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BVR's Online Symposium on Litigation and Economic Damages: Part 13
Case Law Update: The Latest in Lost Profits and Motions to Exclude Experts

Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Time:
10:00am-11:40am PT / 1:00pm-2:40pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring (click image for more information):

Nancy J. Fannon
ASA, CPA/ABV, MCBA
Fannon Valuation Group

Jonathan M. Dunitz
Attorney at Law
Friedman Gaythwaite
Wolf & Leavitt

Joan Eads
JD
The BERO Group


Why You Should Attend

Throughout BVR's Online Symposium on Litigation & Economic Damages expert appraisers and attorneys have discussed the methodology by which lost profits claims are calculated, argued, and tried. At the same time courts, appellate courts, and arbiters have been weighing in on the admissibility, reliability, and accuracy of these same techniques, in their continuing development of case law and judicial precedent.

In this, the 13th and final installment of BVR's Symposium, curators Nancy Fannon and Jonathan Dunitz and expert attorney Joan Eads join us to discuss what the courts have said since the series begin in September, 2011. Join them to learn how recent decisions have impacted everything from the reliability and sufficiency of evidence to use of benchmarks and comparables to the application of the discounted cash flows. For anyone providing valuations, damages assessments, or any other work for litigation purposes, this is a program not to be missed.

Agenda

  • Introduction
  • Issues raised by recent cases, including:
    • Reliability and sufficiency of evidence
    • Use of benchmarks
    • Use of comparables
    • Reasonable certainty
    • Causation
    • Qualifications to do the work
    • Are past profits necessary to claim lost profits
    • Is DCF nothing more than disguised lost profits?
  • Review of recent decisions, including:
    • Oracle America, Inc. v Google Inc.
    • Great Lakes Business Trust v. M/T Orange Sun
    • DaimlerChrysler Motors Co. v. Manual
    • BC Technical, Inc. v. Ensil Corporation
    • And others

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what courts have said recently about the admissibility and reliability of valuation techniques, methods, and analysis
  • Understand what these decisions mean for the practicing appraiser and how they impact the means by which a valuation conclusion is reached
  • Learn how an appraiser can best prepare themselves and their reports for trial, deposition, and review

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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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The Comprehensive Guide to Lost Profits Damages for Experts and Attorneys, 2011 Edition

In the 2011 edition Nancy Fannon, ASA, MCBA, CPA, ABV brings together the comprehensive body of knowledge on lost profits damages and delivers the definitive resource for financial experts and attorneys alike. Fannon and other leading experts provide thorough analysis of current case law and valuation methodology related to the calculation of damages.

The online version of the Guide provides 24/7 access from any Internet connection and the advantage of real time updates such as recently published court opinions, new articles by the author and other top professionals, conference presentations, podcasts, news and blog feeds, and much more! Plus, the online Guide is available in digital format and can be loaded onto any eBook reader.


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