Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Duff & Phelps Experts Published in The Global Damages Review

Errol Soriano, Managing Director in the Disputes and Investigations practice at Duff & Phelps, is the featured editor and contributor for publication, “The Global Damages Review.” The book provides information from surveying the codified rules and common law principles underpinning the presentation of damages evidence and provides recent common law decisions that provide new or improved guidance on these frameworks. In addition, professionals discuss the principles governing the quantification of expert financial evidence in select common law jurisdictions, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, and highlights important precedents from recent case law in each jurisdictions. The publication also features chapters contributed by Directors Erik Arnold and Neil De Gray.

Chapters contributed by Duff & Phelps experts:

  • Rules Governing Expert Evidence on Damages – This chapter provides a general framework for the role of the expert in civil litigation, with a particular focus on damages. It also discusses common misgivings stakeholders have expressed with respect to how expert evidence is tendered in litigation and emerging practices concerning the use of expert evidence at trial.
  • Concepts in Financial Accounting and Reporting – This chapter discusses international financial reporting standards, fundamental qualitative characteristics of financial reporting and elements of the financial statements.
  • Overview of The Financial Damages Model for Income Loss – This chapter includes key components and considerations governing an analyst’s work in quantifying damages.
  • The Financial Damages Model for Loss of Value – When damages are determined on account of a loss of capital, it is often necessary to perform a valuation of an asset or business. This chapter provides an overview of business valuation principles, concepts and methodologies and explains how they apply to the calculation of damages.

Access the full book on the publication website here.


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