This month, Patrice Schiano provides details about the Economic Crisis homepage put together by the AICPA to help CPAs navigate through current financial challenges and how current conditions are affecting the niche of forensic accounting. Michael Ueltzen joins Patrice to discuss the pathway into forensic accounting, including the current status of educational programs. The 2009 national FVS conference dates have been set so tune in so you can mark your calendars.
The AICPA FVS Community continues its podcast series of Chair messages this month with Tom Hilton, Chair of the Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee. Tom will discuss the FVS Executive Committee’s mission, advocacy efforts and current and future initiatives.
The AICPA FVS Member Section continues its podcast series of Chair messages this month as Jim Lloyd and Robin Taylor look back upon their Committees’ success in 2008 and look forward to 2009. Robin Taylor discusses highlights from the AICPA/ASA Joint BV Conference and plans for next year’s 2009 AICPA BV Conference in San Francisco. Tune in for their announcement regarding the upcoming FVS SmartBrief – Forensic and Valuation Reporter, which will land in your inbox next month!
The AICPA FVS Member Section continues its podcast series of Chair messages this month as Mike Ueltzen and Patrice Schiano discuss the current economic crisis and the roles that will be taken by forensic accountants, namely CFFs, in response to the turmoil. Listen in as Patrice provides an FLS Conference recap and an update on FLS initiatives.
This month, Kevin Yeanoplos bids farewell as he introduces Jim Lloyd as the incoming Chair to the ABV Credential Committee. Jim Lloyd welcomes his new position as he discusses new initiatives. Also, Chris David, Chair of the ABV Mentor Program Task Force, discusses the success of the newly launched ABV Mentor Program – which was implemented to assist less experienced business valuation professionals develop their skills and professional practices.
This month, we are happy to introduce the new Chair of the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential Committee, Mike Ueltzen, as he provides us with background on the CFF Credential and updates us on the success it has achieved thus far. He will shed light to the type of firms that are coveting the new Credential along with the steps being taken to support it. Also listen in as Patrice Schiano, Chair of the Forensic and Litigation Services (FLS) Committee, provides details of this month’s AICPA National Forensic Accounting Conference on Fraud and Litigation Services being held at the luxurious Bellagio in Las Vegas.
In this episode, Patrice Schiano, Chair of the FLS Committee, will provide FVS members with updates on the new CFF credential and discuss the up coming AICPA National Forensic Conference on Fraud and Litigation Services. Listen in as she goes over these and other current FLS initiatives and events.
Robin Taylor walks members through the Valuation Standards Implementation Toolkit which is available on the FVS website. The Valuation Standards Implementation Toolkit provides members with checklists and guidance in determining whether SSVS1 compliance is required and appropriate application.
Kevin Yeanoplos of the ABV Credential Committee goes over the growth of the ABV Credential in its 10 year history as well as provides insight into the new Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential.
The demand for forensic accounting and valuation services is growing as companies increasingly seek out experts to help them with these critical business issues. With the support of volunteer committees and task forces, the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Member Section is working to provide it’s members with resources, tools and information to keep its professionals up to date ahead of the curve. The AICPA FVS Member Section Podcast is here to do just that…
Here on episode 3, we will hear from Patrice Schiano, Chair of the Forensic and Litigation Services (FLS) Committee as she provides the FVS community with an FLS and industry update.
The FVS podcast series is one of several free resources available as part of the Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Center. The FVS Center is designed to provide CPAs a vast array of resources, tools, and information about Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) in one convenient location. The FVS Center serves CPAs who hold the ABV and CFF specialty credentials, members of the AICPA FVS Section, AICPA members, and others. For more tools and information, visit the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Center at www.aicpa.org/fvs.