Business valuation, litigation support, and forensic accounting have all seen massive changes in the last few years thanks to new regulations, legislation, and technological developments. MACPA has designed the Forensic Valuation Conference specifically to serve the critical niche of CPAs involved or interested in these sectors.

Leading National Speakers with a Regional Focus

The 2019 Forensic Valuation Conference features leading experts from around the country & the region to host sessions for all levels, from entry-level to experienced professionals. Topics include:

  • Tax Cut & Jobs Act impact
  • Family law issues
  • Lost profit damages
  • Forensic best practices

Do you have a colleague that has never attended this event before? Bring 1 new attendee for $100!

Larger groups may qualify for a group discount – call us for more information.

If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Amy Puente at amyp@macpa.org.

Maryland Association of CPAs
Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
Business & Industry
CPE Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus
8890 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045 US
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Event Information
May 17, 2019
8:00 am - 4:35 pm EDT
Loyola University Maryland Graduate Center Columbia Campus
8890 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045 US
Total CPE Credits


Day 1

8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am
Valuation and Facts about TCJA

Speaker: James Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA

10:00 am
Networking Break
10:10 am
Forensic Accounting Standards

Speakers: Nicole Dell and Harry Sturgis, CPA/ABV, ASA

11:10 am
The Ins and Outs of Lost Profit Damages

Speakers: Zachary Reichenbach, CFA, CPA/ABV/CFF and Brad Muir

This presentation will cover the formulas and methods to calculate lost profit damages. The inputs and information needed to calculate lost profits damages will be discussed. This presentation will also discuss the challenges of lost profit calculations that experts will likely face in litigation. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to calculate lost profits and will understand areas which may be subject to attack by opposing counsel.

12:10 pm
1:00 pm
Family Law Attorney Panel

Speakers: Linda Brown, Esq., Rhian McGrath, Attorney at Law, Robert Carter, CPA  Wayne Markey, CPA, JD

Listen to a panel of experienced family law attorneys address key issues in marital dissolution cases that impact financial experts. The panelists will discuss how they interact with their experts, what their expectations are and examples of cases where their experts underwhelmed and exceeded expectations. Take this opportunity to ask the panelists the questions you want answered.

2:15 pm
Networking Break
2:25 pm
Succession Planning Overview

Speaker: Daniel Russell, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CFE, MSA

3:25 pm
Networking Break
3:35 pm
Forensic Best Practices in Technology Panel

Speakers: Wayne Markey, JD, CPA and Chris Rosenthal, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, AEP

The business valuation profession is on the threshold of broad application of products and is opening up previously unimaginable technical complexities. Furthermore, the business valuation profession must also meet a variety of historical requirements for many industries. The panel will take questions from the participants and the panel will discuss a variety of topics including:

· Discussion of challenges facing the business valuation profession in the future;

· Threats facing the business valuation profession;

· Discussion of business valuation war stories from local experts

· Bring your questions for the panel discussion;

· How do you handle it?


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