Christopher Esposito, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP to Speak at KC

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About Chris Esposito

Chris is a Partner in Deloitte’s Financial Instrument Valuation & Securitization group in New York. He provides audit support for portfolio valuations in the areas of mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and related derivatives and structured securities and performs critical reviews of third-party and proprietary valuation models and methodologies. Chris also has experience in the Securitization advisory business, assisting clients in dealing with operational, market, liquidity and legal risks associated with holding and administering structured products.

Chris has served clients as part of Deloitte’s Securitization practice for 18 years and has experience developing models and performing transaction document reviews on a broad array of new issuance structured products including RMBS, CMBS, CDOs and other Asset Backed Securities. Chris has assisted investment banks and asset managers in performing agreed upon procedures, closing over 600 CDO transactions with an aggregate capitalization exceeding 200 billion dollars.

Chris serves as a Financial Instruments and Valuation Subject Matter Resource for Deloitte and is regularly consulted on matters relating to valuation of complex financial instruments.

Education – Bachelor’s of Business Administration, University of Michigan – 1992

Certifications – New York CPA

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Event Synopsis:

Fair Value Disclosures: New disclosures for level 3 fair value measurements were effective Q1 2012. The disclosures were more complex and operationally intensive than originally expected by most preparers. In addition, the information provided may not always be conducive to an investor’s understanding of the unobservable inputs used in these measurements. This webcast would provide insight on the FASB’s requirements, a comparison/review of disclosures in companies’ SEC filings, SEC’s views on what should be disclosed, auditors’ concerns, and the current thinking on how this disclosure is expected to evolve.

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