The ASA/USC Fair Value Conference: A BVR Live Webcast

BVR is pleased to partner with the American Society of Appraisers and the University of Southern California to present the 13th Annual Fair Value Conference at KPMG in Los Angeles, California. The conference agenda will feature presentations from nationally recognized speakers who are profession leaders, covering a range of fair value measurement and valuation topics, as well as other current and future expected trends regarding the FASB, SEC, and international accounting standards.

Why attend?

  • Timely updates on current topics: The topics represent leading edge topics selected for their importance to professionals that perform financial reporting valuations
  • Nationally recognized speakers: This is an opportunity to obtain insights from many of the leaders in our profession. In all prior years, we've assembled rosters of nationally recognized speakers

  • Practitioner focused: This conference is focused on the needs of valuation and accounting professionals involved in the development and audit of fair value estimates. Insights can be immediately employed in your technical or business management of your professional practice

  • Up to 8 continuing professional education credits: The conference will provide continuing professional education credit by both the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This is a timely and cost effective means of obtaining CPE hours for your reaccreditation

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This conference will be held from 8:30am-5pm PST. Earn up to 8 CPE credits.

  • Opening Remarks
  • Return Data
  • Fair Value Auditors Panel - CEIV/MPF
  • Discussion
  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 - Impact on
  • Valuation
  • Contingent Consideration Update
  • Control and Marketability
  • PCAOB Update
  • Pepperdine Capital Markets Update
  • Volatility Measurements for Earnout Metrics
  • Closing

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the impact of the 2017 documents pertaining to the mandatory performance framework
  • List several of the impacts of the Tax Cuts and Job Act
  • Describe the impact of the contingent consideration exposure draft from The Appraisal Foundation
  • Describe the recent guidance on using the guideline public company method and then applying a control premium
  • Describe key areas the PCAOB note for improvement
  • Recite recent finding from the Private Capital Markets Project survey findings