When companies require an objective and independent assessment of value, they look to Duff & Phelps.
Duff & Phelps finance and accounting expertise, combined with the use and development of sophisticated valuation methodologies, can fulfill even the most complex financial reporting and tax requirements. We constantly monitor changing regulations and consistently provide input to the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board as they develop implementation guidance and new financial reporting rules with valuation implications.
We also perform tax valuations and related consulting in accordance with the regulations and guidance established by the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities. Our valuation opinions are fully defensible and documented to withstand scrutiny from the SEC or other regulatory bodies.
Webcast: 2015 U.S. Goodwill Impairment Study
This complimentary webcast to learn the results of the annual U.S. Goodwill Impairment Study that Duff & Phelps conducted in coordination with the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
Goodwill Impairment Step 0 Study
Duff & Phelps published a Step 0 Study specifically focused on the use of the qualitative option available to companies in assessing goodwill for impairment.
Webcast: Calculating Cost of Capital-Matching Risk and Return
Calculating cost of capital can be a daunting task, particularly in volatile markets, yet it is a critical valuation input for mergers and acquisitions, capital budgeting, feasibility studies and strategic investment decisions.
Video: Andreas Chrysostomou discusses the new AICPA IPR&D Guide
Duff & Phelps Managing Director and Healthcare and Life Sciences industry leader Andreas Chrysostomou discusses some of the highlights of the new AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide on IPR&D.
Webcast: New AICPA IPR&D Guide - A Valuation Perspective
Learn about the new AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guide: Assets Acquired to Be Used in Research and Development. We review the highlights of the new guide as compared to the previous version, as well as the valuation best practices.
Video: Sidestepping The Goodwill “Two-Step”: What It Means For You
Duff & Phelps Managing Director and former SEC Accounting Fellow, Jouky Chang, discusses trends in goodwill impairment and what companies need to know when conducting their testing on the Financial Management Network.