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Financial Litigation Consulting Professionals Workshop

Consultants' Training Institute
Co-Sponsored by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts®

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Make the Statement That When it Comes to Financial Litigation, You Are the “Master” of the Field

The highest growth areas in financial litigation are subject to their own variables that define the financial litigation consultant’s role in the matter and the scope of analysis. Further, the legal theories underlying the various types of financial litigation focus on key statutes and case law that define the scope of damages. Command of these fundamental concepts are key to producing credible financial litigation support services that will withstand the challenges of the litigation environment.

The Financial Litigation Consulting Professionals Workshop utilizes state-of-the-art training techniques to maximize learning and retention, teaches to the body of knowledge for financial litigation, and prepares attendees to pass the Master Analyst in Financial Forensics® (MAFF®) proctored exam:
 
  • Methodologies and approaches for calculating damages
  • Financial investigative and forensic accounting techniques
  • Skills development for communicating with judges, attorneys, and juries
  • Specialty areas of financial litigation practice

How You Will Benefit

After completing this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the methodologies and approaches of financial forensics and how to integrate them in related proceedings
  • Differentiate between generally accepted financial forensic methodologies
  • Identify the elements of a report that meet the demands of the legal system
  • Recognize and avoid pitfalls of incorporating financial evidence in a legal proceeding
  • Recognize, implement, and apply legal concepts protocol to financial expert engagements
  • Identify the responsibilities of an expert, from retention through resolution of the proceeding
  • Specify the basics of the legal system and professional standards
  • Distinguish between the role of the financial forensics analyst as a testifying and/or consulting expert
  • Determine the conceptual types of lost profits, measures of loss, and methods to calculate lost profits
  • Distinguish between the different types of specific financial forensics engagements
  • Formulate effective and defensible lost profits and damages models in the context of litigation
  • Explain the role of the financial forensics analyst in the investigation, standard of care, and determination of damages
  • Employ proven techniques of practice management applicable to the financial forensics practice

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What You Will Cover

Day 1: Foundations of Financial Forensics—Professional Responsibilities and the Legal Environment
Day 2: Damages Analysis and Measurement—Commercial, Personal, and Intellectual Property
Day 3: Business Valuation in Litigation and Family Law Forensics
Day 4: Business Fraud—Prevention, Detection, and Response
Day 5: Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Reorganization
Day 6: MAFF Proctored Exam

Who Should Attend
CPAs, valuation experts, economists, and other financial professionals who render services designed to assist in the resolution of legal disputes involving financial matters. This training is geared toward the seasoned practitioner and utilizes state-of-the-art training techniques to maximize learning and retention. Less seasoned practitioners have much to gain also, because this training—challenging as it is—will broaden their perspectives and tune their skills for working effectively with legal professionals. 

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Financial LItigation Consulting Professionals Workshop Faculty

To register, select the date and location you'd like to attend and click the "Register Online" button for our online event registration.  Contact Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for questions or registration assistance.
 
 Six-Day Live Classroom Schedule  
          Register Early and SAVEEarly Registration Discounts
and Deadlines
  Dates Location   10% 5%
  December 10–15 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 9/30/2018 10/31/2018
  June 3–8, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 3/31/2019 4/30/2019
  September 23–28, 2019 Philadelphia, PA Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 7/31/2019 8/31/2019
  Ocober 28–
November 2, 2019
New Orleans, LA Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 8/31/2019 9/30/2019
  December 9–14, 2019 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 10/31/2019 11/30/2019

Courses (Mon–Fri) generally begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5:15 p.m.

 
 Five-Day Live Online Broadcast Schedule  
            Early Registration Discounts
and Deadlines
Dates Broadcast Location   10% 5%
December 10–14 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 9/30/2018 10/31/2018
September 23–27, 2019 Philadelphia, PA Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 7/31/2019 8/31/2019
October 28–
November 1, 2019
New Orleans, LA Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 8/31/2019 9/30/2019

Courses (Mon–Fri) generally begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 5:15 p.m.

 
 Ten-Day Live Online Webinar Schedule  
            Early Registration Discounts
and Deadlines
Dates Time   10%
Part 1:
Monday–Friday,
1:00–4:00 p.m. ET
   
March 4–8, 2019 Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 2/28/2019
February 3–7, 2020 Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 1/31/2020
Part 2:    
March 18–22, 2019 Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 2/28/2019
February 24–28, 2020 Call Member/Client Services at (800) 677-2009 for Registration 1/31/2020
 CPE On-Demand Course  
    CPE:
30 Hrs
Price: $1,756/$1,580.40 Members (includes proctored MAFF certification exam) Purchase the On-Demand Course here.

The exam on Saturday starts at 8:00 a.m.  Please allow 5 ½ hours for completion depending on transition time in-between questions which does not count towards the total time allowed of five hours. 
 
This course is paperless.  Attendees will be provided a link to course material that will be used during the course, so attendees will need a laptop with Internet access.  The CTI will provide electric power and Internet access, but will not provide laptops.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own mobile wireless modem or hotspot device.

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Pricing (Before Early Registration Discount)


Non-Member


Member
Live Classroom or Online Broadcast Package: Five-day Workshop, plus MAFF Certification Exam ($300 off retail price) (40 Hrs CPE)
$3,575 $3,250
Five-day Workshop (40 Hrs CPE) $3,250 $2,925
MAFF Certification Exam $625 $625
First-year NACVA Membership $535  
     
Ten-Day Live Online Webinar Package: Ten-day training [part 1 and part 2] and MAFF proctored exam scheduled separately (30 Hrs CPE) $2,225 $2,045
 

CPE Hours
Delivery Method Group-Live
Program Level Intermediate
Advanced Preparation None
Prerequisites Previous training or research on subject matter being taught. 
Fields of Study Accounting 8
  Auditing 6
  Behavioral Ethics 2
  Business Law 3
  Communications and Marketing 2
  Information Technology 3
  Economics 3
  Finance 5
  Management Services 3
  Regulatory Ethics 2
  Taxes 3
Total CPE Hours   40

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