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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

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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 March / April2017   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 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 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 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 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

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