Mealey's conferences sold to Bus. Valuation Resources
In related news, BVR Legal, a division of Business Valuation
Resources, Inc. (Portland, OR), has acquired Mealey's Conferences, a division of Mealey Publications (Berwyn, PA), from parent LexisNexis (New York). No terms of the deal were given. LexisNexis is a unit of Reed Elsevier.
Mealey s Conferences offers remote and live events that cover a wide range of legal fields and areas, including insurance and tort law. Live events in the fourth quarter of 2008 include conferences on: rain-making, negotiating and collaborative development; asbestos litigation; litigation and trial strategies; reinsurance; derivatives litigation; construction defect claims; and, bad faith litigation.
Teleconferences and webinars
for the same period cover topics such as: courtroom practices, consumer product safety, IP and domain names, shareholder suits, stock ownership plans, commercial litigation, lead paint, class action against hospitals, presenting quantitative evidence and benzene.
BVR offers Pratt's Stats, the "Business Valuation Update" newsletter, information on private and public company acquisitions, banking and venture deals, and books, custom reports and guides focusing on business valuation and related topics. BVR Legal is a CLE provider with expertise in business valuation in the context of divorce, tax, bankruptcy, lost profits, shareholder disputes, intellectual property, stock options and general business disputes.