How your functional analysis should inform your benchmarks

Transfer Pricing, when done appropriately, ensures that intercompany transactions are made at arm’s length. As a refresher, arm’s length means when related entities engage in a transaction they must do so as if the transaction is transacted between unrelated parties. This ensures fairness and that appropriate taxes are paid in the correct countries. Practitioners rely

Identifying Transaction Candidates by Analyzing Cash and Debt Data Combined with Patent Data

In part two, we talked about the importance of bankruptcies as asset transfer indicators and discussed the available options banks may have when contemplating the monetization of IP assets. In part three, we will wrap up this series with a discussion of cash and debt data when combined with patent data may serve to identify

COVID-19 Pushing Banks to Consider Foreclosing on Transactions and Seizing Assets

From part one, we observed that during the past decade, banks have amassed impressive patent portfolios. In part two, we will look at other data sets to examine options that banks may explore when transacting patents. Bankruptcy is a definitive indicator of financial performance and may forecast the transfer of IP assets.   In 2019, bankruptcies

The Results of Internal Backtesting

If your first question is, “What exactly is backtesting?” let’s dive in. Backtesting is a way to prove if adding a new dataset will positively or negatively affect a decision-making process. Does it have a delayed effect? How long is the delay? What are the tolerances between the different dates or timelines of the particular