Early bird pricing still available for ASA BV confab

BVWireIssue #59-3
August 15, 2007

Don’t miss this all-star line-up of speakers and sessions at this year’s 26th annual ASA Advanced Business Valuation Conference in San Diego, October 28-31: Shannon Pratt and Jay Fishman will start off with an inaugural “state of BV” address.  Pratt will then present cost of capital updates with Roger Grabowski, while Fishman will tell attendees “how to stay out of trouble” with the IRS.  Bruce Bingham will cover financial reporting for BV analysts, and Pete Butler and Professor Richard Sias will discuss their latest refinements to quantifying company-specific risk.  Neil Beaton clarifies the “perplexing” aspects of 409A and 123R implementation, and Dennis Webb discusses an advanced model for holding company valuations, incorporating present value, put option, short-term liquidating partnerships, restricted stock studies and other proxies.  Also front and center on the agenda is “SFAS 157 and 159 and Beyond: Fair Value, the Fair Value Option, and the Future of Fair Value in Financial Accounting.”

For more information, visit the conference website; register by September 14, 2007 and save $75.00.  Firm discounts are also available.

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