Archive for May, 2014

DOL Delays Reproposal of “Appraiser-as-Fiduciary” Rule to January 2015

TweetBy John D. Russell, JD As part of an update on May 27, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it had delayed reproposal of its fiduciary rule, including the “appraiser-as-fiduciary” provisions until January 2015 at the earliest. The update, which came through the Office of Management and Budget, is a change from the frequently […]

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Governor Pratt Visits Multiple Chapters

TweetEditors Note: In August 2013, ASA hosted a leadership orientation at ASA’s National Office where ASA leaders were provided a first class professional program giving the necessary tools to lead ASA in the future. Topics included discussions on governance, roles and responsibilities of volunteers and staff, legal duties and parliamentary procedures. Among those in attendance […]

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ASA goes to AAM’s Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

TweetEditors Note: The American Alliance of Museums hosts its Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in various locations throughout the U.S. and attracts about 5,000 museum professionals on average. The American Society of Appraisers attends this unique networking event to educate museum professionals about ASA’s robust educational offerings and the ASA designation. Read more below about how […]

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ASA Los Angeles Chapter Hosts Annual Candidates Night

Tweet  On April 30th the Los Angeles Chapter of ASA held an Annual Candidates Night. This year’s event was well attended by nearly fifty participants, including candidates, members and individuals interested in the valuation profession and membership in ASA. Also in attendance were several ASA international leaders including: Jim Hirt, CEO; Blake J. Runckel, ASA, […]

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Government Relations Update

TweetAn inside look at recent issues impacting ASA members By John D. Russell, JD It’s been busy in Washington this spring, with issues affecting most of our disciplines cropping up over the past six weeks. Here’s a brief recap of what ASA’s Government Relations team has been working on, as well as a look at […]

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ASA Teams with World-Class Partner Bombardier at Recent Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition

TweetRepresentatives from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and Bombardier, the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains, recently participated in the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) held April 15-17 in the Shanghai, China. Asia’s premier business aviation event, ABACE is the must-attend event for China’s aerospace community and the international […]

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