May 20, 2020

CBV Institute Interview with Nicholas Talbot

Is it important to have one set of globally agreed valuation standards? Nicholas Talbot, CEO of International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), gets to the heart of it in this informative interview hosted by our President & CEO Mary Jane Andrews....

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May 15, 2020

French-Speaking Practice Inspector Required

CBV Institute is seeking a qualifying CBV to conduct practice inspections in French....

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May 12, 2020

MQE 2020 to be Held September 30th Online

In this time of uncertainty, we are pleased to confirm the MQE will proceed as scheduled on September 30th. MQE 2020 will be online for all candidates....

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May 7, 2020

Summer Term 2020 Enrolment Levels

We wanted to take a second and acknowledge all the Students who enrolled in courses for the upcoming summer term. Because of you, the number of summer enrolments is the highest it’s been since CBV Institute moved to a three-term system – a particularly impressive feat since many people are under more financial stress these...

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May 1, 2020

Congratulations to Our Newest Life Members!

CBV Institute’s Board of Directors has bestowed two accomplished members with the honour of Life Member standing in the CBV profession. This special recognition is reserved for CBVs and FCBVs of eminence in their valuation careers who are retired from active practice. Following a rigorous review process, we are pleased to announce Wayne Albo and...

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April 29, 2020

Summer Term 2020 Registration Closes Today

Registration for the Summer 2020 Term closes today at 11:59pm EST! Students can register here. If you have any questions regarding registration, please email CBV Institute’s Education Department at education@cbvinstitute.com....

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April 29, 2020

Search Underway for CBV Institute’s Next President & CEO

CBV Institute’s Board of Directors has initiated a leadership search to fill the head management position at the Institute. The opening follows last month’s announcement that current President & CEO, Mary Jane Andrews, will be retiring at the end of 2020 after five years in the role. A Selection Committee has been appointed by the...

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April 21, 2020

Virtual Townhall On COVID-19 Global Valuations Impact: Webinar Available

On April 8th, CBV Institute joined with other leading valuation professional organizations to host a virtual townhall on the impact of COVID-19 to the practice of global valuations and appraisals. A panel of business valuation and appraisal experts from each organization came together in a live and interactive discussion to provide technical guidance and offer...

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April 17, 2020

Summer Term 2020 Registration Open!

Registration for the Summer 2020 Term is open. Please click here to register. If you have any questions regarding registration, please email CBV Institute’s Education Department at education@cbvinstitute.com. CBV Institute wishes you the best of luck with your studies!...

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April 15, 2020

Course Fees – Partial Deferral Offered

CBV Institute recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has had financial repercussions on certain current and prospective Students. CBV Institute has extended to such individuals (i.e., whose personal or household income has been reduced due to COVID-19) the opportunity to defer the payment of 50% of course fees until the end of the 2020 Spring/ Summer...

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April 15, 2020

CBV Institute COVID-19 Updates

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 global health emergency and are closely following guidelines from the World Health Organization, governments and public health officials. CBV Institute’s top priority is the health and well-being of staff, stakeholders and the general community. Below you will find the latest information on the steps we are taking and other...

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April 10, 2020

CBV Institute’s Women in Valuation Luncheon

April 10, 2020 CBV Institute, in conjunction with the Young Professionals in Valuation organizing committee, was proud to host its first “Women in Valuation” luncheon on March 9th. Inspired by all the talented women in the CBV profession, there was no better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than to hear from an incredible panel...

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April 7, 2020

Virtual Townhall Upcoming: COVID-19 & Valuations

Impact of COVID-19 to Business Valuation and Appraisal How will the COVID-19 pandemic impact business valuation analysts and appraisers? A global panel of business valuation and appraisal experts will provide technical guidance, offer practical advice, and answer your questions. Submit your questions in advance....

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April 3, 2020

IVSC Database of IVS Providers

April 3, 2020 The IVSC’s webpage on IVS providers has now launched! The IVSC’s portal is intended as a mechanism to support access to IVS expertise. The IVS Providers portal allows a user looking for valuation services to locate and access IVS trained practitioners in different countries throughout the world.  CBVs who have taken the qualified IVS...

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March 31, 2020

Free Webinar Upcoming: Practical Tools for an Effective at-home Workday

March 31, 2020 Our workday routine has crumbled. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been thrown into a new way of life without time to prepare, adjust or plan. Many are trying to care to the needs of others while struggling with little emotional energy in their tank. With so much uncertainty, no one...

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March 26, 2020

Mental Health & Wellness Resources

In these challenging days, we at the Institute are mindful of the anxieties created by the unprecedented disruption to our Members’ and Students’ lives. All of us are feeling the effects of a rapidly changing situation, some of us more than others, and we each adapt differently. To that end, we are sharing these available resources for mental health and well-being...

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March 23, 2020

Congratulations to our new FCBVs!

March 23, 2020 We are pleased to announce that at the February 2020 board meeting Richard Ginsberg and Aroon Sequiera were admitted by CBV Institute’s Board of Directors to receive FCBV honours. The Fellow designation is the highest honour CBV Institute confers on its members. It is an elite honour, granted to members who have...

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March 20, 2020

CBV Institute – Operating Remotely

March 20, 2020 CBV Institute’s priority is the safety and health of colleagues and the community.  As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we have advised all staff to work from home. Given the infrastructure we have in place, there should be limited disruption to our day-to-day operations. Should you have questions or concerns...

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March 12, 2020

Institute President & CEO Announces Retirement

TORONTO – MARCH 4, 2020 It is with warm wishes that we announce Mary Jane Andrews, President & CEO of CBV Institute, will be retiring from her position at the end of this year. Mary Jane’s decision kicks off a leadership search and transition process over the coming months. Mary Jane’s tenure with CBV Institute...

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March 10, 2020

Important Notice Regarding COVID-19

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global health emergency on January 31, 2020. With the attention now on containing further spread of COVID-19, CBV Institute is implementing precautionary procedures effective immediately for our members, students, volunteers, employees, suppliers and visitors. We respectfully ask for your co-operation. If you have recently visited China,...

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March 8, 2020

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is a day to acknowledge the amazing women around us and their professional achievements. To celebrate, we are hosting two Women in Valuation Luncheons where attendees will have the opportunity to hear from accomplished women in the field of business valuation. In Toronto (registration full), attendees will hear from Mary Jane Andrews,...

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March 3, 2020

Congratulations to Our Newest Members!

March 3, 2020 CBV Institute wishes a warm welcome to our newest Members! Martine AllardMathieu AubryDavid AyanoglouShyam BaskaranTomer BorshchakAlyssa BoschJérémie BouchardEmily BreartonZachary BrzezinskiDaniel CameronBen CampagnaleNicole CarruthersTiffany Kimmy ChoiLee CrightonSara DefinaJames DunnDawn EllisRobin EsquerreChristian GouveiaSanjuan JayakumarRamanjeet KhindaJason KimSarah Kingston Roger KirtonAlexandre LéonardJulien LévesqueSultan LalaniAnastasia LambrinosJason LampiVincent LangloisDanae LiMary LiuCherry LuiSunil MaharajAnthony MarottaCandace MartyszenkoJoseph McEwenHolly McGregorAlexandra MilchinaKristen...

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February 28, 2020

FIND A CBV - Check Your Online Profile!

Recently we launched a new website. Over the course of the next few weeks, CBVs and Students are asked to update their profiles through three easy steps: Log in to cbvinstitute.com If you are a member and wish to be included in Find a CBV, click YES that you wish your profile to be PUBLIC...

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February 11, 2020

Website Offline for Maintenance

CBV Institute’s website will be offline from the morning of Thursday February 13, 2020, until the morning of Tuesday, February 18, as it undergoes scheduled maintenance. During this period, you will not be able to access the site or your profile. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause....

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February 7, 2020

Most Recent International Valuation Standards - Now in Effect!

Did you know the most recent edition of IVS is now in effect? IVS are a global set of universal valuation standards developed by the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC). IVS is a rigorous framework that formalizes what are already best practices of the CBV profession. The IVS are largely consistent with existing CBV Institute...

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January 31, 2020

IVS 2019 Comes into Effect Today!

Did you know the newest edition of International Valuation Standards (IVS) comes into effect today? Published in July 2019, the latest revisions to IVS come into effect from 31 January 2020. CBV Institute is both a member and sponsor of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) and is represented by several CBV Members on IVSC boards....

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January 23, 2020

Announcing Women in Valuation Luncheon!

CBV Institute, in conjunction with the Toronto Young Professionals in Valuation organizing committee, is proud to host its first “Women in Valuation” luncheon. This is a unique opportunity to hear from CBV women leaders, who have dedicated their careers to advancing the valuation profession, as they share their experiences and impart valuable wisdom. This luncheon...

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January 20, 2020

Upcoming Deadline: CBV Awards of Excellence Nominations

Nominations for the two awards bestowed by the Institute to Chartered Business Valuators excelling ‘above and beyond’ in their contributions to our profession are closing soon. Communicator Award Nominations are now open for the Communicator Award, recognizing a CBV who has made exemplary progress applying his or her delivery of professional excellence to promoting the...

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January 14, 2020

Upcoming Events: What's Happening this Winter?

Our staff and volunteers are excited to deliver a lineup of leading-edge and thought-provoking content for our members and registered students this winter season. Below are some of the great upcoming events currently available.  Be sure to check out our events page regularly for updates as there are always CPD opportunities being added! Montreal Workshop:...

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January 13, 2020

IVSC Perspective Paper Released:

Are Business Valuation Principles Compatible with Goodwill Amortization? The International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) has issued the first two articles in its three-part series on goodwill amortization. The first article, entitled ‘Is Goodwill a Wasting Asset?’,  asks the following question: can financial reporting accurately reflect deal economics? The second article, entitled ‘Information Value of the...

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January 6, 2020

Call for Questions - 2020 MQE

Preparations for the 2020 MQE are under way! CBVs interested in submitting a question for the 2020 MQE should submit a 1-page synopsis of their question to Christine Sawchuk, Director of Education and Accreditation, at christine.sawchuk@cbvinstitute.com, by Friday, January 10, 2020. CBVs will be invited to the 2020 MQE Authors Clinic on Friday, January 24,...

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January 2, 2020

Membership Application Deadline Upcoming

The next membership application deadline is January 15, 2020. More Information/Apply Here. Note: You will be required to log in to the CBV Institute website using your username and password....

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December 24, 2019

Happy Holidays from CBV Institute!

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December 20, 2019

2019 Journal Of Business Valuation & Sponsored Research Supplement Now Available

Nous sommes ravis d’annoncer la publication du Journal of Business Valuation 2019 et du Sponsored Research Supplement 2019! La publication principale présente cette année un ensemble substantiel de perspectives d’évaluation et de documents de recherche des CBV. Le supplément de recherche sponsorisé présente le document de recherche CBV sponsorisé, acclamé par la critique, «Decrypting Crypto:...

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December 16, 2019

2019 MQE Top Marks!

Congratulations go out to Olivia Renshaw (née Roberts), Paloma Navarrete-Rolls, and Dennis Ngo, for having the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd highest marks, respectively, on the 2019 MQE. Please see here for Olivia, Paloma, and Dennis’ personal messages of thanks!...

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December 13, 2019

Welcome to Our New Members!

It was a proud year for CBVs! 2019 saw an unprecedented rise in membership to the CBV profession. We are proud to welcome all 131 new CBVs who joined our ranks this year. Each met the rigourous requirements which are mandatory to practice CBV professional excellence as trusted valuation advisors. Only those who successfully complete...

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December 9, 2019

Call for Nominations - CBV Awards of Excellence!

Nominations are now open for the two awards bestowed by the Institute to Chartered Business Valuators excelling ‘above and beyond’ in their contributions to our profession. Top CBV Under 40 Award, in Memory of David Cornfield CA, CBV Recognizes an exceptional CBV on-the-rise in his or her career who has demonstrated success in a broad...

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December 5, 2019

CBV Institute attends Masters Mixer with Queens U!

On the evening of November 18th, CBV Institute attended a “Masters Mixer” arranged by Queen’s University Smith School of Business (Toronto campus). In a changing and increasingly competitive business environment, students in attendance were very interested in furthering their education to set themselves apart. CBV Institute’s Catalina Miranda, Director of Professional Practice, and Abigail Miller,...

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December 2, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 MQE Successful Candidates

Congratulations to the successful writers of the 2019 MQE – your hard work and determination have paid off! Alfonso Aguilar Gagandeep Ahluwalia Martine Allard Mathieu Aubry David Ayanoglou Joseph Baggetta Jennifer Baldwin Carlee Bannister Shyam Baskaran Evan Beaupre Ernest Bednarz Pieter-Jack Beek-Roussia Tomer Borshchak Alyssa Bosch Jérémie Bouchard Emily Brearton Zachary Brzezinski Daniel Cameron Ben...

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November 28, 2019

Call for Life Member & FCBV Nominations - Deadline Sunday!

The nomination period for the Fellowship designation, known as the FCBV, and the Life Member designation is closing soon! These are two of the highest honours bestowed by CBV Institute. The Life Member designation is granted to retired Members who have attained eminence in the profession, while the FCBV designation is granted to practicing Members...

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November 22, 2019

CBV Institute App v2.0 Released

CBV Institute has updated its App, adding several new functions to increase its effectiveness and usefulness! You can now look at job opportunities, submit your Practice Inspection declaration, pay fees, browse and register for events and much more, all from your phone. To download, please go to the App Store and Google Play. Once downloaded,...

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November 20, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation co-host Networking Event

Young CBVs and Lawyers from the Young Lawyers – Lower Mainland Section attended a unique event at Steamworks Brew Pub in Vancouver on November 7th. Attendees had the opportunity to forge professional relationships with fellow industry experts. Thank you to all those that attended! For more information on the Young Professionals in Valuation Program, click...

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November 15, 2019

Upcoming Events

CBV Institute staff and volunteers are excited to deliver a lineup of leading-edge and thought-provoking content for the fall and winter season. Below are some of the great upcoming events currently available to CBVs and our students. BC Workshop: Planning & Execution, the Engine That Drives Enterprise Value  November 20, 2019 More Information/Registration Webinar: The Blockchain...

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November 8, 2019

New VFR CPD Offering - Now Available!

CBV Institute has partnered with CPA Canada to deliver CPD related to VFR in a public-reporter context. This CPD offering arose from a concern expressed by key stakeholders that financial professionals should have a foundational level of understanding in VFR, and the offering serves the Institute’s mission to benefit the public interest. This online, on-demand...

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November 4, 2019

Congress Webinars - Now Available!

In an effort to bring our Members and students a large catalogue of archived webinars, CBV Institute videotaped (and slide synched) the 2019 Congress presentations, including: Calculation, Estimation, and Comprehensive Reports – Which to Use and When A popular, well-attended session at our 2019 Congress, valuation practitioners are often asked to explain the differences between...

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October 30, 2019

Nominations Open - Life Member & FCBV

Nominations are open for the Fellowship designation, known as the FCBV, and the Life Member designation. These are two of the highest honours bestowed by CBV Institute. The Life Member designation is granted to retired Members who have attained eminence in the profession, while the FCBV designation is granted to practicing Members who have provided...

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October 25, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation - October Events in Alberta

In October, the Young Professionals Program held events in Calgary and Edmonton offering CBVs and Students a chance to meet their peers and grow their network. Thanks to all those who came out – we hope you had an enjoyable time! For more information on the program, click here....

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October 22, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation & Young Lawyers to Host Joint Vancouver Networking Event

CBV Institute is proud to offer the first collaborative networking event between the Young Lawyers – Lower Mainland Section and the Young Professionals in Valuation.  On November 7, we are teaming up to bring you a unique networking opportunity to forge professional relationships with other industry experts.  Brewmasters will also be on hand to share...

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October 15, 2019

CBV Institute Leadership at IVSC 2019 AGM

CBV Institute President & CEO, Mary Jane Andrews, and EVP & COO Bob Boulton were in Singapore last week attending meetings at the International Valuation Standards Council 2019 AGM. Valuable and informative discussions were had on important contemporary issues such as International Valuation Standards, Goodwill Amortization, and a BV Quality Mark are important, contemporary issues. We...

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October 8, 2019

Welcome to our newest Members!

CBV Institute is proud to welcome three new Members, admitted on September 25, 2019. Congratulations to Claudio Cicchetti, Gabriel Cyr-Daigneault, and Carlo Viola!...

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October 3, 2019

CBV Institute at ‘The ONE’

CBV Institute was pleased to be a sponsor at CPA Canada’s ‘The ONE National Conference 2019’. CBV Institute’s Isabel Natale (Registrar and Manager, Education) and Abigail Miller (Education Coordinator) were both in attendance, engaging with and educating attendees on the value of the CBV designation.  ...

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September 26, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation - London Event

On September 19th, The Young Professionals in Valuation Organizing Committee  hosted a networking social in London, ON. Thanks to all who came out to shoot some pool, play some ping pong, and network at the Palasad! For more information on the Young Professionals program, click here....

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September 20, 2019

CBV Institute Practice Roundtables - Coming to a Region Near You!

CBV Institute Members are invited to join CBV Institute President & CEO, Mary Jane Andrews; Director of Professional Practice, Catalina Miranda; and Regional Directors for an intimate practice roundtable and update on Institute initiatives. Due to limited space, these roundtables are for Members only.   Edmonton – Tuesday, October 22 Information/Registration Calgary – Wednesday, October...

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September 18, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation - Upcoming Events in Alberta

In October, the Young Professionals in Valuation Organizing Committee will be hosting TWO networking events for CBVs and Students in Alberta! Registration for both events is now open.   CALGARY EDMONTON What:   Networking Event Where: Calgary Petroleum Club              319 5 Ave SW,              Calgary, AB T2P 0L5 When:   October 2, 5:30 – 7:30pm More Information/Register...

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September 11, 2019

CBV Institute-Sponsored Research Receives Global Recognition

Congratulations to CBVs Tara Singh, CBV, CFE, and Tylar St. John CPA, CA, CBV, CFF, for achieving global recognition of your work “Decrypting Crypto”. Tara and Tylar presented today at ICVPME 2019 in New Zealand, where international valuation professionals are gathering to discuss Valuation for the Digital Age. Their topic,  “Decrypting Crypto: An Introduction To Cryptoassets...

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September 4, 2019

2020 National Business Valuation Congress - Save The Date - June 11th & 12th!

CBV Institute’s 2020 National Business Valuation Congress will be taking place on June 11th & 12th, in Toronto. Make sure to save the date – this is a business valuation event you won’t want to miss! ...

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August 30, 2019

Registration Open - Litigation Support Practices Workshop

Join Stephen Cole,  FCPA, FCA, FCBV as he discusses key components of litigation support practices to assist counsel and ensure successful expert reports and testimony.  During this dinner workshop, Stephen will provide valuable insight on: Your clients are really counsel and the court  Determining the real question The importance of going to the end first...

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August 27, 2019

Fall Term Course Registration is Now Open for Students!

Registration for the Fall Term 2019 is now open. Please go to https://cbvinstitute.com/registration/. If you have any questions regarding registration, please email CBV Institute’s Education Department at education@cbvinstitute.com. CBV Institute wishes you the best of luck with your studies!...

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August 23, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation - Vancouver Networking Event

Last week, the Young Professionals in Valuation Organizing Committee held a successful networking event at Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar. Many people turned out to meet their professional peers and chat over food and drinks. Thank you to those who attended and stay tuned for more events in the near future! For more information on the...

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August 15, 2019

What's Happening in September!

Toronto Workshop – Litigation Support Practices CBVs and Registered Students can register now for the September 18th “Litigation Support Practices” Toronto Workshop!  During this dinner workshop, Stephen Cole, FCPA, FCA, FCBV, will provide valuable insight on how to assist counsel and ensure successful expert reports and testimony, including:  Your clients are really counsel and the court...

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August 2, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation - Montreal Networking Event

The Young Professionals in Valuation Organizing Committee hosted a successful networking event on the private terrace of Hotel Nelligan on July 25. Attendees spent the evening engaging with experienced CBVs, expanding their professional network, and enjoying complimentary food and beverages as the sun set on the horizon. Thank you to everyone who attended!  For more...

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July 30, 2019

The 12th Digital Edition of CBV Institute's Journal of Business Valuation Now Available!

The 2018 Journal of Business Valuation is now available for viewing and download. The Journal contains thought-provoking business valuation-related research in the form of papers, articles, and transcribed presentations from our 2018 National Congress of Business Valuation. To view the Journal click here....

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July 26, 2019

CBV Leaders Appointed to Executive Positions of IVSC Technical Boards

At a meeting of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) Board of Trustees on July 16 in Zurich, CBV Institute’s EVP & COO, Robert Boulton CPA, CA, CBV was appointed Vice Chair of the Business Valuation Standards Board. The IVSC Business Valuation Standards Board brings together top global experts to oversee development of International Valuation...

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July 4, 2019

National Business Valuation Congress, June 20/21 2019

It was such a great honour for CBV Institute to host our 47th annual National Business Valuation Congress. Two days, five streams of stimulating topics, 44 speakers and 422 participants engaging in robust presentations, discussions, and networking in the beautiful city of Montreal. Attendees from across Canada and around the world were offered over 20...

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June 24, 2019

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on June 19, 2019

The Institute congratulates the following individuals, who on admission to Membership, are entitled to use the CBV/EEE designation. Members admitted on June 19, 2019...

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June 13, 2019

CBV Institute Sends Delegation to RICS Symposium

On Monday, June 3, CBV Institute sent a delegation to the first-ever RICS Business Valuation Symposium in New York City.  The half-day symposium brought together US and Canadian professional leaders and stakeholders in business valuation.  The Institute was proud to co-sponsor the event’s cocktail reception. Issues discussed included recent changes that impact global trends in...

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June 7, 2019

Our 2018-19 Annual Report is now available

2018-19 Annual Report View – Print...

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June 6, 2019

Young Professionals in Valuation Program Hosts a Successful First Event!

On May 16th, CBV Institute proudly hosted an incredibly successful first event for the Young Professionals in Valuation program! Thanks to all those who came out for some networking and tacos. Stay tuned for more events to come. The next one will be in Montreal this summer! For more information on the Young Professionals in...

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June 1, 2019

Young Professionals In Valuation Hosts a Successful First Event

On May 16th, CBV Institute proudly hosted an incredibly successful first event for the Young Professionals in Valuation program! Thanks to all those who came out for some networking and tacos. Stay tuned for more events to come. The next one will be in Montreal this summer!  ...

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April 10, 2019

CBV Institute Launches New App!

CBV Institute has developed an app that will enhance the way you interact with the Institute! The app has been designed to elevate the experience of attendees at the National Business Valuation Congress. CBV Institute app is a great source of information for Congress attendees. Users will be able to register for events, update their contact information,...

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March 14, 2019

Congratulations to our newest FCBVs!

CBV Institute is excited to introduce our three newest FCBVs! Congratulations Paula, Suzanne, and Barbara!           ...

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December 4, 2018

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on November 29, 2018

The Institute congratulates the following individuals, who on admission to Membership, are entitled to use the CBV/EEE designation. Members admitted on November 29, 2018...

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December 3, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 MQE Successful Candidates

Congratulations to the successful writers of the 2018 MQE – your hard work and determination have paid off! For a list of successful candidates, please click on the link here....

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October 3, 2018

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on September 25, 2018

The Institute congratulates the following individuals, who on admission to Membership, are entitled to use the CBV/EEE designation. Members admitted on September 25, 2018...

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August 7, 2018

Revisions to Fairness Opinion Standard No. 510–CICBV seeks comments on Exposure Draft

The Board of Directors of the CICBV has issued an Exposure Draft concerning revisions to Standard No. 510 —Fairness Opinions — Disclosure Standards and Recommendations. You are encouraged to review this Exposure Draft and the revised standard and provide your comments. The comment period ends November 2, 2018.  The Exposure Draft and the revised standard can be...

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July 19, 2018

New CICBV Directors and Officers

On June 13, 2018, Paul Gill, CBV was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors for the 2018/2019 year. Paul is National Valuations Leader and Partner at BDO Canada.  In addition, Bill Armitage, CBV was appointed Vice Chair and Scott Lawritsen, CBV was appointed Secretary/Treasurer.  Bill is a Partner in the Transaction Advisory Services Group...

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July 4, 2018

CBVs in the Spotlight

An enlightening interview with Doug McPhee CPA, CA, CBV is featured in the current edition (June/July 2018) of eNews for the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC). Doug is Global Head of Valuations for KPMG, based in London UK, and also serves on the CICBV’s 2018-19 Board of Directors. This interview brings CBV professional excellence to...

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July 4, 2018

Director, Professional Practice

The Institute is pleased to welcome Catalina Miranda, CPA, CA, CBV as its new Director, Professional Practice. Catalina has responsibility for the Practice Inspection Program and Practice Standards related matters. Catalina comes to the Institute from the Ontario Securities Commission and has a strong background in regulatory matters and compliance. Prior to being at the OSC, Catalina practiced...

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June 27, 2018

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on June 13, 2018

The Institute congratulates the following individuals, who on admission to Membership, are entitled to use the CBV/EEE designation. Members admitted on June 13, 2018...

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June 18, 2018

International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) Boards to meet in Vancouver August 1st & 2nd 2018

CICBV members are invited to attend IVSC board meetings as observers, giving you the opportunity to gain a first-hand insight into the IVS standard-setting process. Places are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. However, you can also register to join the meetings remotely if you are not able to attend in person. Read...

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June 4, 2018

Requests for Proposals - 2018 Ian R. Campbell Research Initiative

The Ian R. Campbell Research Initiative was started by the CICBV in 2004 to foster original and ground breaking research in business and intangible asset valuation, and related topics. The Initiative was named for a CBV who was instrumental in the early development and codification of best practices and theoretical underpinnings of business valuation. Since...

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May 23, 2018

Podcasts Now Available

Looking for verifiable CPD options that better fit your schedule? Our new podcasts will be a flexible and convenient option to meet your CPD requirement, and a perfect way to spend your commute!  See a list of our current podcast offerings.   ...

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May 18, 2018

Our 2017-18 Annual Report is now available

2017 Annual Report View – Print...

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November 5, 2017

2017 Journal Of Business Valuation

2017 Journal...

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August 23, 2017

Course Instructor Opportunity – Corporate Finance

The Institute is currently looking for a CBV to assume the position of course instructor for the CICBV’s Corporate Finance elective course, for the term beginning in January 2018. Topics covered by the Corporate Finance course include the following: Business Planning and Financial Modeling Financing Capacity and Deal Structuring Considerations Debt as a Source of...

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June 5, 2017

Our 2016-17 Annual Report is now available

2016-17 Annual Report...

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March 2, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on March 2, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on March 2, 2017!...

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September 29, 2016

Congratulations to the new Member admitted on September 29, 2016

Congratulations to the new Member admitted on September 29, 2016...

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May 12, 2016

Exposure Draft – Establishment of a Practice Inspection Program

The Board of Directors of the CICBV has issued an Exposure Draft concerning the proposed establishment of a Practice Inspection Program.  You are encouraged to review this Exposure Draft and provide your comments on it.  The comment period ends August 31, 2016.  The Exposure Draft can be accessed via this link: Exposure Draft – Establishment of...

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April 12, 2016

Congratulations to CICBV's new Regional Directors

The CICBV is pleased to announce the results of the recent regional elections....

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February 25, 2016

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on February 25, 2016

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on February 25, 2016...

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September 25, 2015

2015 New Member as at September 24, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 New Members as at September 24, 2015...

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June 18, 2015

2015 New Member as at June 18, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 New Members as at June 18, 2015...

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May 11, 2015

IVSC receives recommendations from Review Group

Last November the IVSC Board of Trustees commissioned a Review Group to provide an independent assessment of the IVSC’s governance, processes and output to provide suggestions for improvements or other structural changes so that it can better meet the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead. The Review Group delivered its report in April 2015, providing...

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May 8, 2015

2015 New Members

Congratulations to the 2015 New Members...

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March 30, 2015

Legal Counsel Communications with Expert Witnesses

The role of the expert witness continues to be a hot topic of discussion. Two recent decisions in the Ontario Superior Court highlighted the controversy that exists regarding the role of the expert witness. CBVs Andrew Cochrane and Carolyn Scott summarized the impact of the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision rejecting the 2014 trial court...

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March 30, 2015

FCBV Frank Vettese receives CEO Cultural Change for Empowerment Award

FCBV Frank Vettese, Managing Partner and Chief Executive, Deloitte Canada, was recently awarded the WEPs CEO Cultural Change for Empowerment Award by the United Nations for his leadership in transforming the company’s culture by ensuring that gender equality is part of every aspect of the company. The awards celebrate the commitment of CEOs to create...

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February 27, 2015

2015 New Members as at February 26, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 New Members as at February 26, 2015...

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January 29, 2015

Appeal Decision - Moore v Getahun

The CICBV is delighted to report that, in a unanimous decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the decision of the trial court in the matter of Moore v. Getahun, with respect to communications between legal counsel and experts regarding draft reports, has been rejected....

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December 1, 2014

2014 New Members as at November 27, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 New Members as at November 27 2014...

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December 1, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 MQE Successful Candidates

Congratulations to the 2014 MQE Successful Candidates...

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June 30, 2014

Congratulations to all 2014 award winners

The CICBV would like to congratulate all award winners for 2014...

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June 19, 2014

2014 New Members as of June 19, 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 New Members –  June 2014...

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June 16, 2014

CICBV 2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report...

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May 9, 2014

CBV Janice Fukakusa named CFO of the year

CBV Janice Fukakusa named Canada’s CFO of the Year...

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June 17, 2013

CICBV 2012 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report...

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June 5, 2011

CICBV 2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report...

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June 5, 2010

CICBV 2010 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report...

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June 5, 2009

CICBV 2009 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report...

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June 5, 2008

CICBV 2008 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report...

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June 15, 2007

CICBV 2007 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report...

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June 5, 2006

CICBV 2006 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report...

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June 5, 2005

CICBV 2005 Annual Report

2005 Annual Report...

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May 17, 2018

Annual Meeting of Members

The Annual Meeting of Members of The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators (CICBV) will take place on Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 3:00 PM ET in the Quebec Room of the Ottawa Westin, Ottawa, ON. Members who do not plan to be in attendance at the Annual Meeting of Members are requested to complete...

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January 10, 2017

Congratulations to the 2016 MQE Top 3 Marks

Congratulations to the 2016 MQE Top 3 Marks  ...

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March 7, 2018

CICBV Recruiting for Director, Professional Practice

The CICBV is recruiting an experienced CBV to fill the position of Director, Professional Practice. The successful candidate will be a CBV with excellent technical, communication and interpersonal skills, at least 5 years of experience as a CBV and has a collaborative working style. A diversity of professional experience is an attribute. Reporting to the Executive VP...

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August 9, 2017

Change in the Program of Studies Semester System

After careful analysis, discussions, and negotiations, the Institute is pleased to announce that starting in January 2018, the Program of Studies will move from a 2-semester academic calendar to a 3-term academic calendar (January – April, May – August, and September – December). The Institute is fortunate to receive regular comments and suggestions from Students...

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June 22, 2017

Congratulations to Mr. Jacob Martin the Winner of the 2017 Scholastic Achievement Award!

The CICBV is pleased to announce that Mr. Jacob Martin has been awarded the 2017  Scholastic Achievement Award. This award recognizes Jacob for achieving the highest average mark in all required courses in the CICBV program of studies. Jacob was presented with this award during our 2017 Awards Presentation at our National Conference in Quebec City...

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December 5, 2016

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on December 1, 2016

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on December 1, 2016!...

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July 5, 2016

Congratulations to the new FCBVs

Please join us in congratulating our newest FCBVs....

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March 7, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners

2018 Scholastic Achievement Award – in Honour of Ronald Scott, CBV The CICBV is pleased to announce that Ms. Stephanie Lau has been awarded the 2018 Scholastic Achievement Award, in Honour of Ronald Scott, CBV. This award recognizes Stephanie for achieving the highest average mark in all required courses of the CICBV Program of Studies....

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September 29, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on September 28, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on September 28, 2017!...

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May 9, 2017

Congratulations to Mr. François Huvelin, CBV the Winner of the 2017 Top CBV Under 40 in Memory of David Cornfield, CA, CBV

The CICBV is pleased to announce that Mr. François Huvelin, CBV has been awarded the 2017 Top CBV Under 40 in Memory of David Cornfield, CA, CBV. This award recognizes François for his demonstration of success in a broad diversity of interests, and the distinction he has brought to the profession through his service. François...

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September 8, 2016

The CICBV Joins the International Ethics Standards Coalition (IESC)

The CICBV is proud to be a part of the IESC. Read the announcement here....

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June 15, 2016

2015-2016 CICBV Annual Report

2015 -2016 Annual Report...

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May 20, 2016

McGill University Professional Development Certificate in Business Valuation

The CICBV is pleased to announce a new Professional Development Certificate in Business Valuation in partnership with McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies....

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August 27, 2015

Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? Re-examining the Use of Rules of Thumb in the Valuation of Business Interests

Read the latest Institute white paper here....

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June 22, 2015

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report...

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March 5, 2018

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on March 1, 2018

The Institute congratulates the following individuals, who on admission to Membership, are entitled to use the CBV/EEE designation. Members admitted on March 1, 2018...

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July 5, 2017

2016 and 2017 Awards and Honours Presentations - CICBV National Conference, Quebec City, June 16, 2017

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May 9, 2017

Congratulations to Mr. Keith Jensen, CBV the Winner of the 2017 Communicator Award Winner

The CICBV is pleased to announce that Mr. Keith Jensen, CBV has been awarded the 2017 CICBV Communicator Award. This award is in recognition of Keith’s activities and actions, which have had a significant and beneficial impact on the promotion of the business valuation profession. Keith will be presented with this award during the CICBV...

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November 27, 2015

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on November 26, 2015

Congratulations to the New Members admitted on November 26, 2015...

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January 24, 2018

2016 Ian R Campbell Research Initiative Winner

The 2016 Ian R Campbell Research Initiative Winner – When the Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts – An Analysis of Trends in the Application and Quantum of Minority Discounts in Canadian Court Judgments, 1986-2015 – is now available for viewing.  To obtain this Research Paper, please log in to the CICBV...

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June 22, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on June 14, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on June 14, 2017!...

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December 5, 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 MQE Successful Candidates

Congratulations to the 2016 MQE Successful Candidates!...

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June 20, 2016

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on June 15, 2016

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on June 15, 2016...

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November 27, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 MQE Successful Candidates

Congratulations to the 2015 MQE Successful Candidates!...

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December 4, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on November 30, 2017

Congratulations to the new Members admitted on November 30, 2017!...

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December 4, 2017

Congratulations to the 2017 MQE Successful Candidates

Congratulations to the 2017 MQE Successful Candidates!...

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July 5, 2017

Approval of Practice Inspection Program

On June 14, 2017, a Practice Inspection Program as described in the attached “Consideration of Matters Raised by Respondents to Exposure Draft” was approved for implementation by the CICBV Board of Directors.   Any work product which is subject to the CICBV’s Practice Standards, and that is issued on or after January 1, 2018 will...

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