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  • Dissenting shareholders: What’s the fair value of the interest?

    January / February 2019
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: The Tennessee Supreme Court recently turned to case law from Delaware to decide on the appropriate method to value shares in appraisal rights actions. This article explains how the Delaware Block method works and why the state supreme court decided to allow “any technique or method that’s generally acceptable in the financial community and admissible in court.” Athlon Sports Communications v. Stephen Duggan, et al., No. M2015-02222-SC-R11-CV, June 8, 2018 Weinberger v. UOP, Inc., 457 A.2d 701, 712-13, Del. 1983

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  • Dissenting shareholders: What’s the fair value of the interest?

    January / February 2019
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: The Tennessee Supreme Court recently turned to case law from Delaware to decide on the appropriate method to value shares in appraisal rights actions. This article explains how the Delaware Block method works and why the state supreme court decided to allow “any technique or method that’s generally acceptable in the financial community and admissible in court.” Athlon Sports Communications v. Stephen Duggan, et al., No. M2015-02222-SC-R11-CV, June 8, 2018 Weinberger v. UOP, Inc., 457 A.2d 701, 712-13, Del. 1983

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  • Nonprofit accounting is different: Here’s how

    Fall 2018
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: Nonprofit board members who come from the business sector may not grasp the differences between nonprofit and for-profit financial reporting. This article provides a cheat sheet on how financial approaches and statements, particularly for assets and liabilities, differ.

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  • In construction, dispute resolution is a many-splendored thing

    November / December 2018
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: In the construction industry, disputes often arise between contractors and owners or with other parties. In such situations, construction companies may encounter a number of dispute resolution methods along with potential litigation. This article reviews these methods, providing key details about each.

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  • Get ready to put TCJA’s depreciation breaks into action

    September / October 2018
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: Taking full advantage of depreciation tax breaks is a time-honored tradition for construction company owners. And this year is no different — in fact, it’s even more potentially beneficial under the changes wrought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This article explores the latest details of Section 179 expensing and the bonus depreciation deduction.

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  • Being there – Site visits can take you beyond the numbers

    August / September 2018
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: Financial statements, strategic plans and other financial documents provide essential information about the health and prospects of borrowers’ businesses, but to really understand a company’s operations, a lender needs to see what’s happening first-hand. This article shows how site visits can provide essential information about borrowers and help lenders detect problems before distress symptoms appear on their customers’ year-end financial statements.

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  • Contractor controlled insurance may suit some growing companies

    Summer 2018
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: A contractor controlled insurance program (CCIP) can enable construction companies to more closely manage how a given project is covered. But whether implementing one is worthwhile depends on a variety of factors. This article explains how a CCIP works and examines the risks vs. benefits.

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  • Take time to plan your dealership’s future

    Spring 2018
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: Strategic planning is key to a business’s long-term viability. But amidst the grind of daily operations, many dealership owners can’t or don’t take the time to do it. This article spotlights some specific ways to engage in strategic planning that can help drive ongoing success, including targeting the competition, surveying vehicle stock and performing a business analysis.

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  • Year end is an ideal time to review your estate plan

    Year End 2017
    Newsletter: Insight on Estate Planning

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: As of this writing, it’s still anybody’s guess as to whether Congress will enact major tax reform legislation affecting federal gift and estate taxes. This situation casts a large shadow over estate planning at the end of 2017 and how to proceed for 2018. Nevertheless, a year-end review of one’s estate plan is recommended. This article details what areas of a plan to focus on.

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  • Refining your nonprofit as it grows – Shape the future of your organization in its middle years

    August / September 2017
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: A not-for-profit’s growth stage — beginning two or three years after formation and continuing until maturity at around age 7 — isn’t without challenges. But this period also comes with a sense of accomplishment and the opportunity to refine and expand the organization. This article explores some of the issues facing a nonprofit at this stage, including possible mission adjustment, strategic planning and staff expansion.

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  • Secret to success: Fostering innovation

    August / September 2017
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: One way to ensure a company’s sustained profitability and growth is to make innovation a priority. In an April 2017 survey, two-thirds of those business owners who experimented with new business practices to provide their customers with additional goods or services say they’re doing well. This article discusses how business owners can encourage innovation, including holding brainstorming sessions and working across departments. The article notes that these practices and others can ensure companies remain flexible and responsive to changing conditions and market demands.

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  • Determining the value of human capital

    September / October 2016
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: A trained, skilled and innovative workforce able to work as a team to achieve strategic goals is worth its weight in gold to any employer. There are many circumstances, such as business combinations, divorce or shareholder disputes, in which companies might find it useful to determine the value of this intangible asset. This article explains how valuation professionals can provide objective market data and financial analysis to help support a human capital appraisal.

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  • Even small deals may face antitrust actions

    August / September 2016
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: Before entering into M&A negotiations, buyers need to ensure that their proposed transaction is unlikely to trigger antitrust enforcement actions from regulators. This article explains why even smaller deals may face antitrust challenges and offers tips for discouraging them — for example, being clear about the transaction’s business purpose and avoiding cross-border deals.

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  • Dissension in the ranks – Embrace the healthy changes that come with new talent

    August / September 2016
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: It’s common for borrowers to feel blindsided when a key person, such as a top manager, CEO, CFO or lead salesperson, unexpectedly resigns. The effects often trickle down the organization, impacting morale and productivity. This article explains how proactive owners implement a game plan to facilitate the transition and minimize disruptions. Eventually, if a strong replacement is found, the change can revitalize operations and make the borrower stronger than ever.

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  • Social Security loopholes close, but options remain open

    June / July 2016
    Newsletter: Insight on Estate Planning

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA) closed two popular loopholes for future Social Security benefits. As a result, certain retirees may now realize less in the way of benefits during their lifetime and leave a smaller nest egg for their heirs. But astute planning can still maximize the Social Security benefits retirees are entitled to receive during their retirement years. This article examines how the BBA affects Social Security payments.

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  • There are new rules for partnership audits

    June / July 2016
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed into law in November 2015, substantially changes the way the IRS may audit partnerships and, unless they’re not treated as partnerships for tax purposes, multimember limited liability companies. This article discusses adjustments that business owners will need to make at the partnership level because of the revised audit rules as well as new procedures that are now required by most partnerships.

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