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Calculating the Business Interruption Claim The Insured's Determination and Presentation of its Business Interruption Claim

Financial Forensics

 Calculating the Business Interruption Claim The Insured's Determination and Presentation of its Business Interruption Claim
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: Participants need a background in the subject area and desire to keep current.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 13PFF0508
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

The Insured has located their business interruption (BI) policy and gathered all the documents necessary to make their claim. Now what? Being able to sort through all the information available to cull it down to the necessary information needed to calculate the claim can be difficult. This webinar will educate the insured on how to calculate, present, and support their claim for a business interruption loss, as well as present to the insurer.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Perform a BI calculation and present the insured's BI claim
- Explain the components of the insured's BI calculation/claim
- Point to the BI policy language to support the BI calculation/claim

Who Should Attend

Valuation consultants, CPAs, Business Owners, Attorneys


Michael Kaplan, CPA, ABV, CVA, MAFF
Mr. Michael Kaplan has more than 37 years of experience in the areas of forensic accounting, business valuation, and litigation consulting. He is a cofounder of Kaplan, Abraham, Burkert Associates, Forensic Valuation Consultants. Mr. Kaplan is called upon regularly to serve as a forensic expert in litigation matters, including business litigation, professional malpractice matters, fraud and embezzlement, intellectual property, marital dissolution, loss of earnings, employment matters, and partner and shareholder disputes. He has qualified to testify in court as an expert witness in approximately 250 matters. Mr. Kaplan has also served as a court-appointed expert and accounting referee.

Mr. Kaplan is actively involved in the educational field. He has served on the faculty of the Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California. He has lectured to various bar association groups, CPA groups, appraiser groups, and other professional organizations. Mr. Kaplan has also lectured at regional and worldwide conferences of international associations of accounting firms. He has developed and presented continuing education programs in financial and management accounting, economic damages, forensic accounting, business valuation, and the CPA's role in litigation. He has also authored publications in the areas of business valuation, lost profits, litigation practice marketing, valuation practice management, and expert testimony.

Mr. Kaplan is a principal member of the training development team of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and the Consultants Training Institute (CTI). Mr. Kaplan is the recipient of NACVA's Circle of Light award (the highest distinction awarded to NACVA instructors), 'Instructor of the Year' award, 'Instructor of Exceptional Distinction' awards, and 'Outstanding Member' award.

Mr. Kaplan is president of NACVA's Financial Forensics Institute and the American Institute for Expert Witness Education. He is the lead instructor of the Litigation Bootcamp for Financial Experts, Cornerstones of Financial Forensics, and Expert Witness Bootcamp.