2020 IR ‘On the Road’ Conference will be held at the Conrad, Miami, 22nd – 25th January 2020. The conference will reflect this and there will be a strong emphasis on in and outbound opportunities, providing an insight into the regions well known financial and technology sectors. View additional details at... Read more
Doug Bania has been appointed to the International Trademark Association (INTA) Right of Publicity Committee, having previously served on the Internet Committee and ICAN Subcommittee from 2016-2019, while Brian Buss has been named to the Commercialization of Brands Committee. The Right of Publicity Committee develops and advocates the Association’s policy regarding the... Read more
Finding out the Worth of a Cannabis Business—Before the IRS Does During William Fowler’s nearly 20-year employment with the IRS as a Federal Commissioned Officer, he developed a process to assist with more accurately valuing businesses and corporations being audited. By implementing the process and simply asking the right questions, along... Read more
IRS 280E penalizes traffickers of controlled substances by denying deductions from gross income for business expenses. Therefore, an after-tax discounted cash flow analysis is more appropriate for valuing plant touching cannabis businesses if the analysis has the correct segregation between state and federal taxes. It takes little imagination to discern... Read more
Join Brian Buss as he presents at the Connect Corporate Valuations event on October 24, 2019 at 8 AM. Topics covered: Valuation issues related to intellectual property in licensing, manufacturing and M&A transactions How valuation methodologies can optimize transaction outcomes for both buyers and sellers in M&A and other transactionsValuation related... Read more
Rock ‘n’ Roll and craft brewing were born out of the same spirit of independence, making them ripe for they type of crossover between music and alcohol. The article discusses the recently settled lawsuit against Colorado brewer Oskar Blues by Guns N’ Roses for naming their beer Guns N’ Rose... Read more
Arguably the most valuable but least understood intangible asset are brands. Brand: marketing-related intangible asset including but not limited to names, terms, signs, symbols, logos and designs, or a combination of these intended to identify goods, services or entities, or a combination of these, creating distinctive images and associations in the... Read more
It’s important to review your IP plan throughout the year to make sure you are not missing out on new revenue streams. Read Nevium’s latest article published by The Center for Association Leadership (ASAE).