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Case Studies

Our firm has over 80 years of experience working on assignments that span over 800 industries around the world. By exploring some of the cases we have worked on you will gain a better understanding of how we might be able to assist you in your quantification, investigation or valuation needs. Refine your search by selecting a practice area or industry.

Aviation Industry Forensic Accounting Experts

Terrorist Attack affecting Airline Business

We were instructed by Insurers to assess the loss of profit and additional costs sustained by an airline carrier resulting from an airport terrorist attack. The airlines and many other service providers at the airport suffered long tail losses for up to 12 months after the attack, despite the airport...

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Manufacturing Industry Forensic Accounting Experts

Business Interruption – Fire at Manufacturer

Our firm was hired by a law firm to assist in the determination of a business interruption loss involving a manufacturer of office furniture after a fire damaged their inventory and production facility. Our role involved reviewing the manufacturer’s financial records to quantify the value of the...

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intellectual property infringement, intellectual property, patent infringement, copyright infringement

Intellectual Property – Trademark Infringement (U.S.)

MDD was engaged on behalf of the defendant in a trademark infringement matter. The plaintiff expert presented a damages remedy in the form of profit disgorgement and an alternative remedy in the form of a reasonable royalty. MDD provided an expert report rebutting the damages contentions put forth...

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Sports, Entertaiment & the Arts Forensic Accounting Services

Contingency & Entertainment Claim – Loss of Revenue Due To Cancelled Event

MDD was retained by an independent adjusting firm and insurers to review loss of revenue from a cancelled event. The 3 day event was cancelled after the venue location was in the premise of a wildfire and an evacuation notice was issued. Our role included reviewing the revenue refunds, expense...

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Franchise Support

Statutory Rescission: Consulting for Franchisor

We worked in a consulting capacity to assist a national franchisor deal with a claim for statutory rescission of a franchise agreement under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000. We identified the weaknesses in the claim presented by the franchisee, including failing to account for...

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Franchise Support

Franchise Rescission Claim – Claim Analysis Under the Arthur Wishart Act

We were retained by a franchisor to analyze a claim for rescission under the Arthur Wishart Act. We noted the following main issues with the claim. There was a claim for unpaid owner/manager labour, even though the owner had continued working at his pre-franchise job and had actually experienced pay...

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Financial Services

Ponzi Scheme – Bank

Our firm was engaged by a law firm whose client, an insurance company, was being sued by a financial institution with respect to a fidelity insurance policy.  A customer of the bank allegedly carried out a $6 billion Ponzi scheme, with the involvement of three senior employees of the bank.  The insurer...

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Professional Services Forensic Accounting Experts

Civil Litigation – Insurance Brokerage

Our firm was engaged in a civil litigation matter. The plaintiffs owned an insurance brokerage, which was later sold to a competitor.  The purchase and sale agreement required that the assets and net income of the business reach a certain threshold, at which point the remaining proceeds of the sale...

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fraud accountant, corporate fraud, fraud risk assessments, fraud accountants

Criminal Fraud – Financial Controller Check Fraud

Our firm was engaged to assist a criminal defense law firm in defending their client who was charged with fraud.  It was alleged that the client defrauded his employer of millions of dollars while employed as the company’s controller.  The fraud was committed when the defendant issued numerous checks...

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