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After the live presentation you will have access to the archived video for 30 days. This presentation is part one in a two part series. As a thank you for your registration you will receive a promo code in your email for 50% off Part 2: Review Report, Rebuttal Report, or Both?

Program Overview

The program will assist counsel to go behind the numbers and evaluate the content of a business valuation report. The word “valuation” needs a modifier (standard of value) to present a credible “calculation.” Differentiate “calculations” from “opinions” and when each might be utilized.


Who Should Attend
  • Attorneys and others engaged in Estate and Gift Tax
  • Attorneys and others engaged in Litigation involving oppressed/dissenting owners; damage measurement, family law
  • Counsel involved in M&A, Financing, Buy-Sell agreements, etc.

What You Will Learn

  • How to evaluate the credibility and content of a business valuation
  • Distinguish the utilization and credibility of different valuation reports
  • Standards of Value and their application


P. Dermot O'Neill
P. Dermot O'Neill has over 40 years of public accounting experience. Dermot’s practice concentrates in the areas of forensic accounting, litigation support, business valuation, transaction consulting, financial analysis, and income taxation. He has provided consulting and expert witness assistance in cases involving oppressed shareholders, personal injury, wrongful death, accounting malpractice, and contract and tort issues. He has testified as an expert in seven states, the Chancery Court of Delaware, as well as federal bankruptcy court and federal district court.

Dermot is an adjunct instructor at Rider University College of Business Administration, Graduate Studies. He has presented continuing professional education seminars and webinars sponsored by the National Judicial College, state accounting institutes and societies, bar associations, and universities. He received his B.S. in Economics from Villanova University

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