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 2020 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:
Larger groups may qualify for a group discount – call us for more information, 410-296-6250.
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Speaker: James Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA
The participant will learn:
-20 valuation dirty little secrets
-Over 2-years out – the impact of the TCJA on business valuation
-Whether the so-called S corp premium is gone, hopefully for good
-S corp taxes – corporate or individual rates
-Size premiums – appraisers vs. academics
-Calculations vs. valuation engagements in litigation
-New “Best Practices” in the income approach
-The cost of capital data wars – what to do
-Control premium insanity
-How to determine non-operating assets and liabilities
-How the AICPA’s new forensic services standard affects valuation
-Advanced expert testimony tips
Speaker: Michael Crain
This presentation discusses recent developments in cost of capital. Participants will examine falling risk-free rates and describe how they affect cost of equity estimates. Outline pros/cons of backward-looking and forward-looking equity risk premiums. Compare model inputs from multiple data sources.
Speaker: Mark Zyla, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA
The latest with Fair Value Measurements including:
Speaker: Kevin Yeanoplos
Speaker: Ron L. Seigneur
This session will focus on tips, tricks and tactics to improve practice efficiencies with a focus on billing and collection strategies. Use of retention contracts and retainers will be emphasized, as well as timekeeping protocols. The game is won and lost on the revenue side of the ledger and this session will show why that is the key to working less while improving cash flows and profits.