Discount Rate Analysis Requires Expert’s Subjective Judgments

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 19 No. 7
Legal and Court Case Update
July 2013
3559 Special Industry Machinery, NEC
331318 Other Aluminum Rolling, Drawing, and Extruding
contract

Jack Tyler Engineering Co. v. Colfax Corp.
2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51603
April 10, 2013
US
Federal Court
Tennessee
United States District Court
Dr. Ralph Scott (plaintiff); Z. Christopher Mercer (defendant)
Cleland

Summary

In Daubert ruling, court says expert’s lost profits calculation based on discounted cash flow (DCF) method is reliable; plaintiff’s expert properly determined discount factor based on identified sources and made permissible judgment calls based on his exp ...

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Jack Tyler Engineering Co. v. Colfax Corp.

In Daubert ruling, court says expert’s lost profits calculation based on discounted cash flow (DCF) method is reliable; plaintiff’s expert properly determined discount factor based on identified sources and made permissible judgment calls based on his exp ...