Dalby, Wendland & Co., P.C. is pleased to announce certified public accountant (CPA) Jeremy Lederer has successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) to earn his designation of certified valuation analyst (CVA).
In his announcement of Lederer's certification, NACVA chief executive officer Parnell Black, MBA, CPA, CVA, noted, "The designation is an indication to the professional community that Mr. Lederer has met the association's rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise, objectivity, and integrity in the field of business valuation, litigation support, and related consulting disciplines. He can be proud of the fact that NACVA's CVA designation is the only valuation credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)."
Requirements to earn the CVA designation include being a licensed CPA, completing NACVA's five-day training program and successfully completing the association's comprehensive examination.
To maintain the CVA certification, Lederer will be required to periodically obtain continuing professional education in areas related to business valuation and/or litigation consulting and participate in programs sponsored by the NACVA that promote quality and adherence to industry standards.
Business valuations are most commonly required in conjunction with purchase or sale of a business; succession planning; buy/sell agreements; charitable contributions; estate and gift taxes; and initial public offerings.
In the litigation arena, valuations are often necessary in situations of business disruption, dissenting shareholder actions, divorce and partner disputes.