Fair Value Measurement - CEIV

With a proven track record of leadership in the full accounting ecosystem, from financial reporting to the audit to the specialists that help connect all the dots in between, the AICPA recognizes the need for increased competence and improved quality, consistency and transparency in the performance of fair value measurements. We are introducing the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations™ (CEIV™) credential for CPAs and Finance Professionals to demonstrate our commitment to enhancing audit quality, consistency and transparency in fair value measurements for financial reporting purposes.

Find out more about this new credential for CPAs and Finance Professionals.

Access this tool to identify your customized pathway to the CEIV credential.

Documentation guidance for substantiating fair value measurements.

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AICPA Seeking Comments on Financial Instruments Disclosure Framework Exposure Draft
Comments on the exposure drafts for the Disclosure Framework for the Valuation of Financial Instruments and its related Applications will be accepted until September 27, 2017.
AICPA's CEIV Exam Now Available
The AICPA's 2-part CEIV Exam tests your knowledge related to fair value measurement body of knowledge and new performance framework. This exam is offered in a timed online format and consists of 120 multiple choice questions. Get started now.
APPLY NOW - Distinguish Yourself with the AICPA's CEIV Credential
The AICPA's CEIV Exam and application are now available. Position yourself as an expert in fair value measurements by obtaining the CEIV credential from the world's largest accounting membership organization. Learn more.

ABV and Valuation Principles Exam Window 

Whether you are a CPA or a Finance Professional, you will be required to pass a Qualifying Valuation Exam* and the CEIV Exam to obtain the AICPA's CEIV credential. 

The Qualifying Valuation Exams offered by the AICPA include the ABV Exam for CPAs or the Valuation Principles Exam for Finance Professionals.



    ABV and Valuation Principles Exam Windows:

    • Aug 1 - 31, 2017
    • Nov 1 - 30, 2017 


    Visit the CEIV Pathway Tool to find out which education and exam preparation bundle is right for you.


    *Other Qualifying Valuation Exams include ASA BV 201-204, CFA level 3, and CBV Exams, and the RICS Assessment.

    Fair Value Measurement Support 


    Have questions about fair value measurement issues, developments related to the CEIV credential, or even navigating the Fair Value Measurement Interest Area? Contact us directly for assistance:

    Eva Simpson, CPA, CGMA
    Director - Valuation Services
    919.402.4508

    Jeff High
    Senior Manager - Financial Instruments
    919.490.4314

    Mark Smith, JD, CPA
    Lead Manager
    Valuation Services
    919.402.2140

    Additional inquiries can be submitted to FVM@aicpa.org.

    Notice

    The trademarks CEIV and CERTIFIED IN ENTITY AND INTANGIBLE VALUATIONS are owned by Corporate and Intangibles Valuation Organization, LLC, and are used under license agreements between Corporate and Intangibles Valuation Organization, LLC and RICS, ASA and AICPA.

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    The AICPA recognizes the need for improvements in the performance of fair value measurements. The Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations™ (CEIV™) credential for CPAs and Finance Professionals demonstrates our commitment to enhancing audit quality, consistency and transparency in fair value measurements for financial reporting purposes.

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    Competency and Learning 

    Fair value measurement continues to be a top area of concern amongst both public and privately-owned organizations. The learning resources provided in the Fair Value Measurement section of the AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning site are designed to help practitioners understand the knowledge and skills needed in fair value measurement for entities & intangibles, including goodwill, business combinations, and impairment of long-lived assets.


    Check your knowledge to evaluate your proficiency and find related learning resources. 

    Training and Development 


    AICPA Fair Value Measurements Workshop

    Sep 13, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 - Englewood, CO - Attend the highly-interactive workshop on fair value measurements. Through case studies and discussion, find the most recent information and receive the latest tools to measure fair value.


    AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

    Nov 13, 2017 - Nov 15, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV - This conference features experts in forensic accounting and business valuation, as well as big picture issues and useful real-world techniques. Join us for three days of various insights, how-to guidance, multiple networking opportunities and knowledge applicable to ABV and CFF credential holders.

    Stay on Top of CEIV Developments 

    The Fair Value Measurement Center will provide you with information and updates on the CEIV credential and areas impacting fair value measurements in one convenient location.

    For more information or to submit questions, send inquires to www.aicpa.org/FVM or www.aicpa.org/CEIV.

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