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Paper examines cost of capital for banks

A new paper analyzes the cost of capital for banks during the financial crisis and in relation to the Dodd-Frank Act and Graham-Leach-Bliley Act.

Market research for the cannabis industry

Business appraisers who are valuing firms in the cannabis industry have a new resource for market research: The State of Legal Marijuana Markets, which is published by ArcView.

Valuation of power plants

A paper published in the European Journal of Operational Research examines the valuation of renewable, conventional, and storage power plants.

‘Breaking Bad’ in the Business Valuation Profession

The increasing use of calculation engagements seriously compromises the valuation profession’s historical standards of reliability and independence.

BVU News and Trends July 2018

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

New resource for valuation of cannabiz

The Cannabis Industry Accounting and Appraisal Guide is a new book from Canna Valuation, a firm devoted to the licensed and regulated cannabis industry.

‘Breaking Bad’ in the BV profession

Just like the character in the hit drama series, some good appraisers are going “bad” by doing calculation engagements—dubbed “valuation meth” by Michael Paschall (Banister Financial Inc.) in a new article.

Read this case before writing your next valuation report

Not long ago, we were at a conference where the speaker asked the audience whether anyone was familiar with the Gallagher case.

Hints of optimism in the apparel industry

Although e-commerce keeps chipping away at traditional brick-and-mortar retail, “hints of optimism have emerged within the sector,” according to the Duff & Phelps “Quarterly Apparel Report” for spring 2018.

CEOs see moderate growth in U.S. economy

A survey from KPMG finds that, even though CEOs are highly confident about the U.S. economy, only moderate growth is predicted.

Appeals Court Validates Trial Court’s Reliance on Calculation of Value

Appeals court rejects claim that expert’s value determination pursuant to a calculation engagement rather than a valuation engagement was unreliable; trial court properly considered limitations inherent in a calculation engagement when crediting expert’s value estimate, appeals court says.

Rohling v. Rohling

Appeals court rejects claim that expert’s value determination pursuant to a calculation engagement rather than a valuation engagement was unreliable; trial court properly considered limitations inherent in a calculation engagement when crediting expert’s value estimate, appeals court says.

LEI points to robust growth throughout 2018

Despite the volatility in the stock markets and the weakness in housing construction metrics, the Leading Economic Index increased 0.6% in February, which marked the fifth consecutive month of gains for the index, according to the latest monthly Economic Outlook Update (February 2018 issue).

ASA BVers convene in Houston for the Advanced BV Conference

The conference sessions were an excellent mix of theory and practice—ideas that you can use in your practice right away.

Damodaran puts high value on narrative

"In a good valuation, the numbers are bound together by a coherent narrative, and storytelling is kept grounded with numbers," says Dr. Aswath Damodaran (Stern School of Business, New York University).

Exclusive survey reveals industry research sources of choice

IBISWorld and RMA are the two sources valuation experts cite most for industry research, according to a BVR exclusive survey.

Mock trial highlights ASA’s Advanced BV Conference

All six valuation disciplines were put on the "stand" and cross-examined by an attorney. It demonstrated that even the best valuation report can get skewered in court.

Expert report proves best defense against Daubert offense

In litigation, attacks on expert opinions are par for the course, but a sound expert report can ward off a Daubert challenge and clear the way to admission at trial, as a recent fraud case illustrates.

Proposed method to deal with confusion over discounts

A number of leading valuation experts have called for the profession to speak with one voice and eliminate the confusion over the use of discounts. One valuation expert offers up some nomenclature and—more importantly—a framework that he hopes will help with this thorny issue.

NACVA's star-studded silver anniversary conference

Shannon Pratt, Roger Grabowski, Jim Hitchner, Nancy Fannon, and the Honorable Judge David Laro of the Tax Court are just a few of valuation thought leaders dubbed by NACVA as “industry titans” who gave presentations at the organization’s 25th anniversary conference in San Diego

Tips and insights from the NACVA conference

Good news from Canada over valuation report drafts

Expert Fee Dispute Devolves Into Malpractice Claim

In fee dispute, appeals court affirms trial court’s rejection of disgruntled client’s attempt to defend against accounting firm’s suit with allegations of malpractice; client failed to offer expert testimony to support attack on appraiser’s valuation.

Tips from NACVA Las Vegas

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