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Discounted Cash Flow Valuation: Advantages & Pitfalls

Discounted Cash Flow Valuation estimates the intrinsic value of an asset or business based upon its fundamentals. Given its increasing significance in business valuations, let’s look at the key advantages and disadvantages with DCF Valuation.

"Who are you wearing?" It's the question every star gets asked when walking down the red carpet at the Oscars. Sure, the look of the outfit is important, but the “who” in that question could be subbed out for the more...

From the IT perspective, mergers, buy-outs, take-overs and even IPOs are fraught with potential peril. Business synergies and balance sheets never tell the full story of a company, and IT can be a major factor in post-merger integration.

With all the recent Olympic hype, Firmex decided to take a closer look at the cost of hosting the Olympic games. Decide for yourself if you think its worth it.

Bidding for the Olympics isn’t all that different to the deal-making process. Olympic officials must evaluate each city's offering, just like an M&A deal.

As Senate leaders from both parties are indicating that deal is near to end the partial government shutdown, we take a brief look at what a potential default could mean for M&A and the world economy at large.

Back in March of 2012 I had some very harsh things to say about law firm security in my post, When Good Enough - Isn't. I tried a humorous tact, providing "helpful" suggestions for Responses to a Breach of Client Data.

As corporations become more reliant on modern technology, they also become more vulnerable to online attacks. Corporate cyber crimes are on the rise, and can cause serious harm to an organization’s bottom line. In 2010, the Ponemon Institute estimated that the average cost to companies affected by cybercrimes was $3.8 million per year. That rose by a staggering 56% in 2011, to $5.9 million per year!

  For the past few years, I've been working with a client on a very cutting edge software development effort. I have to say that the most complex part of the project has been ensuring that the interface and the overall user...

What is SaaS? Software as a Service (SaaS) is a distribution model in which applications are hosted by a third party vendor or service provider over a network, typically online - and delivered “as a service” to end users. Web-based email is an...