A casual observer may look at the various business valuation standards different organizations issue and get the idea that they are at odds with each other. But that is not the case.
The issues under consideration include the definition of report and communication of assignment results. There’s also a proposed revision of the definition of appraisal review, as well as splitting the existing Standard 3 into two standards.
Wide variations in estimates of brand valuations trigger talk of a new set of valuation rules.
Appraisers working on litigated disputes face special challenges. Several workshops at the recent AICPA conference in Nashville provided insights and survival tips that benefit both the seasoned financial expert witness and the upstart.
There was record attendance at the ASA/USC 11th Annual Fair Value Conference in Los Angeles. BVWire was there and here are a few takeaways from some of the sessions, all of which were excellent.