Corporate Advisor Handbook: Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution 2013
Article – October 2013
Legal / Corporate / Disputes
Four RGL professionals from around the world were featured in Financier Worldwide’s Corporate Advisor Handbook: Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution 2013.
RGL Forensics is a multidisciplinary forensic accounting firm delivering accurate and defensible financial analyses to the legal, corporate, insurance and public sectors. Operating worldwide from 23 offices on five continents, we serve multinational corporations, global insurance companies, leading law firms and government. RGL specialises in the quantification of economic damages and financial analysis in disputes of all kinds. We provide comprehensive forensic accounting, corporate finance, fraud investigation, and forensic technology, going beyond the numbers to deliver financial clarity in legal cases and insurance claims. As detectives of the financial world, the professionals at RGL use advanced tools, proven methodologies and sophisticated modelling to deliver testimony and reports that meet or exceed global standards for financial evidence. At every stage of dispute resolution, from mediation and arbitration to litigation, clients in the legal, corporate, insurance and public sectors rely on RGL to deliver financial analyses that withstand the toughest scrutiny.
+61 2 8488 6001
Ryan Carruth is a Partner in RGL Forensics’ Sydney office where he leads the firm’s Australian operations. He has specialised in forensic accounting and litigation support since 1997. Ryan has extensive experience in the measurement of financial damages related to complex legal disputes and insurance claims, including breach of contract, intellectual property infringement, and property, liability and financial lines insurance claims. Ryan’s international experience includes cases and claims in an array of industries, including construction/engineering, energy and power generation, government/regulatory bodies, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, hospitality, leisure and tourism, manufacturing, marine/shipping, and mining. Ryan has provided expert witness testimony relating to financial damages in a variety of cases on behalf of both claimants and defendants. In addition to expert testimony, Ryan provides case review, document review, and preparation of counsel for opposing experts.
Henry J. Kahrs
Los Angeles, CA, United States
+1 714 740 2100
Henry J. (Hank) Kahrs, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE, CMA, CM, is a partner at RGL and leads the firm’s Orange County office in Southern California. For the past 25 years, Hank has practiced as a forensic accountant and fraud examiner, quantifying economic damages in complex commercial, civil and criminal claims. Hank’s specific areas of focus include asset tracing, breach of contract, bankruptcy, fraud investigation, contract disputes, corporate & partnership dissolution, loss of profits and lost earnings, shareholder disputes, trademark and copyright infringement and valuation. Hank has served as an expert in hundreds of cases, testifying in trials, arbitrations and depositions. A frequent lecturer, he has presented programs on investigative accounting, fraud and the quantification of economic damages. He is a Certified Public Accountant in California, is accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of CPAs, and is certified in financial fraud investigation.
London, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7056 7901
Tony Levitt, CA(SA), FCA, FCIArb, FAE, CFE, is co-founder of RGL Forensics and Senior Partner in London where he leads the firm’s international practice. His assignments take him around the world from the UK and Europe to Asia, Australia, Africa, and North and South America. Tony focuses on complex commercial disputes, business interruption, economic damages, loss of profits, and fraud and financial investigations. Tony brings his clients a financial perspective gleaned from working in numerous industries on a large number of cases and claims, including work in aerospace and defence, energy, oil and gas, mining/metals, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, technology, electronics, and semiconductors. Working on behalf of multinational clients, Tony has testified in the High Court in London, Crown and District Courts, the Technology and Construction Courts, and in arbitrations in the UK, the US, Switzerland and South Africa. He is a Chartered Arbitrator.
London, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7065 7903
James Stanbury, FCA, MAE, ACIArb, is a Partner in RGL Forensics’ London Office. He has more than 20 years of forensic accounting experience quantifying damages across a broad range of commercial and personal disputes.
Working across an array of industries, James has prepared expert witness reports relating to loss of profits, business interruption, economic damages and business valuation. These disputes arise from breach of contract, property damage, compulsory purchase, shareholders, competition and regulation, professional indemnity, subrogation, matrimonial and civil injury matters.
James has testified on behalf of multinational clients in the High Court of London, the Technology and Construction Court, arbitrations in the UK and Greece, and to UN Tribunals. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a member of the Academy of Experts and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Arbitrators.
About the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Handbook:
This comprehensive publication contains detailed profiles of leading experts who help to resolve corporate and commercial disputes. Comprising lawyers, forensic accountants and consultants, this group of experts help their clients to navigate litigation, arbitration and mediation processes.
As appeared in the Financier Worldwide Corporate Advisor Handbook, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2013.