Expert Witness Business Valuations

expert witness business valuations

Expert witness business valuations involve assessing the worth of a business for legal purposes, often in the context of family law matters or litigation. This typically requires a deep understanding of finance, accounting, economics, and industry-specific factors. Expert witnesses in business valuations are often called upon to provide testimony in court or arbitration proceedings regarding the value of a business entity, ownership interests, or intellectual property.

Their role involves conducting thorough analyses using various valuation methods, such as discounted cash flow (DCF), market comparable, or asset-based approaches, to determine the fair market value of the business in question. They must be able to defend their methodologies, assumptions, and conclusions under scrutiny from opposing counsel or the court.

Expert witnesses in this field often have specialized credentials.

The principle of Business Reports and Values, Lee Goldstein, has been involved in Business Valuations since 1985. He holds the following qualifications:

Double Major Degree in Accounting and Finance

Diploma in Forensic Accounting

Graduate Diploma in Valuation

Advanced Certificate of Business

Advanced International Certificate in Intellectual Property.

Lee is often called upon to provide expert testimony in judicial matters and has conducted numerous intellectual property valuations covering a diverse range of industries. Lee has valued businesses and intellectual property worth over $3.2 billion.

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