The growing importance of fair value for financial reporting and the ongoing efforts to improve the quality in this area of practice triggered a sell-out for the ASA/USC 13th Annual Fair Value Conference held May 10 in Los Angeles.
Vermont Business Magazine recently reported that the DOL settled its ESOP litigation involving First Bankers Trust Services (FBTS) and the principals of a Vermont company, Sonnax Industries, the maker of automatic transmission parts.
Case law matters. Check out these three divorce decisions, recently added to BVLaw, which arose in different states and which all dealt with the question of whether it was appropriate to discount the owner-spouse’s interest in a closely held business.
Many valuation firms say they feel their involvement in social media is not a very effective way to market their practices, according to the findings in the BV Firm Economics & Best Practices Guide.
It’s tricky, and the science is still emerging for valuing cryptoassets, says an article in MIT Technology Review.
In the wake of two three-day workshops titled Promoting Innovation Through a Mechanism for IP Valuation, Financing and Leveraging IP Assets held in Manila, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has issued the Intellectual Property (IP) Valuation Manual: A Preliminary Guide.
Here’s what you’ll see.
Robb Strukoff has joined Milwaukee-based Wipfli as director in the firm’s healthcare practice focusing on the senior living market.
Fundamentals of Financial Modeling (May 16), with Mark Shirley (V&L Consultants).
Your recent announcement about the 13th Annual Fair Value Conference in Los Angeles may leave unwary readers with the impression that the MPAP guidance on control premiums in VFR #3 applies to all business valuation work.
What’s the minimum number of transactions that should be used from a database such as BIZCOMPS or Pratt’s Stats?
The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and its private credit affiliate, the Alternative Credit Council (ACC), have published new guidance for fund managers in valuing their investments.
Arguably the most puzzling provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the New IRC Code Section 199a, which allows a 20% write-off of “qualified business income” (QBI) for sole proprietors, owners of S corporations, and members of partnerships/LLCs.
The hospice market is fragmented with many small independent players that are not associated with health systems, say speakers on a recent BVR webinar.
In an interview, Leigh Miller, EY’s global valuation leader, was asked whether a link needs to be made between business valuation standards and the emergence of automation in valuation.
BVWire will be in Los Angeles tomorrow, May 10, at the ASA/USC 13th Annual Fair Value Conference.
Ray Moran (MG Valuation) was a speaker at the second of three BV summits being held in India and tells BVWire that he will be providing us with a recap of the event.
Christian Heuer has joined Nashville-based accounting and business consulting firm LBMC as senior manager, healthcare valuation services.
The ASA/USC Fair Value Conference: A BVR Live Webcast (May 10), 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PT/11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. ET, see agenda for speaker information.
During a webinar, Michael Gregory (Michael Gregory Consulting LLC) discussed an internal IRS memo he recently obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that has implications for valuing noncontrolling interests in S corps.
In a developing ESOP case, the court recently excluded a chunk of the government expert’s damages testimony and dismissed one of the counts for lack of damages evidence.
A first exposure draft of proposed changes for the 2020-21 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) will be published in May 2018.
Only one in five finance, accounting, and other professionals say their companies are “extremely” or “very” prepared to comply with the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) respective new lease accounting standards, according to a recent poll from the Deloitte Center for Controllership.