Calculating Lost Profits in Construction Claims: A Practical Guide
Recording Available: Friday, October 16, 2020
Calculating lost profits in a construction dispute is an important factor to prove and recover claims of lost profits damages. However, this process presents a wide array of complexity and challenge for both parties as it requires thorough and accurate analyses of evidence presented. The implementation of an appropriate calculation methodology must also be carefully considered.
With the risk issues associated with lost profits calculation, it is becoming more substantial for construction businesses and their counsel to be well equipped with a practical guide and the best practices to guarantee accurate calculation and ensure lost profits recovery.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide a practical guide on how to calculate lost profits in construction claims. Speakers will also address the important issues affecting construction dispute management and resolution.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- Construction Claims - Recent Trends and Developments
- Notable Court Rulings
- Common Risks and Pitfalls
- Practical Tips and Strategies in Calculating Lost Profits
Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC
Who Should Attend:
- Construction Industry Attorneys
- General Counsel
- Forensic Accountants
- Damage Experts
- Construction Business Executives
John Paul Anderson is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations in Denver, Colorado. He brings more than 20 years of experience providing financial, accounting and economic advisory services to law firms and their clients.
Mr. Anderson has extensive expertise in calculating damages for complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, securities litigation and employment claims. He also specializes in business valuation, statistical analysis, as well as complex data analysis and management.
Mr. Anderson has provided economic, financial and accounting analysis for clients in various industries, including medical products, financial institutions, computer software, restaurants, franchisors, manufacturing and mining. He has testified as an expert witness before federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings.
Additionally, Mr. Anderson has served as a court-appointed receiver in matters involving securities fraud, including conducting and coordinating forensic accounting investigations and recommending distribution plans to the court. He has also been appointed by the courts to serve as a special master in matters involving solvency and fraudulent transfers. Mr. Anderson has conducted financial forensic investigations on behalf of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Denver Public Schools, Grand County, Colorado, and for private industry.
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of lost profits calculation
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Areas of Professional Practice
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About Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC
Alvarez & Marsal is a leading global professional services firm that provides advisory, business performance improvement, turnaround management and expert witness services. With over 4,000 professionals across four continents, we deliver tangible results for law firms, corporates, boards, private equity firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.
A&M professionals draw on their expertise in litigation consulting, business investigations, forensic technology and expert testimony to provide clients with the solutions they seek to achieve their goals. Our team is comprised of a diverse group of seasoned experts in major markets and financial centers throughout the world. Our experience provides us with a unique ability to articulate complex findings in a clear and meaningful manner. Our team is experienced in working with outside counsel, boards of directors, audit and special committees, fiduciaries (examiners, monitors, trustees, etc.) and with the management team of public and privately-held companies.