Category Archives: Business Information

A welcome source for delisted company stock prices

While historical stock prices are readily available from a number of free sites, the pickings get mighty slim for a company that has been delisted from its stock exchange.  One welcome new source with delisted company stock prices is Bloomberg Law, … Continue reading

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New rules for Comfort Letters

A company that wants to issue securities generally needs a “Comfort Letter” from an auditor saying that the company’s books are o.k.  I edited the Comfort Letters entry to reflect new AICPA rules for Comfort Letters issued in October 2011, and to introduce new rules for … Continue reading

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Document delivery on steroids

Most document delivery services work out of a particular library (think NYPL Premium Services or the Document Supply Center at the British Library), but I just added a new company to the Document Delivery Services entry called Documentis (formerly BioDox) … Continue reading

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New source for industry data

This week I discovered Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios by the good folks at D&B (now part of Mergent).   The publication provides balance sheet information (average accounts payable, average inventory, etc.) for companies in each SIC code, as well … Continue reading

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Treatises for IPOs and Retirement Plans

I added the names of useful treatises to the Inital Public Offerings entry and to a special section of the Retirement Plans entry for “Mergers and Acquisitions.”

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Two more sources for legal staff compensation data

I added the LMA Roles and Compensation Survey and the AALL Salary Survey  to the list of sources for “Legal Staff” salary and benefits data in the Compensation entry.

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Treatises added to the “Family Law,” “Valuing a Business” and “Joint Ventures” entries

I added Equitable Distribution of Property and Frumkes on Divorce Taxation to the  Family Law entry, Tom West’s Valuing a Business to the Valuing a Business entry, and a whole paragraph of useful treatises to the Joint Ventures entry.

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