Sessions we’re eyeing for next week’s AICPA FVS conference

BVWireIssue #242-2
November 9, 2022

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BVWire will be at the AICPA & CIMA Forensic and Valuation Services Conference November 14-16, which will be live from the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. There’s a lot to choose from in the almost 60 sessions on the agenda, but we’ve checked off a few so far that we plan to attend:

  • Cost of Capital Ramifications of the Russia-Ukraine War and Global Inflationary Pressures; Carla Nunes (Kroll) and James Harrington (Kroll);
  • Personal vs. Enterprise Goodwill: How the Analysis Lies Within the Facts; Audra Moncur (Wipfli) and Karolina Calhoun (Mercer Capital);
  • Forensic and Valuation Experts in a Shareholder Dispute: How Two Experts Look at the Same Data Differently; Brett Axelrod (Fox Rothschild) and Hubert Klein (Eisner Advisory Group);
  • Complex Business Asset Tracing—Separate or Marital PLUS Active or Passive; Stefanie Jedra (Marcum) and Josh Shilts (Shilts CPA);
  • When Valuation Experts Disagree (Panel); Harold Martin (Keiter), Bethany Hearn (CLA), Karolina Calhoun (Mercer Capital), and James Hitchner (Financial Valuation Advisors);
  • Moving on-Chain: Unwinding the Complexity of Crypto; Eric Forni (DLA Piper), Peter Altman (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld), and Kevin Madura (AlixPartners);
  • Valuation Hot Topics; Lisa Cribben (Wipfli), Stacy Collins (Financial Research Associates), Chris Mercer (Mercer Capital), and James Hitchner (Financial Valuation Advisors);
  • Business Combination Guide (recently released draft); Adam Smith (PwC), Mark Edwards (Grant Thornton), Gary Roland (Kroll), and Frederik Bort (KPMG);
  • The Forensic: How the CIA, a Brilliant Attorney and a Young CPA Brought Down Howard Hughes; Paul Regan (Hemming Morse, CPAs); and
  • Marketability Discount—Why Are There Such Varying Opinions?; Brian McIntyre (Withum Smith Brown) and Natalya Abdrasilova (Boyle, Deveny, & Meyer).

The conference will also be streamed online, and there’s a “select 7” option that allows you to focus on specific topics to match your needs. The event offers 12 to 20 CPE credits, and the agenda has something for everyone. You can get more details and see the full agenda on the conference site if you click here. Watch for our coverage in future issues!

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