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2024 Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Conference - 1st Day Only - Webcast

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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Louisiana is home to some of the nation’s most esteemed practitioners in this field, offering world-class content.Whether you're a seasoned professional looking to elevate your expertise or a newcomer eager to explore these exciting fields, this workshop is designed to help you unlock your potential and excel in your career. DAY 1: Monday, August 19 8:00 – 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast  8:30 – 9:30 am Hot Topics in Valuation and Litigation Services Ralph A. Litolff, Jr., CPA/CFF/ABV, CVA, MBA • RAL Forensics, LLC • Metairie, LA  9:30 – 10:20 am Adjusting Multiples for Consistency with the Income Approach Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, MS • EisnerAmper • Baton Rouge, LA   10:20 – 10:40 am   Break/Visit Exhibitors  10:40 – 11:30 am   Challenges, Myths and Applications of AI Valuation Services Yigal Rechtman, CPA, CFE, CITP, CISM • Rechtman Consulting • Fort Lee, NJ  11:30 am – 12:20 pm   The State of Restaurants Patrick Gros, CPA • Patrick J. Gros, CPA APAC • Covington, LA  12:20 – 1:20 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors  1:20 – 2:10 pm Personal Goodwill and Valuation Issues in Marital Dissolution Cases Karolina Calhoun, CPA, ABV, CFF • Mercer Capital • Memphis, TN What is personal goodwill and why is personal vs. enterprise goodwill such an important topic? How is case law relevant, and is it always relevant? We will discuss practical approaches,?best practices and the impact from facts and circumstances.  2:10 – 3:00 pm Identifying, Filing Suit, and Recovering Damages in Ponzi Schemes Lara K. Richards, JD • Special Counsel - Fishman Haygood, LLP • New Orleans, LA Lance McCardle, JD • Partner - Fishman Haygood, LLP • New Orleans, LA  Jason Burge, JD • Partner - Fishman Haygood, LLP • New Orleans, LA  3:00 – 3:20 pm  Break/Visit Exhibitors  3:20 – 4:50 pm The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Perceptions, the Economy, and Markets Stephen Morgan • Hancock Whitney Bank • New Orleans, LAPopular narratives about the economy and markets can play a large role in shaping both policy and actual financial outcomes, particularly in the short- to intermediate-term. We’ll examine current financial conditions and potential outcomes through the lens of some of these stories we tell ourselves. What rings false, what seems mostly right, and what nuances get lost in the general discussion about our money?   4:50 – 6:00 pm Networking ReceptionReception hosted by Fishman Haygood   NOTE: This event is also likely to qualify for CLE credits and fulfill education requirements for related credentials like CFF, CFE, and ABV. 

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2024 Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Conference - Both Days - Webcast

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Online/Webcast

16.00 Credits

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Louisiana is home to some of the nation’s most esteemed practitioners in this field, offering world-class content.Whether you're a seasoned professional looking to elevate your expertise or a newcomer eager to explore these exciting fields, this workshop is designed to help you unlock your potential and excel in your career. DAY 1: Monday, August 19 8:00 – 8:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast  8:30 – 9:30 am Hot Topics in Valuation and Litigation Services Ralph A. Litolff, Jr., CPA/CFF/ABV, CVA, MBA • RAL Forensics, LLC • Metairie, LA  9:30 – 10:20 am Adjusting Multiples for Consistency with the Income Approach Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, MS • EisnerAmper • Baton Rouge, LA   10:20 – 10:40 am   Break/Visit Exhibitors  10:40 – 11:30 am   Challenges, Myths and Applications of AI Valuation Services Yigal Rechtman, CPA, CFE, CITP, CISM • Rechtman Consulting • Fort Lee, NJ  11:30 am – 12:20 pm   The State of Restaurants Patrick Gros, CPA • Patrick J. Gros, CPA APAC • Covington, LA  12:20 – 1:20 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors  1:20 – 2:10 pm Personal Goodwill and Valuation Issues in Marital Dissolution Cases Karolina Calhoun, CPA, ABV, CFF • Mercer Capital • Memphis, TN What is personal goodwill and why is personal vs. enterprise goodwill such an important topic? How is case law relevant, and is it always relevant? We will discuss practical approaches,?best practices and the impact from facts and circumstances.  2:10 – 3:00 pm Identifying, Filing Suit, and Recovering Damages in Ponzi Schemes Lara K. Richards, JD • Special Counsel - Fishman Haygood, LLP • New Orleans, LA Lance McCardle, JD • Partner - Fishman Haygood, LLP • New Orleans, LA  Jason Burge, JD • Partner - Fishman Haygood, LLP • New Orleans, LA  3:00 – 3:20 pm  Break/Visit Exhibitors  3:20 – 4:50 pm The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Perceptions, the Economy, and Markets Stephen Morgan • Hancock Whitney Bank • New Orleans, LAPopular narratives about the economy and markets can play a large role in shaping both policy and actual financial outcomes, particularly in the short- to intermediate-term. We’ll examine current financial conditions and potential outcomes through the lens of some of these stories we tell ourselves. What rings false, what seems mostly right, and what nuances get lost in the general discussion about our money?   4:50 – 6:00 pm Networking ReceptionReception hosted by Fishman Haygood  Day 2: Tuesday, August 20  7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast  8:00 – 9:30 am Improving Your Cost of Capital Estimates – Theory vs. Practice Carla Nunes, CFA, ABV • Kroll • Philadelphia, PA  Kevin Madden • Kroll • Chicago, IL 9:30 – 9:50 am  Break/Visit Exhibitors  9:50 am – 10:40 am AICPA Update Mark Smith, JD, CPA • AICPA • Chapel Hill, NC The AICPA session will provide an overview of the latest forensic and valuation section initiatives. This will include updates on the status of the forthcoming AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide on Business Combinations, the latest on Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensic, and Certified in Valuation of Financial Instruments credentials, several key initiatives to build the FVS pipeline, and some exciting new FVS resources. ?  10:40 – 11:30 am Estate & Gift Tax Valuations: Case Law Update Riley Busenlener, CPA/ABV, ASA, AEP, JD • Chaffe & Associates, Inc. • New Orleans, LA  Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, MS • EisnerAmper • Baton Rouge, LA  11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors  12:30—1:30 pm View From the Bench The Honorable Terry Doughty • United States District Judge - Western District of Louisiana  1:30 – 2:20 pm Divorce: Lifestyle Analysis Michele Avery, CPA, ABV, MBA, CVA, MAFF • Carr Riggs & Ingram • Metairie, LA This presentation will provide an overview on how to determine and present a lifestyle analysis when determining income for spousal or child support.? Focus will be on identifying documents and sources to support the lifestyle analysis and pitfalls avoid.  2:20 – 2:40 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors  2:40 – 3:30 pm What we don’t think we think: Implicit Bias The Honorable Janis van Meerveld • United States Magistrate Judge - Eastern District of Louisiana Objectivity is an illusion. Without our conscious knowledge, stereotypes and assumptions are embedded into all our brains. Implicit biases are held by everyone, including those negatively impacted by them. Judge van Meerveld will help you learn how to recognize and address implicit bias and highlight how you can work to create and foster a community where opportunities for growth, development, and advancement are open to all.  3:30 – 4:20 pm Smooth Transitions: Mastering Ownership Changes in a Privately Held Business Vanessa Brown Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates, Inc. • New Orleans, LA  Navigating the complexities of ownership transitions in privately held businesses can be challenging. This presentation delves into the critical strategies for successful buying, selling, succession, and exit planning. Attendees will learn how to explore all exit options and prepare their businesses for a seamless transition, ensuring continuity, protecting value, and securing a prosperous future for all stakeholders involved. NOTE: This event is also likely to qualify for CLE credits and fulfill education requirements for related credentials like CFF, CFE, and ABV. 

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2024 Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Conference - 2nd Day Only - Webcast

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Online/Webcast

8.00 Credits

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Louisiana is home to some of the nation’s most esteemed practitioners in this field, offering world-class content.Whether you're a seasoned professional looking to elevate your expertise or a newcomer eager to explore these exciting fields, this workshop is designed to help you unlock your potential and excel in your career. Day 2: Tuesday, August 20  7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast  8:00 – 9:30 am Improving Your Cost of Capital Estimates – Theory vs. Practice Carla Nunes, CFA, ABV • Kroll • Philadelphia, PA  Kevin Madden • Kroll • Chicago, IL 9:30 – 9:50 am  Break/Visit Exhibitors  9:50 am – 10:40 am AICPA Update Mark Smith, JD, CPA • AICPA • Chapel Hill, NC The AICPA session will provide an overview of the latest forensic and valuation section initiatives. This will include updates on the status of the forthcoming AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide on Business Combinations, the latest on Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensic, and Certified in Valuation of Financial Instruments credentials, several key initiatives to build the FVS pipeline, and some exciting new FVS resources. ?  10:40 – 11:30 am Estate & Gift Tax Valuations: Case Law Update Riley Busenlener, CPA/ABV, ASA, AEP, JD • Chaffe & Associates, Inc. • New Orleans, LA  Jason MacMorran, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, MS • EisnerAmper • Baton Rouge, LA  11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch/Visit Exhibitors  12:30—1:30 pm View From the Bench The Honorable Terry Doughty • United States District Judge - Western District of Louisiana  1:30 – 2:20 pm Divorce: Lifestyle Analysis Michele Avery, CPA, ABV, MBA, CVA, MAFF • Carr Riggs & Ingram • Metairie, LA This presentation will provide an overview on how to determine and present a lifestyle analysis when determining income for spousal or child support.? Focus will be on identifying documents and sources to support the lifestyle analysis and pitfalls avoid.  2:20 – 2:40 pm Break/Visit Exhibitors  2:40 – 3:30 pm What we don’t think we think: Implicit Bias The Honorable Janis van Meerveld • United States Magistrate Judge - Eastern District of Louisiana Objectivity is an illusion. Without our conscious knowledge, stereotypes and assumptions are embedded into all our brains. Implicit biases are held by everyone, including those negatively impacted by them. Judge van Meerveld will help you learn how to recognize and address implicit bias and highlight how you can work to create and foster a community where opportunities for growth, development, and advancement are open to all.  3:30 – 4:20 pm Smooth Transitions: Mastering Ownership Changes in a Privately Held Business Vanessa Brown Claiborne, CPA, ABV, ASA, AEP • Chaffe & Associates, Inc. • New Orleans, LA  Navigating the complexities of ownership transitions in privately held businesses can be challenging. This presentation delves into the critical strategies for successful buying, selling, succession, and exit planning. Attendees will learn how to explore all exit options and prepare their businesses for a seamless transition, ensuring continuity, protecting value, and securing a prosperous future for all stakeholders involved. NOTE: This event is also likely to qualify for CLE credits and fulfill education requirements for related credentials like CFF, CFE, and ABV. 

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