Valuation and Litigation Advisory News Links – June 2016

Posted on Monday, June 6, 2016 by

Get caught up on what’s happening in the valuation and litigation advisory profession.

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Income Tax Refund Fraud: So Simple It’s Scary

Posted on Thursday, October 30, 2014 by

With so much focus in the news about debit and credit card fraud, it’s easy to overlook the rapidly growing economic crime of income tax refund fraud. It’s easy to think about it as something that happens only to other people, but the truth is, there are victims young and old, in every social and […]

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The Art of Pricing a Forensic Investigation: What Will Your Fraud Examination Cost?

Posted on Monday, October 13, 2014 by

In my earlier blog, I addressed the skill of the fraudulent employee. In today’s blog, we’ll look at fraud from the perspective of the client based upon a fraudulent employee’s actions. Determining what a fraud examination will cost is nearly an impossible task – if not totally impossible. When meeting with a prospective client, or […]

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Selling Your Business: 5 Reasons Why You Need an Expert Valuation

Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2014 by

In my last blog, “Why Net Working Capital Must be Considered in Transactions,” we looked at the potential purchase or sale of a business. Today, we’ll focus on the selling side. Selling a company can be a daunting task for a small business owner.  With countless legal experts, consultants, bankers and accountants from which to […]

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The Insanity Workout and Accounting for Stock Option Modifications

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by

I feel like every Saturday morning when I wake up and turn on the TV, I see infomercials for the Insanity workout.  Developed by fitness guru Shaun T., the commercial boasts that the workout’s “max interval training” can completely makeover your body in 60 days.  Having a toddler at home, the only free time I […]

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How Does Risk Impact the Required Rate of Return?

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by

Here is the short answer:  risk and the required rate of return are directly related.  As risk increases, the required rate of return increases.  As risk decreases, the required rate of return decreases.  Let’s take a closer look at what that means and how it affects the value of a company. Be careful not to […]

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Control is worth its weight in Ari Gold?

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2013 by

When Ari Gold, a character from the HBO critically acclaimed series “Entourage”, was negotiating the purchase of the McQuewick Agency with Terrence McQuewick, Ari’s former boss and sworn enemy, Terrence was offering to sell the Agency to Ari without the consent of Terrence’s other partners.  It was obvious that Terrence didn’t obtain his partners’ approval […]

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Buyers and Sellers Can Bridge Gap With Earnouts, But Must Know Accounting Rules

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by

I’m pretty sure my first experience with earnouts came at the lunch table with my buddies in grade school. “I bet you I can throw my sandwich wrapper into the trash can from here.” “Oh yeah?” “Yeah. I’ll bet you a dollar.” “You’re on.” While transaction earnouts involve many more dollars than my story, as […]

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Valuation & Litigation Advisory Insights: May 2013

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013 by

This month's issue of Valuation & Litigation Advisory Insights includes the following articles:    Free E-Book: Accounting, Tax & Valuation Considerations When Issuing Stock Options    Being a Valuation Analyst Is Like Playing Quarterback    When Divorce Enters the Picture – A Qualified Valuation Expert Can Make a Huge Difference If you have any questions […]

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