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Top Expert Answers for Today’s Tough BV Questions

In BVR’s recent webinar, Power Panel: Live Expert Answers for Today’s Tough BV Questions, experts Jay E. Fishman, Michelle Gallagher, Ken Pia, and Jeffrey Tarbell covered various hot topics that affect the business valuation profession. These questions ranged from the basics, such as “What will 2021 look like?” to “What are your thoughts on the current state of the ESOP litigation environment particularly with the new administration coming in?” Here, we summarize five of the questions and answers. For more information, be sure to check out the complete recording and transcript of the session.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF APPRAISERS: Business Valuation Committee Special Topics Paper #4: The “Willing Buyer” and the “Willing Seller” in Fair Market Valuea

The International Glossary of Business Valuation Terms, June 2001, developed jointly by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Society of Appraisers, Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, and Institute of Business Appraisers, defines fair market value as “The price, expressed in terms of cash equivalents, at which property would change hands between a hypothetical willing and able buyer and a hypothetical willing and able seller, acting at ...

From the Chair

The year 2015 was a great one for the ASA and its Business Valuation Committee. We have a lot in store for 2016 and are excited for our organization. Let me update you on a couple of new initiatives that we are excited about.

Should you normalize the risk-free rate?

ASA BV committee roster

ASA BVC announces slate for May elections

ASA decides not to merge with RICS

ASA updates rules to include guidance on valuing partial interests

ASA BV Committee calls for participation

A recurrent theme at the American Society of Appraisers Business Valuation Committee meeting, held on August 15, 1999, was the need for more people to become involved in professional leadership.

20 years of accumulated thoughts from a BV profession leader

Mike Bolotsky is one of those rare individuals that has spent his entire professional working life in business appraisal, starting with the American Appraisal Princeton office in 1978. His service wit ...

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