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Court Extols Expert’s Valuation Acumen

Matter of Adelstein v. Finest Food Distributing Co., 2014 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 2542 (April 16, 2014); 2011 N.Y. LEXIS ...
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How to value a holding company for BICG liability

Just as film critics predict that a movie they see today will be a contender in next year’s Oscar race, ...
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Valuing a Hypothetical Asset Renders Appraisal ‘Meaningless’

In Alli v. Commissioner, 2014 Tax Ct. Memo LEXIS 15 (Jan. 27, 2014), a taxpayer handed the IRS an easy ...
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GAAP ‘Not Controlling’ in Valuation

In re Flashcom, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171266 (Dec. 4, 2013) After an Internet business collapsed, the bankruptcy trustee ...
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Expert’s Royalty Calculation Invalidated

Rembrandt Social Media, LP v. Facebook, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 171127 (Dec. 3, 2013) In a patent dispute, the ...
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Failing to Yield ‘Actual Fair Valuation’

Surgem, LLC v. Seitz, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2491 (Oct. 16, 2013)  We are asked regularly to scale down ...
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Funding Strategy Afoul of Tax Regulations

Peek v. Commissioner, 2013 U.S. Tax Ct. LEXIS 13 (May 9, 2013) It’s not uncommon for aspiring business owners to ...
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Tax Court: 7.5 Percent or 30.6 Percent DLOM?

Estate of Koons v. Commissioner, 2013 Tax Ct. Memo LEXIS 98 (April 8, 2013) In connection with a major asset ...
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Proving Goodwill in Like-Kind Exchange

Deseret Management Corp. v. United States, 2013 U.S. Claims LEXIS 987 (July 31, 2013) IRS discovers DCF is a ‘double-edged’ ...
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