SOURCE: Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

January 21, 2010 13:37 ET

Business Valuation Resources Announces the 3rd Annual Summit on Fair Value for Financial Reporting

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 21, 2010) - Business Valuation Resources, LLC (BVR) is proud to announce its 3rd Annual Summit on Fair Value for Financial Reporting, February 1-2, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, chaired by Neil Beaton, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA, of Grant Thornton LLP.

Past Summits have sold out and this year's event is trending towards the same. "There is no question that BVR's Summit has earned its recognition as the best-in-class annual event on this topic. Neil Beaton has put together the highest caliber faculty and agenda. We have another standard-setting program on our hands," observes Lucretia Lyons, President of BVR.

Featuring nationally- and internationally-recognized experts, the 3rd Annual Summit on Fair Value for Financial Reporting will focus on compliance with FAS 157 and related regulations, with unique emphasis on timely issues in impairment testing, purchase price allocation, stock options, debt instrument valuation, and more. "We've assembled quite a team," says Summit chair Neil Beaton. "Most speakers are past and current members of AICPA task forces that have dealt with these particular issues."

The Summit includes 18 speakers from Grant Thornton, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, Duff & Phelps, Clifton Gunderson, Quist Valuations, Arcstone Partners, and other firms. It will begin with a full day seminar and conclude with a full day of advanced workshops. Presented in conjunction with the American Institute of CPAs, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, the Institute of Business Appraisers, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, the New York State Society of CPA's Foundation for Accounting Education, and RICS America, all presentations from the Summit will be webcast live around the globe.

For more information or to learn about BVR's premium training events, please contact Blake Lyman at or visit

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