For $20, you can hear from top ASA experts on the current international standards convergence timeline

The ASA has lined up the following all-star list to review the current impact of the IASB and other convergence efforts:

  • David Wilkes, Partner, Huff Wilkes Attorneys and Immediate Past Chair of The Appraisal Foundation, Tarrytown, New York;
  • Robert Schlegel, International President, American Society of Appraisers,  and Principal, Houlihan Valuation Advisors, Indianapolis, Indiana;
  • Tony Aaron, Americas Leader, Quality and Risk Management, Valuation and Business Modeling, Ernst & Young LLP, McLean, Virginia; and,
  • Don Dorchester, Senior Managing Director, Dispute Analysis-Litigation Support, Financial Reporting, Valuation & Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield, Prescott, Arizona.

Topics under consideration during this 90 minute webinar on March 16 include:

  • An orientation for participants on how the accounting standards, along with attempts to converge United States and international accounting standards, are relevant to appraisers;
  • The definition of fair value;
  • The roles of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB);
  • An update on the current status of U.S. accounting standards and the timeline for convergence;
  • The current requirements for valuers under financial reporting standards;
  • The various valuation disciplines which are involved in financial reporting and how they interact; and
  • Practical examples to illustrate financial reporting valuations and how they can be applied in your professional valuation practice.