Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
10:00am-11:40am PT / 1:00pm-2:40pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring  (click image for bio)

R. James Alerding
Alerding Consulting, LLC
Harold Martin
Keiter, Stephens, Hurst, Gary & Shreaves, P.C.

About This Program

Join experts Harold Martin and Jim Alerding as they discuss the current status and pressing issues in the area of personal goodwill, with particular emphasis on divorce cases. Dive deep into the definition of goodwill and the concept of personal goodwill and learn the pertinent case law and current thinking on the allocation between personal and entity goodwill. Attendees will discover what is transferrable, as well as strategies for succeeding on your next goodwill engagement.


  • What is Goodwill?
  • Goodwill in the Courts
  • What is Personal Goodwill?
  • Personal Goodwill In The Context Of General Valuation Principles
  • How Personal is Personal Goodwill
  • Three Parts of Goodwill
  • Entity Goodwill
  • Pure Personal Goodwill
  • Transferrable Personal Goodwill
  • Divorce Jurisdictional Analysis
  • Enterprise v Personal
  • Personal Goodwill Issues in Divorce
  • Personal Goodwill in a Commercial Business
  • Lack of Control Interest
  • How is the amount of personal goodwill determined?

Learning Objectives

  • Define goodwill including both personal and entity goodwill
  • Review case law dealing with personal v. entity goodwill
  • Discuss concepts in determining personal goodwill amounts and allocations between personal and entity goodwill

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CPE Information

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Recommended CPE: 2 Credit Hours (Specialized Knowledge & Applications)

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