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  • Valuation matters in liquidation

    January / February 2022
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Both financially distressed businesses and buyers considering acquiring a company in bankruptcy require the expertise of an experienced business valuation professional. These experts can help owners make informed decisions about their troubled company’s future and maximize liquidation proceeds. This article explains how business valuation professionals can provide buyers with accurate appraisals of distressed businesses and their assets.

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  • Valuation matters in liquidation

    January / February 2022
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Both financially distressed businesses and buyers considering acquiring a company in bankruptcy require the expertise of an experienced business valuation professional. These experts can help owners make informed decisions about their troubled company’s future and maximize liquidation proceeds. This article explains how business valuation professionals can provide buyers with accurate appraisals of distressed businesses and their assets.

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  • Defining and implementing the role of a medical assistant

    Fall 2021
    Newsletter: Rx for Practice Management / Practice Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Medical assistants (MAs) typically engage in a broad range of activities within a medical practice. They may perform clinical duties, such as taking medical histories and explaining treatments to patients. They also often perform administrative duties, such as answering the phone, welcoming patients, using computer applications, and updating and filing medical records. This article explains how an MA can contribute value to a medical practice.

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  • A look at the Roth IRA five-year rule

    November / December 2021
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: To ensure that Roth IRA withdrawals are tax- and penalty-free, it’s critical to comply with the so-called five-year rule. This article reveals that there are actually two separate five-year rules: One for withdrawals of earnings and one for withdrawals of converted principal. It explains why the rules can be hard to follow.

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  • Sign your plan document, warns the IRS

    June / July 2021
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: When the IRS audits a retirement plan, it expects the sponsor to produce a plan document and amendments that have been signed by the relevant fiduciaries. Except under extraordinary circumstances, an unsigned plan document won’t suffice. This article highlights a recent IRS “advice memorandum” issued by its general counsel’s office out of concern that sponsors might misinterpret a Tax Court ruling in which the IRS was told it could accept some unsigned documentation, reversing a decision by the IRS to disqualify a plan whose sponsor failed to produce a signed plan document during an audit.

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  • ABLE accounts and special needs trusts – 2 options for families with disabled loved ones

    November / December 2019
    Newsletter: Estate Planner

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: For those with a family member who’s disabled, estate planning can be difficult. Two options to consider are a special needs trust (SNT) or a Section 529A account, often referred to as an ABLE account, because it was created by the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. This article details the pluses and minuses of an SNT and an ABLE account.

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  • Vehicle charging station patents short-circuit under Alice analysis

    October / November 2019
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: The U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals continues to wield the so-called Alice test to knock down patents for abstract ideas. This article reviews one such decision, in which the court explained that abstract ideas aren’t patent-eligible in the absence of an inventive concept that makes a claim “significantly more” than just the abstract idea — and the underlying abstract idea can’t provide that inventive concept. ChargePoint, Inc. v. SemaConnect, Inc., No. 18-1739, March 28, 2019, Fed. Cir.

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  • Valuing distressed companies

    May / June 2019
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Struggling businesses face different financial challenges than healthy ones do. This article discusses how business valuation experts factor these differences into their estimations when valuing troubled companies.

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  • Valuing distressed companies

    May / June 2019
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Struggling businesses face different financial challenges than healthy ones do. This article discusses how business valuation experts factor these differences into their estimations when valuing troubled companies.

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  • Nonprofits: You too could fall victim to a celebrity scandal

    Summer 2018
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Celebrity spokespeople can help raise awareness of a charity’s mission, attract new audiences, generate donations and change public opinion on a subject. But as fallout of the #MeToo movement has shown, nonprofits can also be hurt by association with a disgraced celebrity. This article talks about how to handle celebrity-related PR disasters — and prevent them from happening in the first place.

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  • Oops, we did it again! Avoid these 4 common finance-function mistakes

    Spring 2018
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Most nonprofits are understandably laser-focused on their mission, and other, seemingly less-critical matters may fall between the cracks. But if the finance function doesn’t receive the attention it deserves, the organization runs the risk of IRS penalties, reputational damage and lost revenue. This article lists four common mistakes related to managing the finance function.

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  • Harnessing the power – Powers of appointment beneficial in an uncertain estate planning environment

    September / October 2017
    Newsletter: Estate Planner

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: There are a variety of tools one can use to build flexibility into an estate plan. A power of appointment is simply a provision in an estate plan that permits another person to determine how, when and to whom certain assets in the estate or trust will be distributed. This article explains how a “holder” of a power of appointment can help ensure estate planning objectives are met.

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  • Plan for the long term: Invest in IT

    Spring 2017
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Wise investments in information technology (IT) can be key to a hospital’s survival — helping it stay on top of changing requirements and ensuring it thrives in the long term. This article explains IT best practices and suggests several strategies for making the most out of IT investments, such as ensuring the IT system is interoperable with existing systems and confirming data ownership within the hospital.

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  • Youth sports leagues vulnerable to fraud

    Year End 2016
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Youth sports leagues are among the nonprofits that are particularly vulnerable to fraud. This article suggests some simple controls that could make organizations less susceptible to fraud; bolstering an organization’s defenses by launching protective measures is discussed.

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  • Share information and resources with a joint appraisal

    September / October 2015
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: A joint appraisal occurs when the parties involved in a lawsuit or a business transaction come together and agree to hire a single expert. Facilitating information sharing can be useful in some situations, including divorces and shareholder disputes. This article explains some of the benefits — as well as potential pitfalls — of using a joint appraiser.

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  • The pressure is building on improving quality

    Winter 2014
    Newsletter: Healthcare Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 575

    Abstract: Whether it’s from the Joint Commission or the CMS, a medical facility may be slapped with various payment penalties if it doesn’t participate in quality initiatives (QIs) for the Reporting Hospital Quality Data for Annual Payment Update program. Fortunately, there are several strategies it can employ to help keep in good standing with the reporting entities. This article discusses several of them.

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