Articles From Brian R. Potter

Shareholder disputes: What is the appropriate standard of value? By Brian R. Potter Business and Securities Law, May 2013 Shareholder and partner disputes can arise for a variety of reasons. Parties to these disputes should be cognizant of the nuances that may be involved in the valuation of interests in closely held businesses in such matters, including the appropriate standard of value to be applied.
Compensation-for-contribution: An alternative method for handling personal goodwill in divorce matters By Brian R. Potter & Justin L. Cherfoli Family Law, June 2007 As in numerous jurisdictions throughout the United States, Illinois courts require valuators in family law settings to delineate personal goodwill from the total goodwill of the business enterprise being valued.

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