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Highlights From the 2022 NYSSCPA BVLS Conference

Money laundering, earnouts, valuing debt, and SPAC enforcement are a few of the topics presented at the Business Valuation and Litigation Services (BVLS) conference hosted by the New York State Society of CPAs. Here are some key takeaways.

Takeaways from the ASA Fair Value Conference

The 2022 ASA NY Fair Value Conference was held in hybrid form (online and in-person from Hoboken, N.J.) on June 16.

FASB hits ‘pause’ on goodwill project

The big news at the 2022 ASA NY Fair Value Conference last week was that the FASB has dropped its project on goodwill, but it could be revisited in the future.

Human capital and valuation explored in new paper

Everyone knows the phrase “our people are our most valuable asset,” but just how does human capital generate value for organizations?

Global BV News: New edition released of Business Analysis and Valuation: IFRS

Cengage has released the 6th edition of Business Analysis and Valuation: IFRS Edition in the educational market.

Stout releases guide to ASC 842

Accounting Standard Codification (ASC) 842 is the new lease standard, and Stout has released a guide designed to give practical guidance and key takeaways from their experience with both public- and private-company adoptions.

BV News and Trends May 2022

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

BV News and Trends March 2022

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

The first thing to look at in a strip club

When valuing an adult entertainment venue or nightclub, one of the most important things to examine is the point-of-sale (POS) system.

BV News and Trends January 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Intangibles, ESG, and digital assets are on the FASB’s new research agenda

In response to feedback received in an agenda consultation, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced that its research agenda now will include the following projects.

FASB updates Topic 805 on business combinations regarding deferred revenues

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced an update to its business combinations standard (Topic 805) aimed at clarifying how to apply requirements under its revenue recognition rule.

BV News and Trends October 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Record attendance at VSCPA conference

Again this year, BVR was pleased to sponsor the two-day Virginia Society of CPAs Forensic and Valuation Services Virtual Conference, which saw record attendance, reports Harold Martin (Keiter), who served as chair of the conference planning task force.

Two state CPA societies host BV events this month

Some state CPA societies organize business valuation conferences, and two of them are coming up later this month.

Agenda available for VSCPA conference September 29-30

One of our favorite events is the annual two-day conference held by the Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA).

Cryptocurrency Fraud & Forensics: What Valuation Professionals Need to Know

Cryptocurrency has more recently achieved a level of mainstream appeal as an investment vehicle, regardless of its limited current application in retail transactions. As cryptocurrency usage increases, more individuals will use this new asset class as a means of committing fraud or hiding assets from creditors or ex-spouses. Join Mark DiMichael and Katerina Gaebel for an introduction to cryptocurrency, how it works, and the current regulatory environment. Experts and consultants should know the types of ...

BV News and Trends June 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

Business Combinations and Fair Value for Financial Reporting

Are you confused by business combinations? Join William Kennedy for this engaging session covering GAAP fair value standards and their application in business combinations. Hear a discussion of the nuances of the GAAP fair value standard and history of how it was developed as part of the GAAP-IFRS convergence project. Also learn how the valuation approaches and methods used in fair value assessment differ from valuation approaches used in a fair market value appraisal.

Bitcoin & Digital Assets: The Industry, Valuation, and Forensics

Every day, bitcoin and digital assets seem to become more mainstream for both businesses and investors. Over time, valuation and forensic professionals are bound to encounter clients with digital asset holdings, and they will need to face the unique challenges they create. Experts Mark DiMichael and Jennifer Cohen will provide valuation and forensic accounting professionals with the information they need to help their clients deal with this complex asset class.

Court Rejects Creditor’s Objection to Discharge Based on Debtor’s Alleged Concealment of Client List From Accounting Business Client

In this bankruptcy case, the court found there was no support for a creditor’s objection to discharge, where the creditor had sold her accounting business to the debtor and later claimed the debtor had concealed the existence and value of the business’s client list allegedly with the intent to defraud the creditor or the bankruptcy trustee.

In re Baker

In this bankruptcy case, the court found there was no support for a creditor’s objection to discharge, where the creditor had sold her accounting business to the debtor and later claimed the debtor had concealed the existence and value of the business’s client list allegedly with the intent to defraud the creditor or the bankruptcy trustee.

Dates set for VSCPA forensics and valuation conference

One of our favorite events is the annual two-day conference held by the Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA).

Power Panel: Live Expert Answers for Today's Tough BV Questions

What is going on next in BV? While we don’t have a crystal ball, we do have the next best thing. Thought leaders Jay Fishman, Neil Beaton, Ray Rath, and Stacy Collins on hand to answer your questions on what is changing, trends within the profession, and thought processes behind tackling tough problems. What’s more, if you send in a video of yourself asking the question, you will get free admission to the session. Use ...

BVU News and Trends January 2021

A monthly roundup of key developments of interest to business valuation experts.

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