Transfer Pricing Has Changed

Changes for related-party transactions, especially among subsidiaries of multinational corporations, make updated transfer pricing studies a necessity to justify the charges, often including royalty rates, for these transactions.

Contingent Consideration: Practical Pointers for Earnouts in Business Combinations

Contingent consideration can salvage a business combination when buyer and seller can’t agree on value, which is especially true in a frothy deal environment with high valuations and overpayment concerns.

Valuation Issues in Japan

Considering a business transaction in Japan? A variety of valuation-related issues are relevant to your decision-making process.

PJ Patel Will Present “The Evolution of the Distributor Method”

“As we consider how other types of customer-related intangibles are valued, the distributor method has now evolved into a foundational analytical tool to assist in determining cash flow, discount rates, and value.”

What’s Ahead for Private Equity?

As seen in the Jan. 2019 issue of Mergers &  Acquisitions magazine, Jeff Miller discusses potential expected trends for PE firms in 2019.

Edward Hamilton, Sean Woodward to Present at the ASA

Hamilton and Woodward will present a case study of an acquisition and discuss several valuation and financial reporting concepts surrounding the sample case.

Podcast: Tax Reform’s Impact on Valuation

Nearly a year since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed, there are still a number of questions about how to apply the new law but some areas, such as valuation, are beginning to get some clarity.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Expert Panelists Discuss Best Practices

All participants in the current M&A frenzy are responsible for understanding deal issues; panelists agreed that valuation experts are an important resource.

Oil & Gas

VRC provided a required valuation of tangible and intangible assets for a Master Limited Partnership (MLP) client in support of a purchase price allocation. There were no detailed fixed asset records; VRC needed to overcome significant data limitations.

Tax Reform Flips International IP and Tax Structuring into Reverse

VRC has noticed an emerging phenomenon: U.S.-based multinationals are taking steps to move intellectual property back into the U.S.