The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) recently released the Report on Observations of PCAOB Inspectors Related to Audit Risk Areas Affected by the Economic Crisis which identified instances where auditors failed to comply with PCAOB standards. The document specifically references a number of fair value-related items including goodwill impairment, intangible assets, contingencies, complex or illiquid financial assets, and other fair value measurements.
Here are some tips for reporting entities to keep in mind through 2011 and 2012:
At Mercer Capital, our goal is to minimize the hassle and disruption of the fair value measurement and review process for all parties involved, including company management, the audit team, and the auditor’s valuation review team.
Travis W. Harms serves as the President of Mercer Capital and leads Mercer Capital’s Family Business Advisory Services Group. Travis’s practice focuses on providing financial education, valuation, and other strategic financial consulting to multi-generation family businesses. ...
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Sujan Rajbhandary, vice president, is a senior member of Mercer Capital’s Financial Reporting Valuation Group, which provides fair value opinions and related advisory services to public companies, private companies, and alternative investment vehicles. Sujan has valued financial ...
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