Forensic and Valuation Services
The Forensic and Valuation Services Center provides 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.
The AICPA’s Financial Reporting Executive Committee has issued a working draft of a new AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide which provides nonauthoritative guidance and illustrations for preparers of financial statements, independent auditors, and valuation specialists regarding the accounting for and valuation of portfolio company investments held by investment companies within the scope of FASB ASC 946 (including private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, and business development companies). This guide may also be useful for non-investment companies which make similar investments.
The latest issue of Eye on Fraud is available and profiles the parallels between efforts to combat kleptocracy with those of trustees and receivers in various civil and criminal white-collar matters.
Tax reform has lasting implications for all CPAs and introduces some uncertainty for financial forensics and business valuation. Continue reading this AICPA Insights post, to learn how tax reform affects you.
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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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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 - Director, Forensic Services
Eva Simpson, CPA, CGMA - Director, Business Valuation Services
Mark Smith, JD, CPA - Lead Manager, Business Valuation Services
Christine N. Cutti-Fox, MA, DES - Lead Manager- Forensics Services
Iesha Mack, PMP - Manager - Valuation Services