Edward Hamilton Published in Accounting Today: Contingent Consideration

“Contingent consideration can raise thorny accounting, valuation, and legal issues, but it’s too useful to take off the table.”

VRC Continues Its Trajectory of Growth

The addition of five new colleagues brings a credible new layer of expertise to VRC’s fast-growing, strong professional practice.

The Evolution of the Distributor Method

Originally considered a unique approach to determining the fair value of customer-related assets, the method has become mainstream methodology and evolved into a foundational analytical tool.

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.

Deal Lawyers Discusses Fairness Opinions with Chad Rucker

In the Jan-Feb 2019 issue of Deal Lawyers, Chad Rucker focuses on strategies for dealing with conflicts that may exist when a fairness opinion provider also receives an M&A success fee.

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.