Helping lawyers understand business valuation since 1995
Many lawyers went to law school because of a love of language. But your clients who own businesses require that you understand finance, accounting, and business valuation to protect their interests. That’s where Business Valuation Resources comes in. Need to understand the essentials of business financial management and value? There’s only one current place to turn—Brian Brinig’s Finance & Accounting for Lawyers.
Need to find the precedential case law where private company value has been disputed now? Appraisers and attorneys alike turn to the exclusive BVLaw collection of 3,000+ cases and case abstracts concerning economic damages, lost profits, estate and gift tax, divorce, shareholder repression, partnership dissolution, securities litigation—and more.
New Offering! BVR is excited to announce our new webinar series: Quarterly Case Update: A One Hour Briefing. These sessions will review 6-10 of the most important business valuation cases from the preceding quarter and cover the short- and long-term implications for appraisers. attorneys, and other financial experts.
Dynetix Design Solutions, Inc. v. Synopsis, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 120403 (Aug. 22, 2013) At the recent AICPA conference in Las Vegas, plaintiff damages experts working on patent infringement cases repeatedly complained that courts were quick to...Read More
Alexander v. Alexander, 2013 Mich. App. LEXIS 1490 (Sept. 10, 2013) (slip op.) In a divorce case, the spouses retained experts to calculate the value of a small, agriculture-based business that the husband owned and operated during the marriage. The ...Read More
More than other taxpayers, Californians have felt the brunt of the Internal Revenue Code’s section 409A. This provision regulates the treatment of nonqualified deferred compensation for federal income tax purposes and mandates a 20% surt...Read More
In re Eastman Kodak Company, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 3325 (Aug. 15, 2013) Following Kodak’s petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a group of shareholders demanded an equity committee to represent its interests. To bolster its argument that the company...Read More
Deseret Management Corp. v. United States, 2013 U.S. Claims LEXIS 987 (July 31, 2013) Win the battle, but lose the war. In a taxpayer refund action that centered on a like-kind exchange, the Court of Claims was receptive to the IRS’s argument t...Read More
It’s not just the executors of the estates of Michael Jackson or J.D. Salinger that require the help of a qualified valuator, a recent article in the New York Times makes clear. Anyone owning a small business, an art collection, hard-to-value i...Read More
A.C. v. J.O., 2013 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3524 (Aug. 12, 2013) The price of New York real estate was one factor a divorce court in Brooklyn recently considered in deciding how best to value the wife’s dental practice. Two options were on the table: T...Read More
Ruggiero v. Ruggiero, 2013 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3698 (July 29, 2013) When a family dispute over the value of and rights to a New York kosher deli resulted in a stalemate, the court brought in valuation experts to determine the fair value of the business....Read More
Marine Travelift, Inc. v. Marine Lift Systems, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91268 (June 28, 2013) A recent Daubert case featured an expert whose assignment limited him to evaluating the damages projections the plaintiff had created and testifying to...Read More
Virnetx Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28223 (March 1, 2013) Virnetx is a small Nevada company with a reputation for litigiousness. In 2010, it sued multiple leading technology companies in federal court (E.D. Tex.), including Mic...Read More