Fair Value Disclosures: New disclosures for level 3 fair value measurements were effective Q1 2012. The disclosures were more complex and operationally intensive than originally expected by most preparers. In addition, the information provided may not always be conducive to an investor’s understanding of the unobservable inputs used in these measurements. This webcast would provide insight on the FASB’s requirements, a comparison/review of disclosures in companies’ SEC filings, SEC’s views on what should be disclosed, auditors’ concerns, and the current thinking on how this disclosure is expected to evolve.
Course Level: Intermediate
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124398
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)
Agenda (click here to view more)
SEGMENT 1 & 8:
Anthony B. Creamer III, CPA, Managing Director,
Ralph M. Natilli, CPA, Principal,
Lou Fanzini, Director of Accounting Policy,
Christopher Esposito, Partner,
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Jon Waterman, CPA, Partner,
James W. Kaiser, CPA , Partner ,
Josette Ferrer , Managing Director,
Clairent Advisors LL
Anthony B. Creamer III, CPA
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Ralph M. Natilli, CPA
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Director of Accounting Policy
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Deloitte & Touche LLP
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Jon Waterman, CPA
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James W. Kaiser, CPA
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Clairent Advisors LLC
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Who Should Attend?
- Preparers and users/analysts
- Valuation Analysts
- Finance Directors
- And other interested professionals
This is must attend event for anyone interested in learning the up-to-date issues related to the new FASB Fair Value Disclosure Requirements (ASU 2011-04)
- New guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from experienced practitioners & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A
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New FASB Fair Value Disclosure Requirements (ASU 2011-04)
Speakers and Partner Firms:
Navigant is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in disputes and investigations, economics, financial advisory and management consulting with business pragmatism, supporting clients in addressing their most critical business leads.
Rothstein Kass provides audit, tax, accounting and advisory services to hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, broker-dealers and registered investment advisors. The firm is recognized internationally as a top service provider to the industry through its Financial Services Group. The Financial Services Group consults on a wide range of organizational, operational and regulatory issues. The firm also advises on fund structure, both inside and outside the United States, compliance and financial reporting, as well as tax issues from a federal, state, local and international compliance perspective. Rothstein Kass has offices in Boston, California, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas and the Cayman Islands.
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to selected clients. These firms are members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), a UK private company limited by guarantee. Each member firm provides services in a particular geographic area and is subject to the laws and professional regulations of the particular country or countries in which it operates. DTTL does not itself provide services to clients. DTTL and each DTTL member firm are separate and distinct legal entities, which cannot obligate each other. DTTL and each DTTL member firm are liable only for their own acts or omissions and not those of each other. Each DTTL member firm is structured differently in accordance with national laws, regulations, customary practice, and other factors, and may secure the provision of professional services in its territory through subsidiaries, affiliates and/or other entities.
McGladrey LLP is the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services, with nearly 6,500 professionals and associates in more than 70 offices nationwide. McGladrey is a licensed CPA firm.
It is the U.S. member of RSM International (“RSMI”), the sixth largest network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms worldwide, with offices in more than 85 countries and more than 32,000 people to serve clients’ business needs. The member firms of RSMI collaborate to provide services to global clients, but are separate and distinct legal entities which cannot obligate each other. Each member firm is responsible only for its own acts and omissions, and not those of any other party.
BBD, LLP is a nationally recognized, PCAOB-registered firm of Certified Public Accountants located in Philadelphia. The firm specializes in providing services for the investment management industry.
BBD’s Investment Management Group provides audit and tax services for registered and unregistered investment companies, investment advisors and securities broker/dealers. Our affiliate, BBD Cayman, provides audit services for offshore hedge funds based in the Cayman Islands.
The Investment Management Group maintains a blog, investmentcompanynotebook.com, providing insight and analysis on the audit and tax issues impacting investment companies. BBD’s investment company expertise also is sought out regularly by the nation’s premier financial media. In the past several months, BBD has commented in Money Management Executive, Ignites, Fund Director Intelligence, and Onwallstreet.
Clairent Advisors specializes in providing independent asset and business valuations – combining proven techniques, analytical tools, and extensive experience to produce thorough and well-documented deliverables. Clairent’s team has significant experience providing valuations and financial advisory services for a variety of needs, including, but not limited to: financial reporting, tax planning and reporting, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganization and bankruptcy, and litigation support. Clients have valued Clairent’s credentials – with experience on over 600 significant valuation engagements – coupled with the responsiveness and focus from senior level team members on all aspects of a project. Serving both U.S. as well as international clients, Clairent is based in San Francisco, California.
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