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25 Ways to Make Your Business Valuation Stand Up in Cross Examination

Financial Forensics

 25 Ways to Make Your Business Valuation Stand Up in Cross Examination
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Advanced
Prerequisites: Good knowledge of topic and experience in the field.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 14PFF0211
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

A lot of work goes into a business appraisal. Too many times parties/attorneys/judges don't understand or misinterpret the valuation. In this webinar, we will explore the errors made by appraisers and the key areas that attorneys need to be aware of in order to attack a business appraisal.

This webinar will provide 25 tips to help you put together a better, more understandable appraisal that will withstand cross examination or from attack from an opposing expert.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Prepare a more understandable business appraisal
- Identify the key areas of the appraisal that are subject to attack
- Distinguish their reports as being ones that stand up under cross examination and are perceived as reliable by the court
- Increase your ability to explain conclusions reached in your valuation in areas where there is a judgment call

Who Should Attend

Attorneys or accountants practicing in the family law area for at least one year


Karen Kaseno, CPA, ABV, CFF, MAFF, CFE, CVA
Ms. Karen J. Kaseno is a forensic accountant who provides valuation and forensic accounting services in all sizes of dissolution cases. Ms. Kaseno has been a court-appointed expert in matrimonial cases for over 24 years. She is a frequent speaker at national conferences and is one of the founding instructors of NACVA's Matrimonial Accounting course.

Randy Kessler, Esq.
Mr. Randy Kessler served as chair of the Family Law Sections of the American Bar Association and the Georgia Bar Association. He has taught Family Law at John Marshall Law School in Atlanta for the past 10 years and is often asked to comment on high-profile divorce for all the major television networks, newspapers, and magazines. He founded his firm, Kessler & Solomiany, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia in 1991 and has built it into one of the premier family law firms in the country for high-asset and high-profile family law cases.

He has authored family law books including the Georgia Library of Family Law Forms and Divorce: Protect Yourself, Your Kids and Your Future. He was born in Gainesville, Florida, raised in New Orleans, and having attended college at Brandeis University near Boston, MA, he came to Georgia in 1985 to attend Emory Law School. He has over 20 years of experience in domestic relations and family law matters including divorce, custody, paternity, prenuptial agreements, and child support.