Disputes and litigation are a part of modern life. In today's environment, these disputes or potential disputes often involve complex financial, economic and business issues.
Whether in litigation or other dispute resolution means, clients and their counsel require the rapid mining, modelling and analysis of data in order to make case-critical decisions. We provide quantitative analytic solutions in instances where facts are disputed and answers are buried in voluminous, complex collections of transactional data.
We address the evolving requirements of commercial disputes - notably the increasing use of electronic data in dispute analysis and resolution - by using multi-disciplinary analytical approaches, advanced computing technology, information management tools and complex data analyses. With years of hands-on experience in litigation, forensic services and industry, our specialist team delivers powerful solutions to complex problems in the corporate litigation marketplace, thereby facilitating our financial advisory and expert witness role.
Areas in which we can assist our clients include:
Providing an initial assessment of the financial, economic and business merits of a potential claim or defense;
Assisting with the discovery process;
Preparing and evaluating claims for loss of profits and other damages;
Providing information to assist with settlement negotiations;
Preparing an expert report for use in the dispute;
Preparing reports in response to experts acting for other parties in the action; and
Appearing in the dispute as an expert witness.
Our specialist Dispute Analysis partners and senior staff in China and Hong Kong can assist in a wide range of areas:
Claims relating to M&A transactions, in particular, warranty claims;
Construction and capital project disputes;
Business valuations for litigation purposes;
Alternative dispute resolution services;
Directors and officers disputes;
Breach of contract, breach of warranty;
Professional negligence claims; and
IT implementation claims.
Where necessary, we can also supplement our core team with industry experts and specialists drawn from other professions within the China and Hong Kong practice and the global firm as a whole.