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Mark L. Zyla
“Capital Blue Cross; Appeals Court Provides Guidance on Valuation of Insurance Contract Intangible Assets”
Insights, Summer 2006 (co-author with Robert Reilly and Tom Mannion)
“Issue Regarding the Direct Use of the Stock Price and Price/earnings Data in the Unit Valuation of Centrally Assessed Taxpayers”
Insights, Spring 2006 (co-author with Pam Garland)
“The Willamette Management Associates Discount for Lack of Marketability Study for Estate Planning/Estate Tax Valuation”
Insights, Special Issue 2006 (co –author with Curt Kimball)
“Valuing companies with changing debt levels; Is the APV method better than the DCF?”
Shannon Pratt’s Business Valuation Update, Volume 11 No. 6, June 2005
“Valuation Issues in Distributions from Partnerships, S Corporations and Closely Held Corporations”
CPA Consultant, April/May 2004
“IRS Increases Scrutiny of Charitable Contributions of Intellectual Property”
CPAExpert, Spring 2004
“Auditing Fair Value Measures"
The Practicing CPA online, October 2003
“Valuation Issues in Financial Reporting: FAS 141 & 142 and Beyond”
Shannon Pratt’s Business Valuation Update, Volume 9 No. 4, April 2003
“The APV Method: Is It Better Than The DCF?”
CPAExpert, Fall 2002
"The APV Method: Is it Better Than the DCF?"
CPA Expert, Fall 2002
“Valuation Issues in Alliances, Joint Ventures and Partnerships Part II: A Case Study on Addressing the Issues”
CPAExpert, Spring 2001
"Valuation Issues in Alliances, Joint Ventures and Partnerships - Part II: A Case Study on Addressing the Issues"
CPA Expert, Spring 2001
"Valuation Issues in Alliances, Joint Ventures and Partnerships - Part I: Recognizing the Issues"
CPA Expert, Fall 2000/Winter 2001
“Fundamentals of Business Valuation – Part II”
AICPA National Training Program in Business Valuation (co-author), 2000
"Assessing the Impact of Synergy on Value"
CPA Expert, Fall 1999
“Assessing the Impact of Synergy on Value”
CPAExpert, Fall 1999
"Consider Strategy, Compatibility Before Acquisition"
Interview with the Atlanta Business Chronicle, January 17-23, 1997
“Valuations and Transfers: Acquisition Settings and Federal Estate Gift Tax Settings”
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois Society of CPA’s CEA – AICPA National Training Program in Business Valuation (co-author), 1995
“Maximizing Shareholder Value in Private Companies”
CPA Expert, Winter 1995 (Co-author)
"How Private Firms Can Maximize Shareholder Value"
The Atlanta Business Chronicle, July 22-28, 1994
"Why Hospital-Doctor Joint Ventures are in Jeopardy"
The Atlanta Business Chronicle, January 8-14, 1993
“Value Source II Product Review”
Computers in Accounting, December, 1991 (Co-author)
Charles M. Phillips
"The Analytical Approach"
The Licensing Journal, May 2002
"Not Your Average Audit"
Interview with the Fulton County Daily Report, February 18, 2002
"Back to Basics: The Outline for Direct Testimony"
The CPA Expert, Summer, 1997
David P. Hoffman
"Use of Financial Professionals as Consulting and Testifying Experts"
"Vendor allowances in retail industry, not cut and dry"
Chain Store Age, July 29, 2009
"Audit Committee Under a Microscope:Responding to Fraud Allegations"
NACD - Directors Monthly, August 2006
|Books and Courses
Charles M. Phillips co-authored Financial Valuation, Applications and Models, Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Mark L. Zyla authored Fair Value Measurement: Practical Guidance and Implementation (2nd Ed.), Copyright © 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Mark L. Zyla co-authored (with Ed Ketz of Penn State University) Fair Value Measurements: Valuation Principles and Auditing Techniques, Copyright © 2007 Tax Management Inc., a BNA Company.
Mark L. Zyla co-authored (with Teresa Thamer of Brenau University) Fair Value Accounting: A Critical New Skill for All CPA’s, Copyright © 2010 AICPA
Mark L. Zyla authored Valuing Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets, Copyright © 2010 AICPA; (AICPA’s course on the valuation of intangible assets for financial reporting)
Mark L. Zyla co-authored Financial Valuation, Applications and Models, Copyright © 2003 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Mark L. Zyla co-authored Valuation for Financial Reporting, Intangible Assets, Goodwill, And Impairment Analysis, SFAS 141 and 142, Copyright © 2002 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Mark L. Zyla co-authored (with Ralph L. Berke of James Madison University) Business Combinations: Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets, Copyright © 2009 Tax Management Inc., a BNA Company.
David P. Hoffman co-authored (with Roman L. Weil and Daniel G. Lentz) Litigation Services Handbook – The Role of the Financial Expert (5th Ed.), Copyright © 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.