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Managing Member R. Christopher Rosenthal Re-Appointed to the SEED School of Maryland Board of Trustees

March 5, 2021

The Managing Members of Vallit Advisors would like to extend their congratulations to R. Christopher Rosenthal on his re-appointment to the SEED School of Maryland Board of Trustees. Chris was re-appointed by Governor Hogan for his second three-year term. His…

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Supervisor Brad Muir Obtains Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Credential

February 19, 2021

The Managing Members at Vallit Advisors are pleased to announce that Brad Muir, Supervisor, recently earned the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) credential.   The ABV credential is obtained after becoming a member of the American Institute of Certified Public…

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Rebecca Tuck Joins Vallit Advisors as Office Manager

January 28, 2021

The Managing Members at Vallit Advisors are pleased to announce that due to the firm’s substantial growth over the last two years, Rebecca Tuck is joining the firm, assuming the position of Office Manager. Rebecca has over 20 years of…

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Senior Analyst Nicole Dell Obtains Her Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Credential

January 22, 2021

The Managing Members at Vallit Advisors are pleased to announce that our very own Nicole Dell, Senior Analyst, recently obtained her Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential.    The CFE credential is obtained after becoming a member of the Association of…

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Bar Association 2020 COVID Webinar Recap

January 7, 2021

What a year 2020 has been. Like so many companies, we at Vallit Advisors anticipated 2020 to be a banner year. The economy was steaming along, with unemployment rates being the lowest in decades and one of the biggest challenges…

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We Are: Masked and Ready

June 4, 2020

  Two months ago, no one could have predicted the business and social environment we all are currently living in.  The last couple of months have certainly been life-changing and the way we conduct business is evolving and forcing us all to learn new ways to adapt.  We have seen the…

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COVID-19: Assessing the Impact on Real Estate Values

May 20, 2020

By: Mark W. Norris, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF, ASA  Based on our conversations with real estate appraisers, there is no doubt that real estate values will change as a result of COVID.  Although Vallit does not perform real estate appraisals, we do utilize these appraisals when…

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COVID-19 Aftermath: Shutdowns and Business Interruption

May 20, 2020

The negative impact COVID-19 has had on the worldwide economy has been enormous.  Although there are exceptions, most companies have been negatively impacted.  In the U.S., the Governors of each state have exercised their authority in deciding the extent of…

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The Discount Rate and Business Valuations

May 18, 2020

Written by: Zachary C. Reichenbach, CFA, CPA/ABV/CFF and Andrew Schmidt As it relates to business valuations, the discount rate represents the required rate of return for an investor to invest in the business.  Investors represent providers of capital in the…

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Aftermath of COVID-19: The Know-How of an Ordinary Course Defense

May 12, 2020

Ordinary Course Defense represents a defense strategy that creditors will use to prevent the clawback of payments that were made by the debtor to a creditor during the preference period. The preference period is the duration of time before the…

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Aftermath of COVID-19: The Know-How of New Value Analysis

May 8, 2020

The New Value Defense attempts to lower the creditor’s exposure in the debtor’s bankruptcy. Section 547(c)(4) of the Bankruptcy Code allows a creditor to keep an otherwise avoidable preference if the creditor gave new value to the debtor in exchange…

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Aftermath of COVID-19: Importance of Understanding Insolvency with the Expected Rise in Bankruptcy Filings

May 7, 2020

The economic slowdowns resulting from COVID-19 will no doubt cause an increase in bankruptcy filings. Despite the sad reality, understanding a company’s insolvency is critical in the bankruptcy proceedings.  Whether you are the debtor or a creditor, determining insolvency and…

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