VRC’s Sapnas to Present at ASA Fair Value Conference

Panel discussion will focus on intangible asset discount rates

By: Charles Sapnas

New York (June 7, 2022) – Valuation Research Corporation (VRC), a leading global provider of independent valuation support and advisory services, announced that Charles Sapnas, managing director, will present on a panel at the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) New York Fair Value Conference on Thurs., June 16.

The panel will provide updates on the status of the Appraisal Foundation Working Group, Determining the Appropriate Discount Rate on Intangible Assets. Working Groups are comprised of subject matter experts from the valuation industry with specific focus on valuations for financial reporting purposes under US GAAP. This Working Group is focused on providing useful guidance and best practices for developing discount rates used in providing fair value measurements for intangible assets. Panelists will discuss key issues and challenges that practitioners face when estimating discount rates for intangibles.

The panel will take place from 1:00-1:45 p.m. EDT. More information about the conference, which will also feature a briefing on current projects by Financial Accounting Standards Board staffers, can be found here.

About VRC

Valuation Research Corporation is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm. Since 1975, the firm’s network of over 1,400 valuation professionals, including VRC’s nearly 250 U.S.-based colleagues, has provided objective, supportable value conclusions to domestic and international clients. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco, and Tampa; as well as international member firms operating as VRG in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.