VRC Co-CEO PJ Patel Invited to FASB Roundtable on Goodwill Accounting

VRC conducted a survey of financial statement preparers and users on the topic of goodwill accounting and impairments; Patel plans to convey key issues and concerns they raised to the standard-setting body.

Mercedes Falcon Published in Business Valuation Update

When valuing a foreign company and its intangible assets, the specific tax provisions applicable to the company’s country location and the impact on values often go unnoticed.

Goodwill Impairment: User Survey Summary

To better understand the needs and views of “users” of financial statements, VRC surveyed financial analysts, a group mainly comprised of CFA charterholders, who conduct fundamental analysis on public companies.

Goodwill Impairment: Preparer Survey Summary

We polled our clients for their thoughts on the current accounting for goodwill and intangible assets and have summarized our findings.

VRC Provides Constructive Input to the FASB on Goodwill Impairment

Response to the FASB suggests a number of ways current impairment testing could be improved and streamlined.

Lucy Lee

Ms. Lee specializes in business enterprise valuations, purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment testing, and securities valuations for financial and reporting and tax purposes. Ms. Lee…

VRC and Calcbench Collaborate on Goodwill Impairment Video

VRC and Calcbench collaborate as part of an ongoing commitment to educating the industry on complex buy important financial measurement and reporting topics.

The Current State of Goodwill & Impairments

A video discussion about corporate goodwill, goodwill impairment, and financial analysis techniques that aid in determining if a business combination is living up to performance expectations.

First, Do No Harm

Opinion: The FASB is soliciting feedback on whether and how to further simplify the accounting for goodwill and intangible assets for public companies. This may be setting off down a harmful course of accounting treatment.

Patel, Falcon, Mellen and Pumphrey to Present at Joint ASA Conference

The joint ASA conferences will feature sessions and social events that will provide attendees the opportunity to expand their global professional network and explore the latest ideas, trends and best practices with fellow professionals in the valuation and appraisal communities.