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Latest Update on Proposal to Upend Goodwill Accounting

Goodwill remains a very important valuation topic globally this year, and Business Valuation Update continues to cover the responses to initial efforts in the consideration of whether to upend the current goodwill impairment model and revert back to one of amortization of the world’s goodwill assets.

BVU News and Trends April 2020

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

Goodwill Amortization Controversy and CEIV Highlight Fair Value in 2020

Mark Zyla (Zyla Valuation Advisors) gives some highlights of what’s on the front burner for fair value in 2020, including issues surrounding the FASB’s invitation to comment on the impairment of goodwill, an important update to the Certified in Entity and Intangibles Valuation (CEIV) credential, the increasing globalization of the profession, and upcoming guidance.

BVU News and Trends February 2020

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

New edition of fair value book is available

The third edition of Fair Value Measurement: Practical Guidance and Implementation is now available.

Fair Value Measurements in 2020

CEIV. MPF. IVS. In the world of Fair Value Measurement it can be hard to keep your acronyms straight let alone keep your pulse on the latest developments. Expert Mark Zyla leads the demystifying session to help the rest of us to stay current on the issues. Bring questions and start 2020 off right with a kick off session from the man who literally wrote the book on Fair Value Measurements.

ASA sets date set for its Fair Value Conference in Los Angeles

Regardless of whether or not you practice in the area of fair value, mark your calendar for the 15th Annual ASA/USC Fair Value conference on Thursday, June 18, at the offices of KPMG in downtown Los Angeles.

Date set for ASA Fair Value Conference in New York City

The American Society of Appraisers’ series of fair value conference, held in New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, are definite stops on BVWire’s conference trip agenda.

Finishing touch put on the CEIV credential program

The Quality Monitoring (QM) program for the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential has been finalized.

BVU News and Trends October 2019

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

Timeline Reveals Advances in Building Trust in Fair Value for Financial Reporting

Business Valuation Update attended the recent RICS Business Valuation Symposium in New York City, during which speakers gave an overview of developments in fair value for financial reporting. One session presented a timeline that strikingly illustrates the remarkable advances the profession has made in this area of practice.

BVU News and Trends September 2019

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

CEIV logjam continues

Upwards of 150 individuals have earned the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential so far, but many more individuals have either enrolled in the program (630 actual enrollees but up to an estimated 800 individuals) or have inquired but not yet enrolled (three to 500 individuals), according to speakers at the recent ASA/USC 14th Annual Fair Value Conference in Los Angeles.

Talk of revising the CEIV MPF

There may be a revision to the Mandatory Performance Framework (MPF) for the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV), according to Tony Aaron, who is retired from Ernst & Young and is now an adjunct professor at the USC Leventhal School of Accounting.

RICS symposium highlights remarkable progress of BV profession

Last month, at the RICS Business Valuation Symposium in New York City, it was evident that, in the realm of fair value for financial reporting, extraordinary progress has been made in the efforts to enhance the public trust in valuations.

Hot Topics Abound at ASA Fair Value Conference in New York City

The size premium, globalization, fund valuations, CEIV status, valuing debt, recent inventory guidance, and a new regulatory crackdown highlighted the recent American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Fair Value Conference, which turned out to be an outstanding event.

Remarkable progress of BV profession noted at RICS symposium

In the realm of fair value for financial reporting, extraordinary progress has been made in the efforts to enhance the public trust in valuations.

BVU News and Trends May 2019

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

ASA plays to a packed house at its fair value event in New York City

An excellent program was presented to an eager crowd at the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Fair Value Conference in New York City April 30.

Strong agenda for ASA Fair Value Conference in New York City April 30

Nationally recognized speakers and timely topics will be featured at the 2019 ASA Fair Value Conference in New York City April 30.

New CEO for the ASA

After an exhaustive search, the American Society of Appraisers has named Johnnie White, CAE, CMP, as its new CEO effective April 15.

Work File Checklist for Documenting the Fair Value of Inventory

A practice aid based on the Mandatory Performance Framework (MPF) for the Certified in Entity and Intangibles Valuation (CEIV) credential.

Work File Checklist for Documenting the Fair Value of Contract Liabilities

A practice aid based on the Mandatory Performance Framework (MPF) for the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential.

BVU News and Trends December 2018

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

Work File Checklist for the Reconciliation of Intangible Asset Values

A practice aid based on the Mandatory Performance Framework (MPF) for the Certified in Entity and Intangibles Valuation (CEIV) credential.

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