ME156 Providing Greater Consistency Across the Globe from Business Valuation

Webinar Description

The valuation profession is becoming internationally focused and regulators across the globe have expressed concerns of inconsistencies creating the need for one set of uniform, multi-discipline standards. The ASA is an active member of IVSC and supportive of the International Valuation Standards. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon webinar completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Examine how to protect the public interest;
  • Discuss how to promote consistency of approaches;
  • Facilitate higher quality of work;
  • Develop common terminology;
  • Recognize how to establish a framework or delivering valuations;
  • Protect the public interest; and
  • Provide transparency in the standard setting process.

Webinar Audience

Combination of regional firms, partners, senior people who have had exposure to IVS and want to know more about it and why it is important

Instructor Information

Mark Zyla, ASA | Managing Director | Zyla Valuation Advisors, LLC

Mark L. Zyla is a Managing Director of Zyla Valuation Advisors, LLC, an Atlanta Georgia based valuation and litigation consultancy firm. Mark received a BBA degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA degree with a concentration in Finance from Georgia State University.  Mark also completed the Mergers and Acquisitions Program at the Aresty Institute of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Valuation Program at the Graduate School of Business at Harvard University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation (“CPA/ABV”), Certified in Financial Forensics (“CFF”) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”), a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”), and an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers certified in Business Valuation (“ASA”).

Mark is the Chairman of the Standards Review Board of the International Valuation Standards Council (“IVSC”).  Mark recently served on the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee.  Mark is a member of the Business Valuations Committee of the ASA where he also serves as a member of the Business Valuation Standards and Technical Issues subcommittees.  Mark is on the Advisory Council of the Master of Science in Finance program at the University of Texas at Austin.  In 2013, Mark was inducted into the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame.

Mark is a frequent presenter and author on valuation issues. He has served on the faculty of the Federal Judicial Center and the National Judicial College teaching business valuation concepts to judges.  Mark is author of Fair Value Measurement: Practical Guidance and Implementation 3rd ed. published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2020).  Mark is also the author of the course, “Fair Value Accounting: A Critical New Skill for All CPAs” published by the AICPA. Mark is also co-author of several portfolios related to Fair Value Measurement published by Bloomberg BNA.

Jack Beckwith, ASA, CEA | President | EAGI

Mr. Beckwith’s professional career began in 1976 when he began distributing new and refurbished medical equipment to the healthcare industry in the U.S., Mexico and Europe. He owned and operated Mission Medical which had several locations throughout Texas and Mexico.  In 1996, he sold Mission Medical and entered the appraisal field full time and received his ASA designation. Before writing ME213, he has been teaching the MTS principle of valuation courses throughout the United States, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.  Mr. Beckwith serves as the ASA representative to the International Valuation Standards Council based in London. Prior to beginning his professional career, Mr. Beckwith earned his BBA at the University of Texas, served on the University of Incarnate Word Nursing Advisory Board and is currently serving on the Advisory Board for Boerne YMCA and the Kronkosky Place Senior Center.


Providing Greater Consistency
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