Top 10 Tips for Financial Forecasting

Financial forecaster and Practical Vision president Emmett Moore sits down with MMMTechLaw to offer the top 10 financial forecasting tips for companies.


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PCI Council Publishes Version 3.0 of PCI DSS and PA DSS

November 13th, 2013
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PCI Council Publishes Version 3.0 of PCI DSS and PA DSS


by Austin Mills

On November 7, 2013, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published Version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) (available here) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) (available here).

The PCI SSC develops its security standards in accordance with a 36-month lifecycle.[1] The PCI SSC has stated that Version 3.0 will, among other things:

  1. Provide stronger focus on some of the greater risk areas in the threat environment.
  2. Provide increased

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FAQ: SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitation

Morris, Manning & Martin attorneys Ed Hirsch and Chris Maxwell discuss key information technology companies should know about the SEC’s change to general solicitation rules.


The video and information herein are presented for educational and informational purposes and are not intended to constitute legal advice. Additional information is at . For more information about Ed Hirsch, Chris Maxwell, and Morris, Manning & Martin visit

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Why Flow-Through Entities Are Worth More Than C Corporations

October 25th, 2012
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Charles R. Beaudrot, Jr., Partner

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

(404) 504-7753

It is one of the great fundamentals of our income tax system that businesses that are organized and taxed as C corporations for income tax purposes are subject to two levels of tax.  That is to say, both current earnings and realized appreciation are taxed first at the corporate level and a second time when the earnings or appreciation are distributed to the stockholders.

A purchaser’s preferred acquisition structure for both tax and non-tax reasons is

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Technology M&A Report – Q1 2012

April 20th, 2012
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We are pleased to share  the most recent issue of Hyde Park Capital’s Technology M&A Report, analyzing merger-and-acquisition trends and activity within the Technology industry.

Several notable transactions were announced in Q1 2012 by both strategic and financial sponsors including:

• Blackbaud, Inc.’s $274 million proposed purchase of Convio, Inc.

• Insight Venture Partners announced acquisition of Quest Software, Inc. for $1.9 billion.

• The equity markets displayed overall strength and investor demand across the Technology industry as over 10 initial public offerings (“IPOs”) were successfully completed in Q1 2012.

• Multiples remain healthy across the Technology industry, with the high-growth sectors such

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2012 State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia Report

April 3rd, 2012
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Morris, Manning & Martin is proud to sponsor the Technology Association of Georgia’s 2012 State of the Industry: Technology in Georgia Report. The report committee was chaired by John Yates, chair of the MMM Corporate Technology Group, and contains information on the current state of technology in our state, as well as results from the TAG Technology Decision-Makers Survey.

Key findings from the Report include:

• Georgia technology companies generated $113.1 billion in total industry sales in 2011.

• The tech industry

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What Every Tech Company Needs to Know – TER Presentation

On January 17, 2011, members of MMM’s Corporate Technology practice presented the materials below at a Technology Executives Roundtable event.

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