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Articles & Publications

Discounting Damages: How a Dollar Today is Worth More Than a Dollar Tomorrow

April 17, 2023 Valuation

When it comes to calculating economic damages in legal cases, financial experts are tasked with discounting lost profits to their net present value. But determining the appropriate discount rate can be a complex process that requires a deep understanding. Read More >>

When Assets are Divided: Goodwill in Divorce

February 24, 2020 Valuation

One of the most wearisome aspects of divorce is when there is a division of assets. While some marital assets are readily divisible, such as a joint bank account, other assets, such as ownership in a privately held business,. Read More >>

Business Interruption – 5 Pitfalls that can foul-up your claim

November 12, 2019 Valuation

To weather a business interruption, damaged businesses need to be made whole again as quickly as possible. Business interruption (BI) insurance – or business income insurance – is a type of insurance that covers the loss of income because. Read More >>

Shareholder Loans – The Real McCoy

As part of the appraisal process, the value of a shareholder loan is considered, which oftentimes leads to these loans being adjusted. Back in college, accounting 101 instructed us on the treatment of loans. Loans owed to the company. Read More >>

The Fraudulent Illusion of Early Revenue Recognition

Improper revenue recognition has long accounted for a substantial portion of financial statement fraud. By simply recording revenue early, a dishonest business seller trying to inflate the sale price or an employee under pressure to meet financial benchmarks can. Read More >>

The Enemy Within: How can you prevent employee fraud?

Occupational, or employee, fraud is an ongoing hazard to businesses’ bottom lines. It can take several forms from skimming to billing schemes, corruption, and asset misappropriation. In their 2018 Report to the Nations, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Read More >>

Fraud Prevention: What Works?

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) most recent Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, the typical organization loses 5% of its revenues to fraud each year. The median loss caused by fraud is. Read More >>