Another designation in the forensic accounting field is the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation. The CVA designation demonstrates that the holder has knowledge and experience conducting business valuations. CVAâ??s work on business valuation and economic damage reports for business, tax and litigation purposes.
The requirements to obtain the CVA designation include holding a Bachelor's degree, holding a valid, active CPA license, having 2 years of experience in the field, passing a 5 hour comprehensive proctored examination and completing a business valuation case study.
To maintain the CVA designation a holder must complete 36 hours of continuing education classes in the field of business valuation every 3 years and must also complete 8 hours of ethics training every 3 years.
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The CVA credential started in 1990 with the creation of a professional association, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). This organization would train and certify experts in the field of business and intangible asset valuation. This organization is growing and has certified over 18,500 CPAs in a second area of expertise, including Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA), or Certified Forensic Financial Analyst (CFFA) ...
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