Maksim Dvorkin

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Name: Maksim Dvorkin
Date registered: May 24, 2012

Biography

Maksim Dvorkin is a consultant at Fulcrum Inquiry, an accounting, finance and economic consulting firm specializing in complex litigation, forensic investigations and appraisal issues across a broad spectrum of industries.

Latest posts

  1. Google Prevails in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Google Books — November 14, 2013
  2. India Blasts Off to Mars for Only $73 Million — November 13, 2013
  3. 1 inch is NOT worth $773 million in revenue — November 5, 2013
  4. More Tricks Than Treats This Halloween — October 31, 2013
  5. Federal Judge Certifies Class in Silicon Valley’s Antitrust Suit — October 29, 2013

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Nov 14

Google Prevails in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Google Books

After an eight year class action copyright infringement battle in and out of court, Google won the right to continue its Google Books project to digitize books. According to Judge Denny Chin’s November 14, 2013 Ruling, to date, Google digitized, indexed, and made available for search more than 20 million books. Even though many of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/11/google-prevails-in-copyright-lawsuit-against-google-books/

Nov 13

India Blasts Off to Mars for Only $73 Million

Last week on Tuesday, India launched its first Mars mission for the relatively-low cost of $73 million. The budget for the Mangalyaan (Hindi for “Mars craft”) is being hailed as a potential “game changer” of space exploration economics. S. Arunan, Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Mission Project Director as reportedly said, “this is less than …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/11/india-blasts-off-to-mars-for-only-73-million/

Nov 05

1 inch is NOT worth $773 million in revenue

Earlier this year, an MSN Money article about Southwest suggested that by reducing legroom one inch at every seat on every aircraft Southwest flies, the airline will generate approximately $773 million more in top-line revenue. Apparently, reducing each aircraft’s seat pitch, otherwise called legroom, by one inch allows Southwest to install an additional aisle of seats, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/11/1-inch-is-not-worth-773-million-in-revenue/

Oct 31

More Tricks Than Treats This Halloween

Happy Halloween to all my spooked blog readers interested in the current state of the “Halloween economy”. Last year’s discussion can be found here. This year the ghost of Halloween past has managed to spook some shoppers away. The scary tale of the US economy, among many other culprits, may be what is causing Halloween …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/10/more-tricks-than-treats-this-halloween/

Oct 29

Federal Judge Certifies Class in Silicon Valley’s Antitrust Suit

Last week on Thursday, US District Judge Lucy Koh approved a class of employees in a class action lawsuit brought against some of Silicon Valley’s most recognized companies concerning their hiring practices. The lawsuit involving Apple, Intel, Google, Adobe, Pixar, Lucasfilm, and Intuit, alleges that the companies engaged in an “overarching conspiracy” and formed secret …

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Aug 26

Jackson Reforms Change the Economics of U.K. Litigation

In 2010 Lord Justice Jackson issued a report regarding recommended changes to England’s civil procedure in order “to promote access to justice as a whole by making costs of litigation more proportionate“.  On April 1, 2013 these recommendations became law, representing a substantial economic shift in the cost of litigation.  Under these newly introduced Jackson …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/08/jackson-reforms-change-the-economics-of-u-k-litigation/

Jun 10

War Exit Strategy in the Middle East vs. Government Contracting Practices

The largest US government contract is coming to an end, and not without a requisite pass through the US court system. To some, it might be surprising that the dispute is not one involving allegations of false claims under the Federal False Claims Act, but instead over the terms of the contract closeout. The $38 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/06/war-exit-strategy-in-the-middle-east-vs-government-contracting-practices/

May 18

Can the winner(s) of the Powerball lottery choose to be $223.1 million poorer?

Things are starting to heat up again, and I’m not referring to the scorching pre-summer heat! The Powerball Lottery, played in 43 states, is approaching all-time highs. Saturday’s drawing is estimated at $600 million and gearing up to be the second-largest jackpot in US history. According to the Powerball Lottery, the odds of winning this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/05/the-lotterys-heating-up-again/

Mar 15

Federal Claims Judge Approves AIG Classes in $55 Billion Class-action Lawsuit

In 2008, there were many complaints surrounding the US government bailout of AIG when it was on the verge of collapse and the disagreement as to whether that was the right course of action continues today. On Monday, March 11, US Court of Federal Claims Judge Thomas Wheeler approved two classes in what was initially …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/03/federal-claims-judge-approves-aig-classes-in-55-billion-class-action-lawsuit/

Jan 26

Super Bowl XLVII Expected to Flood New Orleans

This past Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers battled their way uphill from an early 17-0 losing position and still managed to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 28 to 24 in a particularly exciting game. Now the 49ers look to steal the silver right from underneath the Baltimore Ravens’ noses in their quest for the Vince Lombardi …

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Permanent link to this article: http://betweenthenumbers.net/2013/01/super-bowl-xlvii-expected-to-flood-new-orleans/

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