Parsippany, NJ – Eric J. Barr, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CFE, co-managing member Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC, and director of the firm’s Business Valuation and Litigation Support Department lead a seminar for The Consultants’ Training Institute (CTI) – a national affiliation of The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) which supports the users of business and intangible asset valuation services and financial forensic services, including damages determinations of all kinds and fraud detection and prevention.  Mr. Barr is a long-time member of NACVA.

The seminar “Pass-Through Entities and the Modified Delaware MRI Model - A New Solution to an Old Problem,”  discussed that in pass-through entities the valuation community has perhaps its oldest, least resolved, and, some would say, most poorly defined set of challenges. Despite academic studies, exhaustive professional thought, and judicial opinion, there is still a lack of consensus in this critical area of business appraisal. Yet, in the face of these challenges new work continues to push for a solution to the conundrum of pass-through entities. Eric Barr presented new thinking on pass-through entity valuation and how the appraisal community can best overcome the long-standing barriers to consensus.

The Consultants’ Training Institute (CTI) is comprised of leading experts in the fields of business valuation, litigation consulting, financial forensics, and a variety of other business consulting disciplines. As a widely respected professional training organization, the CTI combines hundreds of years of practitioner experience with academic insights to produce benchmark training and certification programs in the consulting industry’s hottest growth niches.

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Eric Barr has more than 40 years of public accounting experience and is a national thought leader and frequent public speaker in connection with the valuation of S Corporations, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, which are collectively known as pass-through entities.  Eric has conducted seminars on the valuation of pass-through entities to the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants; the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, presented a national webinar for BV Resources; and has written articles for The Value Examiner and BV Update.  Eric has testified as an expert in the areas of business valuation, commercial litigation, forensic accounting and lost profits analysis.

Eric is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the NJSCPA Litigation Services and Accounting & Auditing Interest Groups, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

He holds the following Licenses/Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (New Jersey and New York), Accreditation in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Valuation Analyst and Certified Fraud Examiner.

The Partners, Principals and Managers of Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC offer more than a century of combined expertise in the areas of tax planning, business and medical practice valuation, litigation support, accounting, auditing and consulting services.

The firm maintains the professional practice which has continuously served the regional business community from its Morris County offices since 1968. Clients receive the same types of services offered by national and regional firms but with a distinctly different personal touch.

Our Partners, Principals and Managers hold memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the Morris County Chamber of Commerce.

 

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