KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) December 03, 2014
Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, announced that Mike Costello, a principal with Decosimo Advisory Services, is serving as a featured presenter at the National Business Institute’s Divorce Law Conference to be held on December 11 at the Knoxville Hilton.
The NBI Divorce Law seminar examines a variety of complex issues involved with the divorce process that have emotional and financial implications for all parties involved. Seminar attendees can gain the tips, techniques and strategies needed to assist clients in reaching the best possible settlement outcome.
Mr. Costello is scheduled to present on the topic of “Valuation of Assets & Division of Property.” The presentation plans to discuss a broad range of topics, including current child and spousal support guidelines, how and why spousal maintenance is ordered, understanding how future success or financial failure impacts could impact clients involved in divorce litigation and what to do when a party to a divorce files for bankruptcy.
Mr. Costello serves on the board and is a principal with Decosimo, of which Decosimo Advisory Services is a division. He is also a managing principal of Decosimo Corporate Finance, LLC, a mid-market investment bank specializing in sell-side advisory services which is a member firm of FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)/SIPC. Mr. Costello is a certified public accountant (CPA), accredited in business valuation (ABV), certified in financial forensics (CFF), an accredited senior appraiser (ASA), a certified fraud examiner (CFE), and a consultant with more than 30 years of training and experience in business valuations, forensic accounting, business acquisitions and divestitures, exit planning, and related fields. Mr. Costello’s experience includes extensive consulting work and testimony in tax, accounting, financial, economic, and business issues of commercial litigation, with emphasis on business valuation, economic damage and forensic accounting issues. He also provides expert testimony in personal injury, wrongful death and wrongful termination litigation.
Decosimo is perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm. Decosimo is a regional firm with offices in nine geographic locations in the United States and the Cayman Islands, with approximately 300 professionals and staff. Each of Decosimo's offices provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to a wide array of industries. Additionally, Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. With over 300 firms with a total of 667 offices across 105 countries, Moore Stephens and Decosimo provide clients with access to significant resources and expertise comparable to Big Four firms.
Effective January 1, 2015, Decosimo will be merging with Elliott Davis. The combined firm, which will be known as Elliott Davis Decosimo, creates the region’s fifth largest accounting firm with total annual revenues of $108 million and more than 800 professionals and specialists in 17 offices across seven states – Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia – and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about the merger, please visit http://www.decosimo.com/elliottdavismerger.