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Emerging Issues in Cost of Capital: A Deep Dive Into the D&P Handbook and Beyond

 Emerging Issues in Cost of Capital: A Deep Dive Into the D&P Handbook and Beyond
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Previous training or research on subject matter being taught.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Accounting
Item Number: 16PBV0419
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

This webinar will explore the evolving landscape in cost of capital, including an in-depth look at the Duff & Phelps Valuation Handbook—Guide to Cost of Capital and the accompanying Cost of Capital Calculator. Additional areas covered will include international cost of capital models, the new Duff & Phelps Valuation Handbook—Industry Cost of Capital resource, the Implied Private Company Pricing Model, the Pepperdine survey, and other ancillary resources will be referenced.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Explain what the choices are for supporting cost of capital determinations
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses of cost of capital models
- Differentiate between the traditional build-up model and modified CAPM
- Determine when and how to utilize conditional cost of capital elements in a build-up model

Who Should Attend

This webinar will be appropriate for anyone who uses cost of capital in their work as a business appraisal analyst


Ron Seigneur, CPA, CVA, ABV, ASA, CFF
Mr. Ron Seigneur is managing partner of Seigneur Gustafson LLP CPAs, based in Lakewood Colorado, where he is responsible for financial forensics, economic damages assessments, business and intellectual property valuation, exit planning, and related litigation support services. Mr. Seigneur holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, and is a Senior Appraiser (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers. He is co-author of the 1300+ page treatise on business appraisal titled Financial Valuations: Applications and Models, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2011, and Reasonable Compensation: Applications and Analysis for Management, Valuation and Tax, published by Business Valuation Resources in 2010.

Mr. Seigneur is co-founder of YS Advisory, a consultancy focused on advising practitioners and attorneys on practice management and technical issues in the areas of business and IP appraisal, economic damages, financial forensics, malpractice issues and related concerns. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, College of Law for over 20 years, where he teaches law firm finance, leadership, and management classes. He is a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and a frequent speaker and author on valuation, economic damages, leadership, and other professional firm practice management topics. Mr. Seigneur was the 2009-10 chair of the Colorado Society of CPAs and was inducted into the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame in 2006.