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Online CLE Commercial Litigation CLE

How to Effectively Use Expert Testimony to Prove Damages in Commercial Litigation: Winning Strategies for 2020

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 03/17/2020 12:00 pm 03/17/2020 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: How to Effectively Use Expert Testimony to Prove Damages in Commercial Litigation: Winning Strategies for 2020 If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=156525\r\n Expert witnesses play a significant role in proving damages in commercial litigation cases. With strategies continuously emerging in an ever dynamic legal landscape, plaintiffs involved in such cases are ensured with higher chances of winning. However, because of its frequent use, experts must always put credible damages studies that can withstand blows and questions from the opposition. This calls for plaintiffs and litigators to have a deep understanding of the strategies to maximize the effectivity of these testimonies. \n \nIn this LIVE Webcast,  a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in proving damages in commercial litigation. Speakers will also present the important issues surrounding this significant topic including the best strategies to effectively use expert testimony to prove damages. \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n Trends in Commercial Litigation \n When and How to Use Expert Testimony \n Calculation and Quantification of Damages \n Effective Strategies to Prove Damages \n What Lies Ahead \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/commercial-litigation-winning-strategies-for-2020/

Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Commercial Litigation Webinar. Expert witnesses play a significant role in proving damages in commercial litigation cases. With strategies continuously emerging in an ever dynamic legal landscape, plaintiffs involved in such cases are ensured with higher chances of winning. However, because of its frequent use, experts must always put credible damages studies that can withstand blows and questions from the opposition. This calls for plaintiffs and litigators to have a deep understanding of the strategies to maximize the effectivity of these testimonies.

In this LIVE Webcast,  a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in proving damages in commercial litigation. Speakers will also present the important issues surrounding this significant topic including the best strategies to effectively use expert testimony to prove damages.

Key topics include:

  • Trends in Commercial Litigation
  • When and How to Use Expert Testimony
  • Calculation and Quantification of Damages
  • Effective Strategies to Prove Damages
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

Eric N. Macey, Partner
Novack and Macey LLP

Ken Mathieu, CPA/ABV/CFF, Vice President, Forensic Services
Charles River Associates

Scott Davidson, Managing Director
Duff & Phelps

Who Should Attend

  • Commercial Litigation Attorneys
  • In-House Counsel
  • Financial Executives/Officers
  • Forensic Accountants
  • Top-Level Executives

Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Eric N. Macey, Partner
Novack and Macey LLP

Ken Mathieu, CPA/ABV/CFF, Vice President, Forensic Services
Charles River Associates

Scott Davidson, Managing Director
Duff & Phelps

Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Eric N. MaceyPartnerNovack and Macey LLP

Eric N. Macey is a founding partner of Novack and Macey LLP, a sophisticated business litigation boutique. He has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts throughout the country and has acted both as an arbitrator and mediator in various alternative dispute resolution settings. His clients consist of a wide range of business corporations and institutions, investment ventures, partnerships and individuals. Mr. Macey is consistently rated as one of the top 100 Lawyers in Illinois per Super Lawyers, is recognized by Chambers USA for commercial litigation, and is repeatedly named on Best Lawyers Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in America” list for real estate litigation.

Mr. Macey received his A.B. (1973) magna cum laude from Princeton University.  He received his M.A. (1975) in Communications from the Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania, and his J.D. (1978) with High Honors from the George Washington University Law School where he was Order of the Coif and a member of the George Washington Law Review.

Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Ken Mathieu, CPA/ABV/CFFVice President, Forensic ServicesCharles River Associates

Ken is regularly retained to serve as the expert witness for matters involving complex damages, accounting, and valuation issues. Utilizing his experience serving as a trusted advisor to entities facing a crisis, such as a high stakes litigation or government investigations, he provides credible and objective analysis and information to assist in mitigating the crisis and resolving the matter.

The results of his analysis are utilized by boards, insurance companies, courts, arbitrators, management, and government regulators to assist in making critical decisions.

He is a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society and has held leadership positions with both organizations. He currently serves as a commissioner on the National Accreditation Commission of the AICPA which oversees all specialty credentials issued by the AICPA. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of forensic accounting, valuation, and damages at industry conferences and educational forums. He has published articles for peer reviewed journals and co-authored chapters in books widely considered reference guides for the forensic and valuation profession. He also served as the editor to AICPA Practice Aids for forensic professionals.

He is a CPA (licenses in Illinois and Louisiana), Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA and Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA. He was previously a Managing Director with PwC’s Forensic Services practice where he held a leadership role and served as a GAAP expert.

Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Scott DavidsonManaging DirectorDuff & Phelps

A. Scott Davidson, CPA and Chartered Business Valuator, is a Managing Director – Valuations/Disputes/Investigations - and Canada Market Leader at Duff & Phelps. Based in Toronto, Scott has over 30 years of experience in business valuation, financial advisory services and expert testimony.

Who's Who Legal has recognized Scott as a leading expert in “Financial Advisory and Valuation - Quantum of Damages” and “Arbitration Expert Witness.” Scott has qualified as an expert and given evidence on business valuation, loss/damage quantification and other financial issues in matters in various courts, before arbitration panels, regulators and other triers of fact in numerous jurisdictions internationally. He has been retained on numerous matters where the loss quantum has ranged up to into the billions of dollars. Those engagements have been pursuant to a wide variety of litigation and dispute matters.


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Online CLE Commercial Litigation

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of commercial law

Course Code:
   148400

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Novack and Macey LLP is a sophisticated business and commercial litigation boutique that represents both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide variety of disputes, involving trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts and arbitrations.  The Firm is known for representing clients in high-stakes business litigation, with a particular emphasis on financial services, commercial real estate, energy, gaming, manufacturing, closely-held companies and partnerships, and in representing other lawyers and law firms.

Website: https://www.novackmacey.com/

Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategy expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.

With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.

Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.

Website: http://www.crai.com/

Duff & Phelps is the global advisor that protects, restores and maximizes value for clients in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, investigations, disputes, cyber security, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. They work with clients across diverse sectors, mitigating risk to assets, operations and people. With Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps since 2018, the firm has nearly 3,500 professionals in 28 countries around the world.

Website: https://www.duffandphelps.com/

Eric N. Macey is a founding partner of Novack and Macey LLP, a sophisticated business litigation boutique. He has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts throughout the country and has acted both as an arbitrator and mediator in various alternative dispute resolution settings. His clients consist of a wide range of business corporations and institutions, investment ventures, partnerships and individuals. Mr. Macey is consistently rated as one of the top 100 Lawyers in Illinois per Super Lawyers, is recognized by Chambers USA for commercial litigation, and is repeatedly named on Best Lawyers Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in America” list for real estate litigation.

Mr. Macey received his A.B. (1973) magna cum laude from Princeton University.  He received his M.A. (1975) in Communications from the Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania, and his J.D. (1978) with High Honors from the George Washington University Law School where he was Order of the Coif and a member of the George Washington Law Review.

Ken is regularly retained to serve as the expert witness for matters involving complex damages, accounting, and valuation issues. Utilizing his experience serving as a trusted advisor to entities facing a crisis, such as a high stakes litigation or government investigations, he provides credible and objective analysis and information to assist in mitigating the crisis and resolving the matter.

The results of his analysis are utilized by boards, insurance companies, courts, arbitrators, management, and government regulators to assist in making critical decisions.

He is a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society and has held leadership positions with both organizations. He currently serves as a commissioner on the National Accreditation Commission of the AICPA which oversees all specialty credentials issued by the AICPA. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of forensic accounting, valuation, and damages at industry conferences and educational forums. He has published articles for peer reviewed journals and co-authored chapters in books widely considered reference guides for the forensic and valuation profession. He also served as the editor to AICPA Practice Aids for forensic professionals.

He is a CPA (licenses in Illinois and Louisiana), Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA and Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA. He was previously a Managing Director with PwC’s Forensic Services practice where he held a leadership role and served as a GAAP expert.

A. Scott Davidson, CPA and Chartered Business Valuator, is a Managing Director – Valuations/Disputes/Investigations - and Canada Market Leader at Duff & Phelps. Based in Toronto, Scott has over 30 years of experience in business valuation, financial advisory services and expert testimony.

Who's Who Legal has recognized Scott as a leading expert in “Financial Advisory and Valuation - Quantum of Damages” and “Arbitration Expert Witness.” Scott has qualified as an expert and given evidence on business valuation, loss/damage quantification and other financial issues in matters in various courts, before arbitration panels, regulators and other triers of fact in numerous jurisdictions internationally. He has been retained on numerous matters where the loss quantum has ranged up to into the billions of dollars. Those engagements have been pursuant to a wide variety of litigation and dispute matters.

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