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  • The other part of the due diligence story

    June / July 2010
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 667

    Abstract: In the due diligence process, financial and legal documents are central to understanding any company’s story. But buyers also must investigate their target’s operations to uncover potential deal-breaking issues. Operational due diligence generally can be divided among three key areas — marketing and sales, production, and administration — and this article lists some of the more important documents to request from the seller.

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  • Fiscal sponsorship Q & A

    Spring 2010
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 667

    Abstract: An organization may be too new — or too small — to have obtained its tax-exempt status. Or, if it’s well-established, it may have an opportunity to expand its programs by joining forces with a smaller or newer organization. In either case, fiscal sponsorship is a structural arrangement with another organization that might be worth considering. This article answers some questions about this special relationship, including how the arrangement works and possible pros and cons for the sponsor.

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  • Associate compensation – From lockstep to performance-based

    Spring 2010
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 667

    Abstract: Law firms increasingly are moving away from the historic lockstep compensation model to a new system that recognizes individual performance and results in variable progression and compensation. There are a variety of factors driving this change, but the transition to a new system can run into such hurdles as lack of planning, a weak evaluation process, and a continued focus on traditional metrics. But the necessary planning and structural changes shouldn’t deter a firm from making the transition to a performance-based system.

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