The Lawyer's Business Valuation Handbook

Understanding Financial Statements, Appraisal Reports, and Expert Testimony

Author: Shannon P. Pratt

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781570738296

Category: Law

Page: 472

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This is a practical guide that will help lawyers and judges assess the qualifications of a business appraiser and the reliability of the information presented, and will enable them to work with valuation issues more efficiently and effectively.
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Exam Prep for: The Lawyers Business Valuation Handbook

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 800

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Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (such as goods and services). This book provides over 2,000 Exam Prep questions and answers to accompany the text The Lawyers Business Valuation Handbook Items include highly probable exam items: Performance, Auction, Industrial Revolution, Industrial Revolution, leadership, Supervisor, jury, Initiative, corporation, standardization, Payment card, Walt Disney, recruitment, Payment system, and more.
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Business Valuation and Taxes

Procedure, Law, and Perspective

Author: David Laro,Shannon P. Pratt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471709956

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

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Disputes over valuation issues fill the court's dockets and forgood reason, fair market valuations are required frequently by thelaw. The authors believe that approximately 243 sections of theCode and several thousand references in the Regulations explicitlyrequire fair market value determination. Consequently, taxpayersfile an estimated 15 million tax returns each year reporting anevent involving a valuation related issue. It is no mystery,therefore, why valuation cases are ubiquitous. Today, valuation isan important and highly sophisticated process. Valuators needlegitimate guidance to perform their work. The objective of thisbook is to provide knowledge, and guidance to those who do thevaluations as well as those who are affected by them. This unprecedented text provides: Clear guidance and perspective on business valuation from twoof the nation’s top authorities, Hon. David Laro and DrShannon Pratt. Insightful perspective and discussion on critical issues,procedures and law pertaining to business valuation. An overview of business valuation procedures Law and techniques of Fair Market Value Opinion from the Hon.David Laro and Dr. Shannon Pratt who express their unique andcritical views. The business valuer with everything from the basics to thesophisticated. From definitions to valuing complex businessinterests, what you need to know about business valuation. Everything from empirical market evidence to credible expertbusiness valuation testimony discussed and analyzed by the Hon.David Laro and Dr. Shannon Pratt.
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The Lawyer's Guide to Buying, Selling, Merging, and Closing a Law Practice

Author: Sarina Butler

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590319321

Category: Law

Page: 215

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This book is a valuable resource for information on things to consider before and during the process of buying, selling, closing, and merging a law practice. The guide provides advice and tips on: the advantages of buying and selling a law practice; the ethical aspects of acquiring a law practice; valuation of a law firm; tax consequences of retiring a partner's interest in a law firm taxed as a partnership; merging law firms; selling a niche practice; business responsibilities in closing a law practice; the ethical aspects of winding down a law practice; file preservation; and ending client and employee relationships. The guide includes handy checklists, forms, and sample letters as well as several Rules from the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
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Business Valuation Discounts and Premiums

Author: Shannon P. Pratt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470485453

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 504

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Business Valuation Discounts and Premiums SECOND EDITION Discounts and premiums do not just affect the value of a company; they play a crucial role in influencing a host of other factors and conditions that can make or break a deal. When it comes to business valuations, it's the business appraiser's responsibility to be intimately knowledgeable with every aspect of discounts and premiums: the different types, the situations when they may or may not apply, and how to quantify them. In this newly updated edition of Business Valuation: Discounts and Premiums, Shannon Pratt—one of the nation's most recognized and respected business valuation consultants—brings together the latest collective wisdom and knowledge about all major business discounts and premiums. Addressing the three basic approaches to conducting a valuation—the income approach, the market approach, and the asset approach—Shannon Pratt deftly and logically details the different discounts or premiums that may be applicable, depending on the basic valuation approach used, and how the valuation approaches used affect the level. Clearly written and thorough, Business Valuation: Discounts and Premiums, Second Edition provides business appraisers, accountants, attorneys, and business owners with an arsenal of information for their professional toolkit that can be applied to every major evaluation case they might face in any deal. This updated edition features timely, comprehensive coverage on: Strategic acquisitions Extensive empirical data Pre-IPO marketability discount studies Merger and acquisition negotiations, empirical evidence from completed transactions, and positions taken by courts in litigations Strategic acquisition premiums Studies on minority discounts Detailed, authoritative, and complete in its coverage, Business Valuation: Discounts and Premiums, Second Edition gets to the core of one of the more complex challenges faced by business appraisers, and arms readers with the understanding and techniques needed to successfully meet and exceed their job expectations.
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A Reviewer's Handbook to Business Valuation

Practical Guidance to the Use and Abuse of a Business Appraisal

Author: L. Paul Hood, Jr.,Timothy R. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470603402

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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Thorough guidance and detailed analysis of the valuation business engagement Discussing the practical aspects of business valuation that arise in the context of a tax valuation, this book provides you with detailed analysis of the valuation business engagement process. Detailed discussion is included of various cases outlining errors that appraisers have made in appraisal reports, as well as in-depth discussion of the current appraisal industry issues that are impacting tax valuations. Examines concepts and topics including level of value, the role of estate planners in the business valuation process, the use of appraisers in estate planning and litigation, and the appraiser identification/selection process Provides insight into the nature of the major appraisal trade associations Offers insights into preventing errors from getting into appraisal reports This helpful guide provides you with the detailed discussion you need on the various business valuation standards that have been promulgated by the Appraisal Standards Board as well as several appraisal trade associations.
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The Handbook of Advanced Business Valuation

Author: Robert F. Reilly

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071379038

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

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International cost of capital...blockage discounts . . . valuation issues unique to ESOPs...specific valuation issues for sports teams...capital structure in emerging growth companies...methods for calculating equity risk premiums...These days, understanding the complex issues in advanced business valuation requires a team of experts. The HANDBOOK OF ADVANCED BUSINESS VALUATION is your team of valuation experts—nationally recognized practitioners and legal minds from across the country who provide authoritative answers and innovative solutions to your most perplexing valuation questions. Structured in a user-friendly, general-to-specific arrangement, The HANDBOOK OF ADVANCED BUSINESS VALUATION represents a broad cross section of the latest conceptual thinking on the subject. Only in this thought-provoking volume will you find: Abstracts and interpretations of recent empirical studies in lack of marketability, blockage, and more; In-depth treatment of specialized valuation issues from many industries—including healthcare, technology, and sports franchises; Lucid, intuitive explanations of complex and esoteric procedures for intercompany transfer pricing analyses and ad valorem property tax appraisals. Like its predecessor volume VALUING A BUSINESS—which covered basic business valuation concepts and practices in authoritative, all-encompassing fashion—The HANDBOOK OF ADVANCED BUSINESS VALUATION provides a new benchmark of advanced, contemporary discussions for investors and experienced business valuation practitioners. Valuation experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Willamette Management Associates, Arthur Andersen, American Appraisal Associates, and more combine their expertise in this well-written, thoughtful, and convincing reference—one with absolutely no close rival in the flourishing field of business valuation and security analysis.
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Family Advocate

A Practical Journal by the ABA Family Law Section

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Domestic relations

Page: N.A

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Business Valuation

A Primer for the Legal Profession

Author: Jeffrey M. Risius

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590317464

Category: Law

Page: 196

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Written by valuation experts, this guidebook will provide the fundamentals of business valuation. It will serve as a reference for lawyers who deal with business valuation and appraisal issues in their practices but with a less technical approach, which is especially helpful for professionals who do not have an in-depth financial background.
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Guide to Business Valuations

Author: Jay E. Fishman,Shannon P. Pratt,J. Clifford Griffith,D. Keith Wilson,Stanton L. Meltzer,Mark W. Wells,Eric G. Lipnicky

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780764616129

Category:

Page: N.A

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Contains technical guidance and practice aids for performing business valuations, including engagement and representative letters, practice aids, worksheets, checklists, and drafting forms.
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