Common Flaws in BV Reports Submitted for Accreditation


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Webinar Description

This online webinar is designed to assist candidates in the last part of the requirements to become an accredited appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers. This webinar will provide an overview of the Business Valuation accreditation process and report guidelines that should be followed by an applicant. The presenters of this webinar will review common flaws in submitted reports and discuss the elements required for a report to pass this capstone of the accreditation process.

Learning Outcomes

Upon webinar completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Demonstrate better understanding of the required elements of a report submitted for BV accreditation;
  • Recognize critical elements to display an understanding of appraisal theory and synthesis and application in a client engagement;
  • Examine common flaws in submitted appraisals; and
  • Review the critical elements of a professional and comprehensive appraisal.

Webinar Audience

Candidates for ASA-BV who want a better understanding of the report submission requirements for advancement to either AM or ASA

Instructor Information

William C. Quackenbush, ASA | Advent Valuation Advisors

William Quackenbush, MBA, ASA, MCBA, ABAR is a director of Advent Valuation Advisors and has more than 40 years of business experience. Mr. Quackenbush has provided expert witness testimony and/or been deposed as such in both State and Federal Courts and in both arbitration and mediation settings. Mr. Quackenbush has taught business valuation throughout the US and worldwide for nearly 20 years and was the author of one of the ASA's credentialing courses in Business Valuation. He was a contributing author of the “IFRS Fair Value Guide: The IACVA International Handbook” published by John Wiley and Sons, is a contributing editor to The Financial and Litigation Expert, and has been a technical reviewer for two editions of the AICPA’s text on Business Valuation. He served as the Chair of the ASA's Business Valuation Committee and is currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Examiners (BV).

Trey Stevens, ASA | Stevens & Greer, LC

Trey Stevens is the vice-chair of the International Board of Examiners of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) for the business valuation discipline. Trey was elected to be a member of the ASA Business Valuation Committee in 2009 and reelected to this position in 2012. Trey holds the designation of Accredited Senior Appraiser from the ASA and the Master Certified Business Appraiser (MCBA) designation from the Institute of Business Appraisers. Trey has over 20 years of business valuation experience and is currently managing director of Stevens & Greer, LC, in McLean, Virginia.

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