Webinar: “Alternative Asset Valuations During the COVID-19 Crisis”
Originally Broadcast: Thursday, May 7, 2020
The global health pandemic is causing unprecedented disruptions to the financial markets. The valuation of complex and illiquid financial instruments is especially challenging during periods of high volatility and uncertainty. View our webinar recording during which our expert panel discusses the application of fair value accounting to alternative investments in a turbulent market environment.
We cover the topics including:
- Application of Fair Value Accounting Standard and Industry Guidance to the COVID-19 Crisis
- Lessons Learned from the Global Financial Crisis – Regulatory and Legal Considerations
- Considerations for Institutional Investors
- Update on the Q1 2020 Financial Reporting Process
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Justin Burchett, CFA
Managing Director, Stout
Justin Burchett is a Managing Director in Stout’s Complex Securities & Financial Instruments practice. Justin provides valuation opinions and related advisory services to hedge funds, private equity funds, asset managers, banks, insurance companies, real estate investment trusts, specialty finance companies, and government agencies. He has more than 15 years specializing in the valuation of financial services firms and complex financial products including derivatives, structured products, corporate and consumer debt instruments, and bank loan portfolios. Prior to joining Stout, Justin held valuation leadership positions at leading financial advisory and public accounting firms. Earlier in his career Mr. Burchett held front-office positions in the residential mortgage and structured finance sectors.
Harris Antoniades, PhD, CFA
Managing Director, Stout
Harris Antoniades leads the Complex Securities & Financial Instruments practice at Stout with over 20 years of experience in complex securities and derivatives valuations, advance financial analytics, and risk management issues. His valuation experience encompasses a broad range of asset classes, including all types of derivatives, structure products, fixed income securities, and share based awards for financial and tax reporting purposes. He has lectured in finance at the University of Cyprus and was also a visiting lecturer at the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering department at UCLA. Prior to joining Stout, Harris worked at PwC, Houlihan Lokey, Ernst & Young, and Standard & Poor’s.
Irina Ludkovski, CFA
Senior Due Diligence Analyst, Albourne America LLC
Irina Ludkovski, Senior Due Diligence Analyst, Albourne America LLC. Irina joined Albourne in 2007 and is responsible for conducting operational due diligence across the hedge fund and private market ODD platforms. Previously, she was Vice President, Operations with Resolute Funds Limited, where she oversaw middle office functions. Irina is a CFA charterholder and has a BCom (Finance) from the University of Toronto.
Partner, Litigation Department, Paul Hastings LLP
Nick Morgan is a partner in the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice at the law firm Paul Hastings where he serves as the Office Chair of the firm's Los Angeles litigation practice. He focuses his practice on representations involving government investigations and white-collar crime allegations levied against individuals and businesses. In the course of his practice, he routinely represents clients in connection with SEC and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigations, litigation, and arbitration. Nick also counsels clients on securities compliance and corporate governance; conducts internal investigations; and assists in regulatory examinations initiated by the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance and Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. He previously worked for the SEC’s Enforcement Division as well as U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of California.
Albert W. Niemi, CFA
Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services - Valuation, Modeling, & Economics, Ernst & Young LLP
Albert is a Managing Director in Ernst & Young’s Valuation, Modeling & Economics practice in the San Francisco office. He is responsible for practice development, managing practice operations, and the execution of valuation engagements. He has extensive experience in the valuation of business enterprises, equity and debt interests, and various intangible assets associated with businesses. Albert serves clients in the technology and asset management sectors (private equity and venture capital). He holds a B.B.A. from the University of Georgia and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.