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Valuation, Forensic Accounting & Litigation Services Conference Simulcast (LCWEB)

 
Date:Thursday, January 11, 2018 - Friday, January 12, 2018
Time:8:00am - 5:25pm
(Registration at 7:30am )
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:1.0 Behavioral
15.0 Technical Business
Instructors: Abby Cynamon, Esq. Michael D'Alanzo Ariana Fajardo Orshan, Esq. Michael Finney Jodi Furr Colton, Esq. Rachel Gillette Cynthia L. Greene, Esq. Andrew Hinkes James R. Hitchner, CPA, ABV, CFF, ASA Z. Christopher Mercer, FASA, CFA, ABAR Christine Ramirez Pallesen Sandra L. Perez, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE Dan Regard William L. Thomas Bruce Yasukochi, CPA, PI, CFE, CFF, CITP
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$485.00 FICPA Members, $725.00 Non-Members
Regular Price:$485.00 FICPA Members, $725.00 Non-Members on 1/11/2018

Description:
From the Team
Image:Monte Kane - Chair
Monte Kane - Chair

Welcome to the 2018 FICPA Valuation, Forensic Accounting & Litigation Services Conference!  Our veteran planning committee has done a fantastic job bringing together cutting edge topics and outstanding speakers to offer you 16 hours of the best CPE in the field.

Image:Steven Wolf - Vice Chair
Steven Wolf - Vice Chair
This long-standing, elite conference keeps you connected with your peers, and provides novice and seasoned CPAs alike with the information and tools needed to keep on top of the profession.  This year's agenda explores timely topics including insurance challenges raised by the very active hurricane season, advances is cyber security, along with indepth review of malpractices issues and family case law. We are also pleased to announce that this year our conference will be available to all CPAs across the state and beyond via simulcast. 

Now that we've piqued your interest, we hope you will take a moment to review the complete  agenda and reserve your seat at the 2018 VFALS conference simulcast.  Start the year off right!  Join us on-line January 11-12, 2018.



CPE/CLE Credit:

This conference may qualify for up to 16 hours of CPE credit and is subject to change. CPE credit is subject to approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.  The type of credit earned depends on concurrent breakouts chosen.  Please indicate choice of breakouts on the registration form.

Application has been made for 16 hours of CLE Credit by the Florida Bar.  You must apply directly to the Florida Bar for CLE credit.


Conference Materials

Conference reference materials are distributed to registrants electronically in advance of the program.  There will not be printed material available on site. This fully searchable PDF includes speaker presentations and is intended for electronic use only.


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Objectives:
  • Examine malpractice issues from various perspectives
  • Explore techniques designed to sharpening your testifying skills 
  • Learn what you need to know about insurance claims
  • Identify issues related to cybersecurity
  • Explore hot topics in business valuation
  • Examine accounting in the digital age
  • Strengthen your skills with a unique Dale Carnegie session


Major Topics:
  • Malpractice
  • Business Valuation
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Cyber Security
  • Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Cyptocurrency


Who Should Attend:
CPAs with an interest in business valuation, litigation services and forensic accounting.

Prerequisite:
Some familiarity with valuation, litigation services and forensic accounting.


Note:
Promos
First Time Attendees

First Time Attendees use NEWLC18 promo code and save $100. Valid for first-time conference attendees, applies to in-person or simulcast registration and does not apply to non-member fees. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or applied to prior purchases/registrations.

YCPA

Young CPAs use YCPALC18 promo code and save $150. Offer valid for Young CPAs (age 36 and under) attending the conference, applies to in-person or simulcast registration and does not apply to non-member fees. Discount cannot be combined with other offers or applied to prior purchases/registrations.


Session/Options

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Registration Status: CLOSED - Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
Registration
7:30am-8:00am
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Time: Thursday 8:00am - 8:10am    Credits: 0


Morning General Sessions
Economic Development Update: Working Together to Support Growth and Prosperity
Time: Thursday 8:10am - 9:00am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Pre-Claim Mitigation
Time: Thursday 9:00am - 9:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
9:50am-10:10am
Morning General Sessions Continued
Confessions of a Reluctant Expert Witness
Time: Thursday 10:10am - 11:00am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Dale Carnegie Techniques: Foundation for Success
Time: Thursday 11:00am - 11:50am    Credits: 1.0 BE


Lunch
11:50am-12:50pm
Afternoon General Sessions
Why PI? The CPA as Private Investigator
Time: Thursday 12:50pm - 1:40pm    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
1:40pm-1:45pm
Afternoon General Sessions Continued
Hot Topics in Business Valuation
Time: Thursday 1:45pm - 2:35pm    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
2:35pm-2:40pm
Afternoon General Sessions Continued
Accounting in a Digital Universe
Time: Thursday 2:40pm - 3:30pm    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
3:30pm-3:45pm
Afternoon General Sessions Continued
Valuation of Cryptocurrency Assets
Time: Thursday 3:45pm - 4:35pm    Credits: 1.0 TB


Cyber Security - Current Threats and Intrusions
Time: Thursday 4:35pm - 5:25pm    Credits: 1.0 TB


Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Morning General Sessions
Services to Businesses Involved in Marijuana
Time: Friday 8:10am - 9:00am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Post-Claim Cooperation with Counsel
Time: Friday 9:00am - 9:50am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
9:50am-10:10am
Morning General Sessions Continued
A Case Study in Family Law: Living in the Gray Zone-Part 1
Time: Friday 10:10am - 11:00am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
11:00am-11:05am
Morning General Sessions Continued
A Case Study in Family Law: Living in the Gray Zone-Part 2
Time: Friday 11:05am - 11:55am    Credits: 1.0 TB


Lunch
11:55am-1:00pm
Afternoon General Sessions
Family Case Law Update (Litigation)
Time: Friday 1:00pm - 1:50pm    Credits: 1.0 TB


Break
1:50pm-2:05pm
Afternoon General Sessions Continued
Panel Discussion: At the Bench with the Judges
Time: Friday 2:05pm - 3:45pm    Credits: 2.0 TB


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