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Legal Considerations in Valuing a Closely-Held Business

Financial Forensics

 Legal Considerations in Valuing a Closely-Held Business
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 11OLTRW3907
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

The value of any business is based upon the business’s expected future earnings and cash flow. Legal considerations affect a company’s future earning power and cash flow, competitive position, brand, and its liability exposure. This webinar will hit the highlights and offer practical suggestions for companies to increase their value.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Articulate how legal considerations do affect the value of a company
- Identify at least five key legal issues that should be considered in valuing a business
- List the ways companies often decrease their value by failing to consider the legal issues
- Prescribe action companies can take to increase their value
- Appraise whether a company is effectively managing its liability risks

Who Should Attend

Virtually every business owner, executive, business valuation appraiser, and business advisor will benefit from this webinar


Dennis Gerschick, JD, CPA, CFA
Mr. Dennis Gerschick is the founder and CEO of Regal Seminars. He brings to the podium a truly unique set of skills and many years of experience as an Attorney, CPA, Chartered Financial Analyst, and Venture Capitalist. Mr. Gerschick has the knowledge and background to present topics from a variety of perspectives. Mr. Gerschick has served on the American Institute of CPAs’ Business Valuation Subcommittee. There he worked with some of the country’s recognized experts in the business valuation area.

A book written by Mr. Gerschick was recently published titled, Raising Capital: A Practical Guide for Entrepreneurs Seeking Venture Capital. This book was built upon two monographs he authored, Raising Capital and Attracting Investors to Your Start-Up, both of which are offered by the Capital Formation Finance Institute in Washington DC. American Venture, a magazine targeted at entrepreneurs and accredited investors, featured an interview with Mr. Gerschick. His articles have been published in magazines such as eeeluminator, and by a number of state CPA societies in their magazines and newsletters. A series of his articles can be viewed on-line at and