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Bringing your forensic accountant to a mediation

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There are many reasons why forensic accountants are invited to attend mediations but care needs to be taken not to prejudice their ability later to act as expert witnesses.

The accountant as 'assessor' in arbitrations

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As court fees rise and delays in the court process increase, more and more litigants are considering arbitration to settle disputes.

Please don't 'help' us draft our joint statements

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In the case of BDW Trading Ltd v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Ltd [2018] EWHC 1915 (TCC), his Honour Judge Stephen Davies considered the conduct of an expert witness who had sent the first draft of the joint statement to his instructing solicitors for their comments.

Bitcoin in divorce

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Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies are featuring ever more commonly in family finance cases, posing new challenges for professional advisers .

Conflict of interest and expert witness

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Technomed Ltd v Bluecrest Health Screening Ltd (2017): another warning about experts and conflicts of interest.

Causation before quantification

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What do forensic accountants need to consider when providing an opinion on causation?

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