How Valuation Methods In M&A Litigation Are Evolving

Law360, New York (April 2, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT) -- A recent study found that shareholders sue in 94 percent of merger and acquisition deals.[1] As a result, expertise in valuation methodologies has become increasingly important in civil cases. Key debates often hinge on the valuation methodologies used by experts to address materiality and damages.

As such, it is critical for attorneys and experts to be aware of the latest professional and academic valuation literature to ensure that expert opinions follow commonly accepted methodologies. Recent court rulings demonstrate the courts’ willingness to engage experts in their...
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