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.
This session will provide an overview of common healthcare fraud schemes and the government's enforcement priorities.
Expert witnesses are hired by attorneys based on many factors including the expert's reputation, prior cases with that attorney, and an attorney's view that the expert will be helpful for their case. Attorneys are advocates for the their client; however, CPAs are to remain objective and are not an advocate for the client. At times, experts may be asked to perform work and form opinions by attorneys that give them repeat business (or may be an attorney they have not worked with, but hope to receive future business) for which the expert feels the work or opinions may be a stretch or even too far of a reach while also remaining objective. This can put experts in a difficult situation. This session will provide insight from an attorney that regularly hires experts, and how attorneys deal with "no" from experts.
Experts will learn how to tell an attorney "no" to:
As the complexity of financial instruments and business valuations continues to increase, Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) is becoming a critical tool for valuation professionals, particularly in the financial reporting context. This interactive session will guide attendees through simple applications of MCS discussing the steps and inputs necessary to develop a credible and accurate model while also identifying mistakes and missteps commonly seen in practice.
After this session attendees will be able to:
Structuring a business sale transactions can affect the cash flow from a potential sale as well as the taxes that would be paid on a sale. The structure ultimately affects the value a buyer is willing to pay or a seller is willing to accept for a transaction. In this presentation you will learn about how the structure of a transaction could affect the ultimate cash flow a seller receives and impacts the price the parties negotiate.
This session covers an overview of the distributed ledger technology known as Blockchain. We will cover the basic architecture, help ground novices in the technology and its promise, and work to identify why cryptocurrencies may be the least interesting thing about this technology within five years.
Session covers what the various stakeholders (i.e., auditors, regulators, management, and the board) should consider as internal controls to mitigate issues related to the opioid crisis. Both public and private company expectations will be represented.
Session covers the various factors necessary to avoid disqualification under FRE 702. We will present and analyze the concepts of relevancy, reliable methodologies and their application to the facts of the case, with an emphasis on gathering sufficient facts and data, especially when historical financial data is unavailable.
This seminar will present a quantitative approach using the residual method for estimating personal and entity goodwill. This approach may be used for tax purposes (e.g., purchase price allocation) as well as for family law cases where personal goodwill is a separate asset. The presentation will include a case study illustrating the method.
How to build a Lifestyle Analysis, otherwise known as a Pay and Need Analysis for a Family Law case needing financial consulting. -Identify assets and liabilities, whether or not they are marital or separate, and their future income producing ability. -Analyze sources of income and the future contribution to investments, retirement accounts, as well as future draws from the respective accounts -Assess current and future net worth accumulation over time.
Introduction to valuation of employee stock compensation awards. Service, market, and performance conditions and their impact the fair value. Deeply out-of-the-money options. Size and leverage impact on the volatility. Introduction to Black-Scholes, binomial model, and Monte Carlo simulations.