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Business Valuation in Litigation

Financial Forensics

 Business Valuation in Litigation
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 13PFF0207
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

Business valuation often finds its way into lawsuits and other adversarial proceedings. Many business valuation experts are surprised when they discover that their traditional business valuation and report writing skills alone will not enable them to survive the rigors of the litigation process.

In this webinar, we will explore the common business valuation issues in litigation, application of business valuation standards in litigation, differences in reporting requirements, and surviving the challenges of the legal process and the courtroom.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Articulate the business valuation issues that are often found in litigation matters
- Identify the points of vulnerability common to business valuators in litigation
- List the challenges invited by the components of the traditional valuation report
- Differentiate between the reporting standards for traditional valuation engagements and litigation engagements
- Define the appropriate standards of value for common valuations litigation engagements

Who Should Attend

CPAs, valuation professionals, financial forensics experts, business damages experts, and business litigation attorneys


Michael G. Kaplan, CPA, ABV, CVA, MAFF
Mr. Michael Kaplan has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of forensic accounting, business valuation and litigation consulting. He has rendered services in numerous 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. Mr. Kaplan has also served as a court appointed expert and accounting referee.

Mr. Kaplan has served on the faculty of the Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California. He is a frequent lecturer at professional accounting, valuation, and legal conferences. Mr. Kaplan is called upon regularly to serve as an expert witness in federal and state courts. He has developed and presented continuing education programs in financial and management accounting, economic damages, forensic accounting, business valuation, and the financial expert’s role in litigation. Mr. Kaplan is a principal member of the training development team of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Director of NACVA’s Financial Forensics Institute, and has served as the chairman of NACVA’s Certification Board, Litigation Forensics Board, and Executive Advisory Board.