Archive 2011-36: Transaction Databases Update




Transaction Databases Update Pratt’s Stats®, BIZCOMPS® and the IBA. Two New Case Study Examples
Application, Reconciliation of Values and Report Language. The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth

Presented by
James R. Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, and Marcie Bour, CPA/ABV, BVAL, CFE, CVA, ABAR, CFFA

Webinar 36 Broadcast Date: May 10, 2011

Learning Objectives:

  • The participant will learn how to apply the data in two case study examples
  • The participant will learn the proper levels of reliance when using these databases including primary, secondary and no reliance
  • The participant will learn how to write a guideline company transaction method section in a report
  • The participant will understand how the data and databases are compiled and how they should be used
  • The participant will learn how attorneys can make an expert look bad by quoting the database instructions
  • The participant will learn how to respond to attorney attacks
  • The participant will see how certain uses may violate valuation standards

Webinar Outline:

  • Two new case study examples
    • Apply Pratt’s Stats® data
    • Apply BIZCOMPS® data
    • Apply IBA data
    • Reconciliation of the three applications and values
    • Conclusion of value
    • Level of reliance
  • Review of proper report language
  • Detailed discussion of the three databases
  • Linking the database instructions to the use of the data and its credibility
  • Differences of the databases and why certain databases should be used in some circumstances and not others
  • Strengths and weaknesses of each database and the proper application of the data

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