Michael B. Lehner, CPA/ABV, CFE, ASA
February 17, 2015
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Can joint business valuation experts really work?

Many courts and attorneys encourage the use of a joint valuation expert, rather than two dueling valuators. This can save time and money. It can also eliminate the perception that each side’s expert is a hired gun, advocating for his or her client’s financial interests. This article explains how a joint appraiser can speed the valuation process while avoiding potential acrimony, but also notes that joint appraisers don’t work in every situation.
February 17, 2015
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Factoring fraud into the business valuation equation

Fraud can devastate a closely held business, and valuators do take fraud risks into account when appraising a private business interest. This article discusses the results of a biennial fraud study that looks at who is most at risk for fraud. The article also explains how fraud risks affect value.