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Proving Lost Profits

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: April 13, 2022 at 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. CT

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Minnesota
• Wisconsin

Lost profits are one of the most difficult types of damages to properly address in disputes. Jim McGovern provided attendees with an overall framework and overview of lost profit damages. He also provided further detail on properly calculating lost profit damages, offering evidence and documentation considerations, as well as, specific issues regarding the cost of capital and discount rates.


The Litigator’s Damages Blueprint: The Pragmatic Solution
— A 5 Step Guide to Pragmatic Damages for Commercial Litigators

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Rick Bero
, Managing Director at The BERO Group

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. (CT)

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Minnesota
• Wisconsin

“The Litigator’s Damages Blueprint: The Pragmatic Solution”  is a presentation by Rick Bero, managing director of The BERO Group. Rick is a CPA and CVA and has testified as a damages, financial and valuation expert on more than 160 occasions. Rick will work through the concepts and process in his book, The Litigator’s Damages Blueprint: The Pragmatic Solution.

Whether you are representing a plaintiff or defendant, The Litigators Damages Blueprint provides guidance to build a successful damages case. Rick provides an overview of the five damages phases and walks you through the process outlined in the book. He identifies concepts and tools within those phases to help you stay on track to develop and present a strong damages case.


Calculating Lost Personal Earnings for Employment, Injury or Wrongful Death Claims

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: December 8, 2021 at 12 noon – 1:00 p.m. CDT

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Minnesota
• Wisconsin

This webinar provides an overview of the calculation of damages involving individuals with losses from personal injury, wrongful death, employment termination, and employment discrimination cases. We will discuss the types of damages, the general approaches to damage estimation, and various specific damage calculations used in lawsuits and disputes involving individuals.


BVR Damages Approach
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BVR's Special Series on New Economic Damages Guide
Featuring:
Rick Bero
, Managing Director at The BERO Group and
John L Abramic
, Partner at Steptoe & Johnson

Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12:00 noon - 1:40 pm (CT)
10:00am-11:40am (PT) • 1:00pm-2:40pm (ET)

CLE Credits: 2.0
Category: Economic Damages
& Lost Profits

Learning Objectives
Understand fundamental reasonable royalty damages concepts;
Understand key royalty damages case law considerations; and
Learn areas and considerations frequently missed or overlooked
in royalty damages

Program Agenda
• Patent damages basics
• Established royalty
• Reasonable royalty
• Defining the technology
• Hypothetical negotiation
• Form of reasonable
• Royalty entire market
• Value rule apportionment
• Georgia-Pacific factors

Royalty damages are one of the two primary types of patent infringement damages; which represent the majority of patent damages awarded and are a part of most patent damages cases. Experts John L Abramic and Richard F. Bero present a structured approach to addressing key royalty damages components. Drawing on the extensive patent damages and litigation experience of our presenters, the presentation covers royalty damages fundamentals, navigates patent damages case law, and provides insightful concepts and considerations frequently missed or overlooked in royalty analyses.


Quantifying Business Interruption Losses

FREE WEBINAR
Speaker:
Jim McGovern
, Senior Director at The BERO Group

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (CT)

CLE Credits:
1.0 CLE Credit
• Illinois
• Wisconsin
• Minnesota

Business interruption insurance can provide much needed cash flow when a flood, fire or other disaster strikes. Calculating the loss attributable to the interruption requires detailed analysis and documentation. In this webinar, we discussed types of covered losses, generally acceptable methodologies for calculating lost profits, and ways to document losses and common mistakes.