PJ Patel and Ed Hamilton to Present at Business Valuation and Litigation Services Conference

Valuation Research Corporation (VRC), a leading provider of independent valuation services, is pleased to announce PJ Patel, Co-CEO and Senior Managing Director of VRC, and Ed Hamilton, Senior Vice President of VRC, will present at the Business Valuation and Litigation Services Conference, to be held September 27 at the APA Hotel Woodbridge in Iselin, New Jersey.

Patel and Hamilton will address the top 10 issues in avoiding valuation surprises in accounting for M&A transactions.

The Business Valuation and Litigation Services Conference will gather experts in the fields of business valuation and litigation services to discuss current issues, techniques and pitfalls to avoid.

Patel and Hamilton will present on September 27 at 11:10 a.m. discussing the various valuation issues that deal teams, tax and accounting groups need to identify and address in accounting for M&A transactions. The session will explore:

  • Determining the purchase price considering deal structure and components of the consideration paid
  • Identifying the assets and liabilities acquired and what needs to be valued
  • Reviewing recently updated best practices in valuing inventory, deferred revenue and customer assets
  • Understanding the current environment – scrutiny from senior management, auditors, the SEC, PCAOB and other stakeholders

Patel is a widely respected valuation expert and a frequent presenter on valuation issues for financial reporting purposes. He has been on the Fair Value panel at the AICPA SEC Conference, is an active member of the AITF, and was a member of the Appraisal Foundation’s Working Group preparing an industry Practice Aid for valuing customer related assets. He is regularly quoted in the media on valuation issues. Hamilton, who holds the designation of chartered financial analyst (CFA), specializes in the valuation of businesses and assets and liabilities for financial reporting purposes. He is a frequent presenter on valuation issues for financial reporting purposes and has presented on valuation issues relating to ASC 805, ASC 350/360, ASC 820 and other emerging issues.

About the NJCPA
Founded in 1898, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) is the largest professional organization serving the needs of Garden State CPAs and aspiring CPAs. With a membership of more than 14,000, the NJCPA represents the majority of New Jersey CPAs in public practice, business & industry, government and education. The 2018 Business Valuation and Litigation Services Conference will be held in Iselin, New Jersey at the APA Hotel Woodbridge, Sept. 27. To register, visit the conference website.


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