active Detection Methods, D. Allen Hornberger v. Dave Gutelius Excavating, Inc. – Owners Dispute Buyout Provision of Shareholders’ Agreement, Will Your Expert Pass the Daubert Test?, Beyond Cryptocurrency – Blockchain Could Revolutionize the Legal Industry
VLB July / August 2018 FAQs About Valuing Customer Relationships, Lightbox Ventures, LLC v. 3rd Home Limited – Expert Report Excluded Due to Unsupported Assumptions, What’s in a Name – Quantifying Damages for Reputational Harm, What are the Three Levels of Value?
VLB May / June 2018 What does the new tax law mean for business valuations, Identity crisis: How experts identify alter ego companies, Patent apportionment: Don’t double count damages!, Valuing divestitures and spinoffs.
VLB March / April 2018 Expert independence: Interfere at your own risk, Adjusting owners’ compensation in business valuation, How do valuations and calculations differ?, Harness the power of social media in litigation
VBL January / February 2018 How to protect expert testimony from Daubert challenges, Quantifying lost profits for business interruption claims, Taxes matter – Plan ahead to minimize liabilities in damages litigation, Experts battle over value of law firm in New Jersey divorce
VLB November / December 2017 Using data analytics to help prevent and detect fraud, Got IP? Value it with the relief from royalties method, Court rejects compensation expert’s “results oriented” approach, Spotlight on damages – Experts shouldn’t assume causation
VLB September / October 2017 Why experts insist on touring a company’s facilities, Boo! Solving the mystery of the phantom employee, The case of the disappearing discount – Big picture considerations prevail over complex methodology, Know the perils of financial testimony by owners and employees
VLB July / August 2017 Small changes, big impact: The growth rate is an important part of lost profits estimates, How HIPAA affects lawyers and their experts, In re Marriage of Cheng: Recent case addresses double dipping debate, Building a fraud case
VLB May / June 2017 Questions to gauge marketability – or lack thereof, Owners compensation: What’s reasonable for C corporations?, FASB simplifies the test for goodwill impairment, Uncovering hidden assets and income in divorce cases
VLB March / April 2017 Know the differences between fair market value and fair value, Avoiding pitfalls when estimating lost profits, Forecasts vs projections: What’s the difference, Experts can help reduce headaches in reduction-in-force cases
VLB January / February 2017 How much is a minority interest in an S corporation worth?, Tax court slashes value of FLP interest, Making a federal case out of trade secrets, ACFE report: Awareness can help fight fraud
VLB November / December 2016 Follow the Money: How lifestyle analysis reveals the truth, What can a rebuttal report do for you?, Fair value case addresses a mix of valuation issues, Framing damages – Financial experts put punitive damages in context
VLB November / December 2016 Follow the money: How lifestyle analysis reveals the truth; What can a rebuttal report do for you?; Fair value case addresses a mix of valuation issues; Framing damages – Financial experts put punitive damages into context
VLB September / October 2016 Proving lost profits with “reasonable certainty”; Where’s the money? – Ensuring fair outcomes in divorce cases; Reasonable compensation – IRS job aid offers guidance; Qualified settlement funds provide significant tax advantages
VLB July / August 2016 When can an expert consider subsequent events?; The ins and outs of control and marketability; Redstone v. Commissioner – Timing is critical when relying on arm’s-length stock transactions; Valuing synergy: When a risk-based approach works
VLB May / June 2016 Effective royalty audits start with the license agreement; Achieving a fair settlement in divorce; Sweat the small stuff – How to detect and prevent expense reimbursement fraud; What’s in a domain name? – Determining the value of an Internet address
VLB March / April 2016 Discounted cash flow: Handle with care; Finding the value of a noncompete agreement; Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. v. NuVasive, Inc. – Lost profits damages must be reasonable; Benefit of-the-bargain vs. out-of-pocket – Calculating damages in fraudulent misrepresentation cases
VLB January / February 2016 Uncharted territory – Recovering lost profits for a new or unestablished business; Business valuations for SBA 7(a) loans: What’s required?; Statistics and big data play a supporting role in litigation; Avoid costly disputes with a buy-sell agreement