Monthly Archives: August 2014

Court Finds ‘Market Value Concept’ Requires Flexibility

Marcus v. Quattrocchi, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19041 (Feb. 4, 2014) In an estate and trust case featuring a major real estate family, the plaintiff beneficiaries retained two experts to prove damages resulting from the alleged improper depletion of trust assets by way of an investment company in which the defendants had a stake. In [...]

By |2014-08-28T22:48:47-07:00August 28th, 2014|business valuation, cfe, cpa|0 Comments

Valuation expert witnesses should ‘stay in their sandbox’

At the recent ASA workshop in San Francisco for expert witnesses, James J. Mangraviti (SEAK Inc.) gave this piece of advice: “Stay in your sandbox.” Repeatedly, he cautioned participants in his two-day workshop, “How to Be a Successful and Effective Expert Witness,” not to testify outside their true area of expertise because the proposed testimony [...]

By |2014-08-12T19:35:59-07:00August 12th, 2014|business valuation, litigation|0 Comments