The Professional's Guide to Fair Value : the Future of Financial Reporting.
By: Catty, James P.Material type: BookSeries: Wiley corporate F & A: Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: 1 online resource (258 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118185438; 1118185439; 9781119202295; 1119202299.Subject(s): Fair value -- Accounting -- Standards | Financial statements | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Accounting -- General | Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Accounting -- Financial | BusinessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Professional's Guide to Fair Value : The Future of Financial Reporting.DDC classification: 657.3 | 657/.3 Other classification: BUS001000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
The Professional's Guide to Fair Value; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Signifi cance of Value; Business Uses for Valuation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Financial Reporting; Investment Bankers versus Valuators; Valuation Requirements; Litigation Risks; Ten Commandments of Valuation; Chapter 2: Fair Value Concept; Relevant Pronouncements; Definitions; Market Participants; Fair Value Accounting; Revaluation under IFRS; Other Types of Value; Valuation Principles; Reporting and Cash-Generating Units; Chapter 3: Fair Value Framework; Stage 1: Determine the Unit of Account.
Stage 2: Evaluate the Premise of ValueStage 3: Assess the Principal Market; Stage 4: Establish the Most Advantageous Market; Stage 5: Select Appropriate Valuation Methods; Stage 6: Estimate Fair Value Conclusions; Chapter 4: Taming the Future; Definitions; Effect of Market Participants' Assumptions; Scenario Analysis; Scenario Implications; Chapter 5: Projecting What Is to Come; Base the Future on the Past; The Truth Is in the Parts; Avoid Unnecessary Risks; Garbage In, Garbage Out; Believable and Likely Conclusions; Quality of Earnings; Conclusion.
Chapter 6: The Market Approach to Fair ValueNature of Markets; Classifying Assets; Comparable Transactions; Guideline Entities; Guideline Entities Example; Licensed Asset Example; Conclusion; Chapter 7: The Cost Approach to Fair Value; Current Replacement Cost; Deductions; Integrating the Factors; Residual Value; Useful Lives; Valuing Intangible Assets by the Cost Approach; Conclusion; Chapter 8: The Income Approach to Fair Value; Capitalization Methods; Income Approach--Discounting; Terminal Amounts; Application to Intangible Assets; Chapter 9: Sources of Value--Profi ts.
Structure of BusinessesInnovation; DuPont Analyses; Chapter 10: Sources of Value--Risks; Reducing Risks; Continual Monitoring and Testing; Dealing with Biases; Risk Rate Component Model; Intellectual Capital Value Drivers; Conclusion; Chapter 11: Valuing Liabilities; Liabilities Transferred Rather Than Settled; Asset Retirement Obligations; Contingent Liabilities; Chapter 12: Business Combinations; Do Mergers Pay Off?; Why Merge?; Determination of Synergies; Intrinsic and Investment Values; Quantification; Chapter 13: Purchase Price Allocation; Stage 1: Determine the Acquirer.
Stage 2: Establish the Consideration's Fair ValueKnowledge of the Industry; Stage 3: Identify All the Items Involved; Stage 4: Select Appropriate Valuation Techniques; Stage 5: Estimate Fair Values and Reconcile Rates of Return; Conclusion; Chapter 14: Impairment; Reporting Units; Cash-Generating Units; Goodwill; Allocations; GAAP Long-Lived Assets Impairment Test; IFRS Impairment Test; GAAP Goodwill Impairment Test; Chapter 15: The Auditor's Blessing; Auditing Fair Values; Conclusion; About the Author; Index.
An all-encompassing guide to the elements and basics of fair valueWith the important role fair value is playing in the creation of a converged set of global accounting standards, demand for products in this category is growing spectacularly. The elements and basics of fair value are covered, including risk, dealing with the SEC, and details on legal responsibility. In addition, sample financial statements are included, along with tables, recommended applicable techniques, and management checklists for those who are responsible for preparing and approving of financial statements. Written by the.
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