Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Highlights from BVR's 2nd Annual Summit on BV in Divorce

Date: Friday, October 16, 2009
10:00am-11:40am PT / 1:00pm-2:40pm ET

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On Demand Pack* $249.00
Teleconference and On Demand Pack* $339.00

*Please note: CPE credit is not available through On Demand Packs

Featuring (click image for more information):

Jay E. Fishman
Financial Research Associates
Sharyn Maggio
Maggio & Company
William J. Morrison
Morrison & Company

Why You Should Attend

BVR's 2nd Annual Summit on Business Valuation in Divorce featured the best minds on everything related to the valuation of businesses for marital dissolution. For those unable to attend the Summit in person, BVR is hosting a special recast of highlights from some of the most informative and insightful sessions, followed by live Q&A with conference chairs Jay Fishman, Sharyn Maggio, and William Morrison. In this incredible 100-minute teleconference you'll hear highlights from:

In addition to cutting-edge, ground breaking insights from this all-star cast of speakers, and the chance to ask questions of conference chairs, attendees will gain access to complete presentation materials from the Summit. If you missed the Summit, you can't let the opportunity to hear some of the best legal and valuation minds slip away again.


  • Introduction and welcome
  • Active v. Passive
    • Highlights of Chris Mercer's Rate & Flow Model - An alternative approach to determining Active/Passive Appreciation
    • Ashok Abbott and Mark Sobel put the Rate & Flow model under the lights, giving it a thorough grilling
  • Projections, Post-Judgment Events, and the Post-Bernie Madoff World
    • Judge Jacqueline Silbermann's thoughts post-judgment events, the processes of matrimonial courts, and how the recession has effected these institutions
  • Current Developments in Standards of Value - Thornhill and Other War Stories
    • Ron Seigneur's thoughts and experiences in the wake of Thornhill
  • Live Q&A with conference chairs Jay Fishman, Sharyn Maggio, and William Morrison

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the best practices for marital dissolution:
    • How to value businesses for these tricky cases
    • How best to work with judges, attorneys, and clients
  • Understand the judge's point of view, and how maximize your testimony and reporting given that knowledge
  • Clearly define how the recession has impacted business valuation for marital dissolution
  • Learn which techniques are best for certain valuation challenges, and how they'll stand up in court
  • See how new and evolving case law impacts expert testimony and the valuation process


BVR's Teleconference Usage Policy

Purchase of admission to any of BVR's teleconferences grants ONE phone connection and ONE computer connection per physical location per registration. Additional unregistered phone or computer connections are a violation of BVR's Teleconference Usage Policy, and BVR reserves the right to withhold CPE credits from both registered and unregistered users in violation of this policy.

Group Discounts Available

For group discounts on Teleconferences contact Linda Mendenhall at or (503) 291-7963 ext. 125.

CPE Credits for Unlimited Listeners

Have as many eyes and ears take advantage of your registered connections as possible:CPE credit is available for an unlimited number of listeners to any registered line.

To add listeners for CPE credit, contact customer service ( or (503) 291-7963) with main registrant's name, the names of the persons to receive credit, and their email addresses. We welcome as many eyes and ears to take advantage of those connections as possible.

CPE Information

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Recommended CPE: 2 Credit Hours (Consulting Services)

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On Demand Packs: Conference Recordings & Transcripts

BVR's On Demand Packs are an indispensable addition to any valuation reference library. Use them as training tools as many times as you'd like, wherever you are: play them at your computer at work or home, in your car, or on your personal audio device.

Each On Demand Packs includes:

  • Recordings and transcripts of the presentation
  • All presentation visual aides and handouts
  • All ancillary reading materials suggested by our presenters

For a complete list of available On Demand Packs from past teleconferences, click here.

BVR's Satisfaction Guarantee:
Business Valuation Resources offers a complaint resolution and refund policy with a 100% money-back guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with your conference experience, or have any concerns or complaints, you may contact Business Valuation Resources at (503) 291-7963 ext. 102 for a satisfactory resolution of your concern or you may submit a written request for a full refund of this program to Stephanie Crader at: or mail to BVR, LLC, 1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1200, Portland, OR 97205.