After Miller, it is increasingly critical to get share valuation right, says Anne-Marie Naylor

Obtaining share valuation in s 459 Companies Act minority oppression cases, the breakdown of quasi-partnerships and contentious probate matters is not a recent requirement, but the number of instructions to experts has risen dramatically since White v White [2000] UKHL 54 . Matrimonial breakdown is now probably responsible for most instructions and that is likely to increase after the Lords’ decision in Miller [2006] UKHL 24.

If the matrimonial settlement could depend upon the increase in wealth during the marriage, you may wish to obtain a share valuation as at the start of the marriage, or possibly even during prior cohabitation. But share valuation can be expensive and the quality of results can vary widely. J...

Jean Yves

IICJ

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