MTS Journal

1993  •  Volume 07  •  Issue 1

This issue is part of ASA's Journal of Technical Valuation Series. It discusses how regulation affects the valuation of public utility property; ultrasonic hull thickness tests of fiberglass yachts, lawful photocopying, effects of licensing law, and more.
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Articles from this Issue

From The Editor Column

A special note from the Editor of ASA’s MTS Journal.
PAGE 2 Kent L. Osbourne, ASA

How Regulation Affects the Valuation of Public Utility Property

This article explains why regulation has such a dramatic impact on the valuation of these companies.
PAGE 4 David W. Shank, A SA

Ultrasonic Hull Thickness Test of a Fiberglass Yacht

The article describes a commissioning survey of a new fiberglass yacht built in Taiwan and the testing of the hull thickness using ultrasonic testing.
PAGE 12 Fred l Struben, ASA, CMS

Lawful Photocopying: Where Fair Use Becomes Unfair

Editorial Note: This is not a valuation article, per se. However, valuers of intangibles, especially copyrights and intellectual. property will find it significant.
PAGE 18 Thomas l Stueber, Esq. and David R Fairbairn, Esq.

Effects of Licensing Law on Technical Valuators

This letter is in response to the Editorial in the April 1992 issue of The Journal of Technical Valuation regarding the effect of State appraisal laws on the practice of appraisal by nonmainstream real estate appraisers.
PAGE 24 Michael R. Cartwright

Chairman's Corner

News from ASA’s Machinery and Technical Specialties Committee.
PAGE 29 Leroy A. Ackermann, ASA