| Industry Standards Update
Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: Participants need a background in the subject area and a desire to keep current.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
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Recent developments within the professional organizations are moving toward the harmonization of industry standards. Senior representatives from the valuation industry will discuss the standards impacting the profession, including NACVA®, IBA™, ASA, AICPA, and USPAP.
After completing the webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Discuss how industry standards and any changes will impact one's practice
Who Should Attend
Any practitioner who desires to stay on the leading edge of federal and state case law
Mark Kucik, CPA, CVA, CM&AA, CFF, CPVA
Mr. Mark Kucik is founder of The Kucik Valuation Group, LLC, of Chicago, Illinois, specializing in business valuations of family-owned and closely held securities for use in estate tax planning, financial statement reporting, estate tax returns, gift tax returns, buy/sell agreements, purchase/sale transactions, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), economic damages, matrimonial, and shareholder disputes.
Mr. Kucik is the past chair and current member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA) Executive Advisory Board, past chair and current member of the NACVA Standards Committee, a member of the International Glossary Task Force, a member of the North American Business Valuation Standards Council, an instructor on NACVA's Training Development Team, and served on NACVA's Education Board. He has over 28 years of professional experience, 18 years of which he has specialized in business valuation. Mr. Kucik was awarded NACVA's Outstanding Member Award, NACVA's Outstanding Instructor Award, the Instructor of Great Distinction Award, NACVA's Circle of Light Award, and NACVA's Thomas R. Porter Lifetime Achievement Award. He also presents valuation seminars throughout the Chicago area. Mr. Kucik is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Valuation Analyst® (CVA®), Certified Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst (CM&AA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA) . He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS). Mr. Kucik is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago.
Lari Masten, MSA, CPA/ABV, CFF, CVA, ABAR
Ms. Lari Masten focuses her professional time on business valuation, litigation, and consulting services as they apply to both private and public companies. She moved to Denver, Colorado, from Lubbock, Texas, in September of 2000 and has been in public accounting since 1987.
She has performed business valuations, economic damage calculations, purchase price allocations, and goodwill impairment testing for companies operating in a variety of industries including life sciences, personal/professional services, exploration and production of natural resources, manufacturing and distribution processes, real estate development and management, and agriculture-related service sectors.
She has been qualified as an expert witness, and her valuations, lost profits and damages calculations expert witness testimony have been for purposes of marital dissolution, estate and gift tax planning, damages, lost profits, bankruptcy, contract disputes, buy-sell agreements, purchase/sale transactions, goodwill impairment, and related matters.
Ms. Masten served in the elected position of Chairman of the Education Quality Assurance Board of NACVA for 2010–2013, she is a contributing member of the editorial advisor board to National Litigation Consultants’ Review and the Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis, and is an officer of the Colorado NACVA State Chapter. Ms. Masten received a Master of Science in Accounting degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and is a licensed CPA in the states of Texas and Colorado. She holds the following designations: Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) through the AICPA and the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.