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  • Protecting yourself from opportunistic fraud

    July 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis this year has created ample opportunities for dishonest individuals and criminal organizations. This article suggests various protective actions to take to avoid becoming a victim.

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  • How can KPIs help boost your bottom line?

    July / August 2020
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Key performance indicators (KPIs) are concrete measurements of your dealership’s financial performance that can be used to gauge progress toward goals. In the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, keeping accurate relevant metrics on aspects of a dealership’s performance is more important than ever. This article walks readers through customizing their metrics and discusses some of the best ways to communicate them at dealerships.

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  • How can KPIs help boost your bottom line?

    Summer 2020
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Key performance indicators (KPIs) are concrete measurements of your dealership’s financial performance that can be used to gauge progress toward goals. In the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, keeping accurate relevant metrics on aspects of a dealership’s performance is more important than ever. This article walks readers through customizing their metrics and discusses some of the best ways to communicate them at dealerships.

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  • Control risk with a comprehensive ERM program

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Business owners can’t eliminate all risk factors. But they can manage their company’s risk profile by implementing an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) program. This article explains how financial experts can help business owners adopt an integrated approach to assess and manage fraud risk.

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  • Shot down – Photogs lose DMCA case over metadata removal

    Year End 2018
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: More than two decades after its enactment, portions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) continue to confound both copyright holders and accused infringers. What, for example, must a copyright holder establish to win a lawsuit over removal of copyright management information (CMI)? This article looks at a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decision that provided some clarity on the issue in a case involving digital photographs. Stevens v. CoreLogic, Inc., No. 16-56089, June 20, 2018, 9th Cir.

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  • Dissecting the role of the forensic accountant

    July / August 2018
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: When people hear the term “forensic science,” they usually think “CSI.” When they hear the term “forensic accounting,” they often don’t know what to think. This article explains how forensic accounting experts can help attorneys investigate, develop and prove their cases.

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  • How will new accounting rules affect the valuation process?

    May / June 2018
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), two new accounting rules on revenue recognition and leases will soon go into effect for public companies. (Private companies get an extra year’s reprieve.) This article explains that these changes could have a major impact on how business valuation professionals evaluate financial statements, apply pricing multiples and estimate a company’s cost of capital.

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  • 8 tips for creating your own survey

    Winter 2017
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: An organization that wants to survey its members, donors or other constituents for feedback on a program or project, but hasn’t created a survey before, shouldn’t fret. It just needs to keep in mind certain rules, and the rest will follow. This article contains eight tips for writing an effective survey.

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  • Too many investment options may increase litigation risk

    Year End 2016
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Giving plan participants a wide range of investment options is a good thing — but only to a point. That’s one of multiple allegations in recent class action lawsuits filed against several prominent universities. This article reviews recent litigation, and offers a cautionary note for plan sponsors who offer a high number of investment options.

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  • Should your powers of attorney be springing or nonspringing?

    October / November 2016
    Newsletter: Insight on Estate Planning

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: A power of attorney (POA) is an important component of an estate plan because it provides details for making critical financial and medical decisions if a person becomes incapacitated. This article defines a POA and explains the difference between a springing and nonspringing POA.

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  • No clear-cut answers to the tax-affecting dilemma

    March / April 2015
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

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    Abstract: Pass-through entities — such as partnerships, S corporations and limited liability companies — aren’t subject to corporate-level income taxes. Instead, their income “passes” onto the shareholders’ personal tax returns based on their respective equity interests in the company. But is this favorable tax treatment valuable in the eyes of hypothetical investors? Tax-affecting remains a controversial topic that requires careful consideration when one is valuing these types of businesses. This article discusses how different courts have been handling the issue.

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  • How to protect your retirement future in an up-and-down economy

    September / October 2014
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: To ensure that one’s retirement nest egg doesn’t crack, it’s critical to abide by several retirement plan fundamentals — especially in today’s uncertain economy. This article looks at the importance of maintaining a cash reserve, contributing to a retirement plan, properly managing taxable accounts, and obtaining long-term disability insurance.

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  • Corporate annual meetings are important

    August 2014
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

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    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Although most people view the requirement of an annual Board of Directors meeting as a necessary evil, it doesn’t have to be a waste of time. For example, in addition to being a first step in making sure the corporation is respected as a separate legal entity, an annual meeting can be used as an important tool to support a company’s tax positions. As this article explains, a well-drafted set of minutes outlining the officers’ responsibilities, skills, and experience levels can significantly reduce the risk of an IRS challenge, while providing documentation to support loans and other actions the Board may have taken.

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  • 5 steps to valuing a business

    May / June 2014
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Valuators use a variety of analytical techniques and possess different qualifications. But a common denominator is the process that everyone uses to value a business. This article describes the five steps a valuator undergoes: 1) agreeing on engagement parameters, 2) requesting documents, 3) undertaking fieldwork, 4) preparing the report, and 5) providing expert testimony.

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  • You reap what you sow – Patent exhaustion defense doesn’t stir Supreme Court

    October / November 2013
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: After a farmer went to great lengths to devise a complex planting and harvesting practice to evade the terms of a licensing agreement, the seed manufacturer sued him. Although the farmer had violated the license terms by planting the purchased seed over eight seasons instead of just one, he claimed that he was protected by the “patent exhaustion” doctrine, which gives the purchaser of a patented article, or any subsequent owner, the right to use or resell that article. This article explains why the Court rejected that defense — at least in this case.

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  • Can financial experts testify on hedonic damages?

    July / August 2013
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 621

    Abstract: Over the years, it’s become quite common for plaintiffs in wrongful death and serious personal injury cases to seek “hedonic damages” — that is, damages intended to compensate for the loss of enjoyment of life. Although hedonic damages are widely accepted, the issue of whether financial experts should be permitted to quantify these damages remains controversial. This article discusses attempts that have been made to put a value on human life, along with the objections they’ve raised.

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