Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2020 (Hardcover)
In the business valuation profession, ideas and methods continually evolve, making it imperative to stay current with the most innovative approaches and techniques, new court decisions, and regulatory and professional standards. BVR has you covered with the Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2019. This newest edition from the publishers of Business Valuation Update(BVU) covers the year's most groundbreaking and thought-provoking advancements on valuation methodologies, changes in regulations and professional standards, leading conferences, and practice-building ideas. This critical desktop reference keeps you ahead of your peers with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders, and BVR's editorial team.
The Yearbook is divided into six easy to maneuver sections:
- Section I. Business Valuation Approaches, Methods, and Entity-Specific Issues: This section covers the latest industry news as well as the most discussed and most controversial business valuation topics that arose over the past year. Make sure you're in-the-know on topics such as the debate over the use of statistics in the transaction method, disagreements related to the use of calculation reports in valuation, methods to separate active and passive appreciation, work file checklists for fair value for financial reporting, and much more.
- Section II. Business Valuation Conference Coverage: Get on-the-ground reporting from the premiere business valuation conferences both in the U.S. and around the globe.
- Section III. Legal, Regulatory, Standards: It's imperative to stay current on the latest news regarding the legal, regulatory, and business valuation standards landscape. This section offers critical insight into how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will affect valuations going forward. Key issues include the deduction for "qualified business income" for owners of a pass-through entity as well as the limitation of business interest expense deductions. Also of note is the Department of Labor's (DOL) crackdown on ESOPs as well as the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board's new standards to address ongoing audit deficiencies in fair value.
- Section IV. Business Valuation Profession and Practice Management: A number of articles in this section reveal insights into valuation firm performance and practice development. These comprehensive articles offer tips on how to bring in more business valuation work, as well as coverage of cutting-edge techniques to collaborate with the IRS.
- Section V. Reviews of Data Sources and New Books: This section includes an overview of BVR's launch of the new platform, Cost of Capital Professional and a review of the major upgrade of Pratt's Stats to DealStats. In addition, we have included reviews of Gary Trugman's 5th edition of Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small to Medium Sized Businesses, the new edition of Nancy Fannon and Jonathan Dunitz's Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, 5th edition, and insight into the significant enhancements made to the Mergerstat Review.
- Section VI. Data: This important section is an amalgamation of the monthly cost of capital data presented in tabular and chart form. It also includes aggregated data from DealStats, the valuation profession's leading data platform for private company transactions.