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Don't Ignore Problematic Merger Docs, FTC Comp Chief Says

Law 360 M&A

The Federal Trade Commission's top antitrust enforcer urged merging parties Wednesday to be fully open and transparent with reviewing staffers, warning that trying to get enforcers to ignore potentially problematic material just makes their jobs more difficult.

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What Are Comps and How Are They Used to Value Your Business?

Midstreet Blog

You may have heard of comparable sales (comps) before in the context of buying or selling a home. Comps are a highly valuable tool to find the value of a home or a business. One of the first steps in planning to sell your business is to get a business valuation.

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Comment on LoanDepot Appraisal Discrimination Settlement by Lindsey

Appraisers Blog

I actually think the 4th appraisal used a couple superior comps in terms of quality of construction and 3 car garages. A lot of smaller GLA comps were used though in comparison to the subject. In reply to CRAIG PREECE. Yeah I saw that too. Appraisal 1 and 3 seemed decent.

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Musk's $56B Tesla Pay Trial May Spur More Exec Comp Fights

Law 360 M&A

As Elon Musk heads to trial in Delaware Chancery Court to fight claims that he ripped off Tesla shareholders when he was awarded a jaw-dropping $56 billion equity compensation package, the chancery has a rare opportunity to weigh in on the rights of shareholders to contest executive compensation.

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Comment on The Censorship of Appraisers by Jim K

Appraisers Blog

An appraisal is an opinion (among other things) of … Scope of Work The contract The neighborhood The site, including H & BU The improvements (condition, deficiencies, adverse conditions and conformity) The selection and adjustment of comparable sales The analysis of prior subject and comp sales Market Value indicated by the Sales Comparison (..)

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Doubly-Binding Director Say-on-Pay

Harvard Corporate Governance

The TSLA board comp case was vastly interesting and even some fun. Related research from the Program on Corporate Governance includes Paying for Long-Term Performance (discussed on the Forum here ) and Pay Without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation both by Lucian A. Bebchuk and Jesse M. Bebchuk and Yaniv Grinstein.

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Comment on Class Valuation Maximizing ROV Conversion Rates by Mary T Thompson

Appraisers Blog

AS NOTED IN BILL’S REPLY: “If a ROV is requested, an explanation is required from the supplying party/parties as to why the new sales are superior to the appraisers comps.” ” LET US NOT FORGET THIS. Do not reply to ROV’s unless this is included by the lender.

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