Seeking Alpha in divorce valuations

BVWireIssue #135-1
December 4, 2013

Equitable distribution in divorce requires apportioning active and passive appreciation in marital estate value during the course of the marriage. Ashok Abbott, Ph.D., will present a session, Seeking Alpha: Apportioning Active and Passive Appreciation in Equitable Distribution Actions in Divorce, at NACVA’s 2013 Advanced Matrimonial Litigation Symposium in Las Vegas December 13-14. This presentation analyzes the current practices and introduces a statistically rigorous measure (Jensen’s Alpha) that has been used in attribution of fund-manager performance to financial analysis in divorce.

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