The Forensic and Valuation Services Center provide CPAs with a vast array of resources, tools and information about forensic accounting and business valuation services in one convenient location. The FVS Center also provides special member benefits to FVS Section and CFF and ABV credential holders.

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AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop
Join us in Denver Colorado to learn confidence, credibility, and authority needed to serve as an effective expert witness. The workshop sessions go beyond the typical classroom lecture, so you can participate in a real-life courtroom atmosphere.
Comment Period for Fair Value Framework Open
The AICPA, in collaboration with ASA and RICS, is seeking comments on a Mandatory Performance Framework for the Fair Value Quality Initiative targeted at improving the transparency of fair value measurements for US public company financial reporting. Comment period is open through June 24.
Changes to Accredited in Business Valuation Exam
New for 2015, the ABV Exam will be offered in a 2-part modular format. Each module will last 3 hours, and candidates must pass both modules within 12 months to receive credit for the ABV Exam. There will be no changes to the exam content or the psychometric grading procedures.

One-stop access to vital resources like Professional Standards, FVS Practice Aids, AICPA Accounting & Valuation Guides, Practice Management Tools and Templates, and more. This Library is a powerful research tool that gives you access to the most comprehensive, up-to-date forensic accounting and valuation information available in a searchable, web-based format. Free for FVS/CFF/ABV members (savings of $250).

What’s In It For Me? Flip through this handy reference guide for a snapshot of how FVS membership can enhance your forensic and valuation practice.

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Summer 2016 Exam Window:

July 1 - August 15, 2016


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Have questions about technical issues, obtaining the CFF or ABV credentials, benefits of FVS membership, or even navigating the FVS web site? Contact us directly for assistance: 

  • Barbara Andrews - Senior Manager              Forensic Services - 919.402.4070
  • Eva Simpson - Senior Manager                      Business Valuation - 919.402.4508
  • Jeff High - Senior Manager                                           Fair Value Measurements - 919.490.4314
  • Mark Smith - Lead Manager                            Business Valuation - 919.402.2140
  • Paul Wapner - ABV Credential Manager  919.402.2180
  • Preston Willcox - CFF Credential Manager   919.402.4087
  • Sonia Dewett - Associate Project Manager 919.402.4141

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Upcoming FVS-Related Webcasts 



Upcoming Webcast:


June 20th -Identifying & Limiting Your Risks in a FVS Engagement (CPE: 1 credit)

FVS members have exclusive access to archived recordings of previously recorded webcasts in the FVS Webcast Library.

*Free CPE opportunity for FVS members

Training and Development 


AICPA CFF Exam Review Course

The AICPA's CFF credential is the most rigorous and prestigious of the financial forensics certifications. This CPE course provides an in-depth, comprehensive review of the financial forensics body of knowledge to help prepare for the exam.


AICPA ABV Exam Review Course

The AICPA's ABV credential is the most rigorous and prestigious of the business valuation certifications. This CPE course provides of an in-depth, comprehensive review of the business valuation body of knowledge to help prepare for the exam.

About the Center 

The FVS Center is committed to supporting members by providing opportunities and resources that promote professional growth and practice development. We welcome your feedback on ways we can make the center more useful and valuable for you.

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