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TP Minds International 2020

ktMINE recently had the opportunity to participate in the 2020 TP Minds International conference and we want to share our takeaways from the panels. After four days of panels with ideas from experts around the globe – it’s clear that while the world has been forced to slow down, the transfer industry remains active. There

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