Almost all valuation disputes take place long after the date of valuation. The argument then often turns, not just to the evidence considered by the appraiser or appraisers around the valuation date, but also on what could have or should have been considered. Since all valuations contain an implicit prophecy of the future, few fact finders will agree to ignore completely the actual path of events after the valuation date. After all, many of those events may have been foreseeable on the
The Future is Now
Espen Robak posits how estate planners can take post-valuation date events into account when determining a valuation.