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  • Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc. v. NuVasive, Inc. – Lost profits damages must be reasonable

    March / April 2016
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: This article reviews a 2015 patent infringement case in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a finding of infringement but decided that the plaintiff wasn’t entitled to recover lost profits damages sustained via three subsidiaries. The article explains the court’s reasoning in each of the three instances. The plaintiff wasn’t precluded from recovery altogether. The court ordered a new trial to determine reasonable royalty damages.

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  • Don’t be flippant with your FLP

    August / September 2014
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: For many wealthier individuals, family limited partnerships (FLPs) have become an estate planning basic. But the IRS continues to frequently challenge their validity in court, rejecting them as nothing more than disguised tax-avoidance vehicles. This article explains the benefits of an FLP, but also notes the rules that must be carefully followed to avoid a potential IRS challenge.

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  • New rules: Reverse mortgages get a makeover

    February / March 2014
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: With the growth in reverse mortgages has come attention from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which has announced major changes to the most common type of reverse mortgage: the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM). This article explains how reverse mortgages work, how HUD’s changes affect them and how these arrangements can be used in estate planning.

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  • How much is a business worth?

    April / May 2013
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: If a loan customer overextends itself by paying an inflated price for a business, there’s a good chance it will have a problem meeting its loan obligations. Rather than let that happen, an astute lender knows the importance of professional valuations and what goes into them. This article reviews some of the basics: the several meanings of value, the three approaches to valuing a business, and the importance of using a qualified appraiser.

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  • Mergers and acquisitions — The ins and outs of earnout provisions

    April / May 2012
    Newsletter: Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: Earnout provisions require business buyers to make future payments to their seller. Often used when the parties have trouble negotiating a sale price, earnouts require the company to achieve certain post-transaction financial targets. To be successful, such negotiations involve give and take as well as attention to detail. This article shows how earnouts work, and how their provisions should address certain contingencies that could affect the business’s ability to reach the agreed-upon milestones.

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  • While the going is good … How to negotiate a real estate lease

    Winter 2010
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: With more leasable office spaces than creditworthy tenants to take them, many landlords are offering lower rates and other incentives. A not-for-profit organization with good credit has a real chance of finding a more suitable — perhaps even larger — space with attractive lease terms. Conversely, if a nonprofit is currently in a space it loves, it’s probably a good time to try to negotiate better lease terms. This article looks at not only the costs that should be planned for, but many other considerations as well.

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  • Business improvement strategies – Benchmarking helps answer the tough questions

    Spring 2009
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 654

    Abstract: How are you? It’s a question asked all the time. But how often do contractors ask it about their construction businesses? In truth, they can’t know unless they ask some tough questions. This article explores one of the best ways to do so: by undergoing a process called “benchmarking.”

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