Practitioner Series


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Practitioner Series: Valuation 101


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By Robert Carter¹

Business valuations are utilized in litigation and other proceedings, which are often crucial tools for proving the legitimacy of a claim. Still, the topic of business valuations can be daunting and many misunderstand the development and intrinsic value of business valuations. For simplification purposes, a valuation encompasses the following components: gathering and analyzing relevant information, determining appropriate valuation approaches, applying the corresponding financial models, and report preparation.

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Practitioner Series: How to Choose Your Economic Expert


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By Robert Carter¹

Simply put, choosing an economic expert is hard. How are you supposed to pick the best expert in a field you don’t know? It’s the equivalent of trying to find the next Michael Jordan when you’ve only played or followed soccer. By gaining an understanding of an expert’s educational and professional background, experience, and potential presence on the stand, you can perform a thorough evaluation of a potential expert allowing you to make a well-informed decision.

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Practitioner Series: When Should You Retain an Economic Witness?


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By Robert Carter¹

In the litigation arena, it’s more likely than not that a time will come when you need an economic expert. Even if pursuing mediation, arbitration or a collaborative approach, obtaining an expert may be essential for success. Even if a case is destined to settle, a report from an economic expert may speed the process along or give added weight to your argument. The key is to determine when an expert should be retained.

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