New York, NY, May 31, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Mary Ann Travers, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Fair Value Measurements and Reporting for 2014 LIVE Webcast” This event is scheduled for June 16, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Mary Ann Travers
Ms. Travers has over 20 years of consulting experience, specializing in the valuation of businesses and business interests, intangible assets, liabilities and complex securities in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financing, income and estate tax planning, litigation support services, economic analyses, accounting matters, regulatory requirements and recapitalizations. Her fair value studies have been used for financial reporting, litigation, tax, acquisition, regulatory and accounting purposes. Ms. Travers has an emphasis in purchase price allocation and goodwill impairment studies performed in connection with business combinations, as well as model validation and testing in the financial services (capital markets, banking) industry.
Ms. Travers has also served as an economic consultant and investment banker in her consulting career. Additionally Ms. Travers worked in valuation with a Big Four firm for over 10 years where she led a national industry line before joining Crowe to serve as the national valuation services group practice leader.
Ms. Travers received her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Chicago. She holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) certification and is nationally licensed.
About Crowe Horwath LLP
Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk, and performance services. With a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.
Crowe offers an array of valuation services to meet client needs in connection with business combinations, mergers and acquisitions, transaction structuring, tax planning, financial reporting, structured financing, litigation support, complex security testing, bankruptcy, solvency, model validation and asset value maximization.
The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the latest issues and trends on Fair Value Measurements and Reporting.
Key topics include:
· Overview of Fair Value Measurements and Reporting
· Issues and Guidelines Related to the Application of Key Accounting and Reporting Standards
· IFRS Framework
· Assets Valuation
· Financial Instruments and a lot more
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org