Forensic accounting and valuation come together in Atlanta, GA for one of the most interactive, cross-disciplined learning events of the year. It’s a must-attend event for you and your entire staff.
Our conference lineup will expand your skills while providing how-to guidance that you can apply right away.
The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA") passed at the end of 2017 has significant implications for the future tax structure on most businesses. Included among these implications is the impact on fair value measurements. The implications go beyond simply revising the effective tax rate in valuation models. This session will explain the aspects of the TCJA, a valuation specialist should consider in measuring fair value.
We will examine current data for estimating cost of capital including updated evidence equity risk premia and size premia. We will also explore estimating company specific risk.
Case study of a Fraudulent Transfer of associated with a Chapter 7 Debtor. Discovery of the issue, discussion of the law, Discussion of the methods for evaluating solvency, results of the trial.
The attendee will:
Online due diligence investigations examine the backgrounds of corporate entities and the principals who manage them. Regardless of your investigative ability, learning the critical thinking tactics to research and conduct due diligence analyses will enable you to arm your clients with the intelligence they need to make proactive decisions in life and business. This class will explore the databases, Web sites, and Internet resources required to locate difficult information on companies, their assets, and the people that run them.
Session covers when and why an active passive analysis is needed, how these analyses are typically done and the importance of working with engaging counsel for jurisdictional nuances.
The attendee will:
Expert testimony can cause fear or anxiety in the most seasoned expert. That anxiety is magnified when you don’t have a lot of testifying experience. Our mock trial programs will prepare you for successful expert testimony. Learn to effectively present your prior experiences, including defending your qualifications on direct and cross-examination, effectively communicate your opinions to the trier of fact, and the good, bad and ugly use of demonstratives.
After this session the attendee will be able to identify:
The session will cover trends in business worldwide, including regulatory and technical issues encountered in performing business valuations in the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia/Pacific. The session will discuss:
• Understand the need for common international valuation standards
• Understanding and working with global regulatory issues
• Working with different levels of data availability and transparency
• Consistency of valuation methodology
This session will discuss healthcare valuations and the critical role the compensation assumption plays in ensuring valuations will meet the fair market value criteria necessary to ensure compliance with the complex regulations that govern the healthcare industry.1. Learn about the nuances unique to valuations in the healthcare industry
Session will describe the roles and responsibilities of the forensic accountants, Court-Appointed Receiver / Trustee, and bankruptcy counsel with respect to the Thomas J. Petters Ponzi Scheme.
1. Formulate procedures to determine the net cash "winners" and "losers" in anticipation of clawback litigation.
2. Coordination with the Trustee and counsel to identify and determine other potential recoveries for the benefit of the creditors.
3. Effective communication of work product in oral and written form.
As a trusted business advisor preparing your clients for buy/sell transactions, do you have the tools you need to evaluate cybersecurity risks and unmitigated liabilities? In the fast changing cyber threat world, there are tools and methods you can use to identify cybersecurity risks and prepare a business for sale or valuation.
In this session we will review the Making Available Information Now to Strengthen Trust and Resilience and Enhance Enterprise Technology (MAIN STREET) Cybersecurity Act, the tools available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and offer an excel spreadsheet you can use to evaluate your own business as well as your clients. We will also provide a tool to evaluate cybersecurity service providers.