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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.

Forestry, Fishing, Hunting Forensic Accounting Experts

Financial Motive – Fish Processing Organization

Our firm was engaged to assist in the investigation of financial motive involving a large fish processing organization. Our role involved conducting an assessment of the organization’s net wealth and a series of financial ratio analyses.  We obtained and reviewed financial statements and banking...

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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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contingency claims

Entertainment Dispute Claim – Production Loss on Major Television Series

Our firm was engaged by an independent adjusting firm and insurers to review the economic damages claimed in relation to a production loss on a major television series. The production was delayed due to extreme flooding that occurred near the shooting location. The claim for damages resulted from the...

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shareholder disputes, business disputes, business disputes forensic accounting

Shareholder Dispute – Healthcare Agency

We were engaged by home healthcare agency providing paraplegic clients with in home skilled nursing services. The dispute involved counts of oppression to the Plaintiff, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, constructive discharge of Plaintiff’s statutory rights as a qualified individual...

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

Intellectual Property – Trademark Infringement & Profit Disgorgement (U.S.)

MDD was engaged on behalf of the defendant in a trademark infringement matter.  The plaintiff’s expert presented a damages claim based on a profit disgorgement theory. MDD’s rebuttal report addressed customer sales that were not properly attributed to the use of the accused marks. MDD analyzed...

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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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Increased Costs for Global Airline Provider

MDD was instructed to assess the increased costs incurred by one of the largest global airline providers. A power outage had affected the airline's tracking software and its ability to fly and land scheduled flights. This caused huge disruption - outgoing flights were delayed and incoming flights...

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divorce & marital disputes

Marital Dispute – Asset Valuation across Jurisdictions

Our firm was retained to assist with a marital dispute.  We were required to value the divorcing parties’ assets at different stages over a seven-year period. These assets included properties, bank accounts, investment accounts, life insurance policies and private companies.  The assets were held...

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Expropriation – Restaurant

We were retained by the owner of a casual restaurant to calculate business losses from the partial taking of land and adjacent road widening work. We analyzed statistical data for comparable stores and for the industry as a whole, as well as the claimant’s actual results following the completion...

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