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FSG academic affiliate Professor Ralph Walkling and Principal Gary Stahlberg were engaged by attorneys at Keating Muething & Klekamp (“KMK”) to provide expert analysis on behalf of defendants in a corporate governance matter involving claims of director and officer liability. The plaintiff was the trustee for a company that failed in 2008; defendants were certain… Read more »

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FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath today announced the formation of a strategic alliance with The Claro Group, one of the nation’s top privately owned management consulting firms with offices in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Austin, TX. To help assure the success of the alliance, professionals from FSG’s Austin office, including Jeffrey… Read more »

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FSG Managing Director Terry Lloyd recently spoke to The Women Leaders Roundtable, a networking group of women lawyers with firm, practice, and office management responsibilities. The roundtable, sponsored by Ida Abbott Consulting met recently in San Francisco. The topic was “The Economics of Law Firms.”   Terry, a valuation expert, has appraised interests in law,… Read more »

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FSG client Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro recently won a substantial verdict in federal court in San Francisco on behalf of its client Robin Antonick whose programming contributed to the earliest version of Madden Football, published by Electronic Arts.   FSG’s team calculated the royalties based on sales of the game dating to 1989. FSG’s calculations… Read more »

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FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath offers his opinion in the Bloomberg article “Economists Tackle Puzzle of Libor Losses for Investors.”  This article looks at the difficulties of calculating losses and proving damages for investors involved in the Libor scandal.   “Divergences from key benchmarks have been identified by several researchers and attributed to Libor… Read more »

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Effective June 1, 2013, FSG Principals Eileen Reed and Jeff Armstrong will share responsibility for managing FSG’s Washington, DC, office, reporting to FSG Chairman and CEO, Marc Vellrath.  Ms. Reed and Dr. Armstrong have worked together over the past decade on numerous matters involving antitrust issues and a variety of other business practices.  Eileen Reed… Read more »

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FSG offers a number of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs that are designed to provide lawyers with the latest in thought leadership on topics related to litigation, regulation and recent market events.  These programs are taught by FSG’s consulting experts and academic affiliates, most of whom are award winning teachers.  The list below outlines… Read more »

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FSG recently contributed articles to the PLI handbook Basics of Accounting for Lawyers 2013: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs to Know. Articles include:   – “Measuring the Fair Value of Illiquid Assets Under GAAP” by FSG Managing Director Terry Lloyd   – “Update: A Brief Overview of Trends in PCAOB Inspection Reports, What Every Practitioner… Read more »