The Loaded Gun

Submitted by John Johnson on Sun, 08/07/2011 – 16:06 Having been a forensic accountant/appraiser in hundreds of matrimonial cases, there’s rarely a case involving a closely held business where the non-titled spouse doesn’t make an accusation of unreported income by the titled spouse or, at a minimum, significant personal expenses being run through the business and reported under the guise …

For Asset Managers, the Risk is in the Return

Submitted by Michael Raymond on Mon, 07/11/2011 – 11:11 Mon, 07/11/2011 Scenario 1: The manager achieves a 10% return in a year. The 10% return might increase AUM to $1.1 billion, which would yield $11 million in management fees in the ensuing year (assuming a 1% management fee and a 10% increase in AUM). The return might also generate a …

The Initial Consultation

Submitted by Timothy M. Tippins on Sun, 08/07/2011 – 16:43 Mon, 08/08/2011 Given these objectives, successful initial consultations are those that result in a greater number of retainers and fewer attorney-client controversies after the relationship springs into being. In marketing terms, the initial consultation represents an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your competitors by demonstrating that you will deliver quality …