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Annual Law Update: Economic Damages
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Annual Law Update: Economic Damages

The court’s views on economic damages — approaches and opinions — are presented in this webcast. Learn updates on analyzing, consulting, and/or testifying on economic damages opinions.

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Oct 12, 2021

NASBA Field of Study




CPE Credits



Ken Rugeti, Jeffrey Press, David Sugden, Alex Walther


3 months

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Important guidance for forensic and valuation services

This webcast will help you better understand:

  • Current case law
  • Acceptable methodologies for FVS professionals
  • Evidentiary issues that impact your work

Learn from cases that highlight the court’s views to prepare you for quantifying damages under expert and/or consulting engagements.

Key Topics

  • Case law in different areas of economic damages, including:
    • Lost profits
    • Reasonable certainty
    • Intellectual property
    • Other damages considerations

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply case law in different areas of economic damages
  • Analyze recent trends in case law and impact on FVS professionals’ approaches to quantifying economic damages

Who Will Benefit

  • Forensic and valuation services (FVS) professionals
  • Accountants and finance professionals
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Familiarity with content of Economic Damages Case Law Repository and Case Summaries as well as the following AICPA Practice Aids, available in the FVS Online Library: - Attaining Reasonable Certainty in Economic Damages Calculations - Attaining Reasonable Certainty in Economic Damages Calculations: Revenues, Costs, and Best Evidence - Calculating Lost Profits - Calculating Damages in Intellectual Property Disputes, Fourth Edition
This is a live event. You will have access on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.
1 hr and 40 mins
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Ken Rugeti
Ken Rugeti is a Senior Managing Director in the Forensic & Litigation Consulting practice at FTI Consulting. He has more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting, damages analysis and valuation. He is known for his objective analysis, attention to detail and comfort on the witness stand, where he views his role as an educator of judges, arbitrators and juries tasked with deciding financial issues that have become the center of a controversy.
Jeffrey Press
Jeffrey Press is a Director in the Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group with Stout. He has nearly 17 years of experience providing forensic accounting services, including expert testimony in the areas of calculating and testifying to damages in intellectual property and other complex commercial disputes. Mr. Press focuses on the quantification of economic damages in civil litigation, as well as forensic accounting investigations. His forensic accounting matters have encompassed a wide array of matters involving economic damages in intellectual property infringements and misappropriations (patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret), complex commercial disputes, including healthcare billing disputes, employment disputes, breach of contract matters, and shareholder disputes, and investigations of financial fraud.
David Sugden
Dave Sugden is a shareholder at Call & Jensen. Mr. Sugden, who was recognized in 2020 as one of the “Top 50 Super Lawyers in Orange County,” and previously recognized by California’s Daily Journal as one of “California’s 20 Top Attorneys Under 40,” is a business trial lawyer. Mr. Sugden has won several seven- and eight-figure jury verdicts and judgements for corporate plaintiffs and has successfully defended several high-stakes cases for corporate defendants. Mr. Sugden has served as lead counsel in matters in California, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Georgia. Mr. Sugden has tried cases on behalf of corporate and individual plaintiffs and defendants in claims involving trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade dress, trade secrets, and employment claims. Mr. Sugden, who will be teaching trial preparation as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine in the Spring, is often hired shortly before trial.
Alex Walther
Alexander Walther has over 12 years of professional services experience related to complex contract disputes, economic damages, bankruptcy adversarial proceedings, valuation disputes, and purchase price disputes, as well as investigations of alleged financial irregularities. Mr. Walther specializes in working on complex litigation, forensic, and valuation services assignments nationally and internationally for businesses ranging from startup entities to Fortune 100 companies. Specifically, Mr. Walther provides financial forensic services, expert witness testimony, and analyses to litigators to assist in understanding and presenting complex issues to the trier-of-fact. He has worked extensively with counsel through all phases of the litigation process and has provided expert witness trial and deposition testimony in federal court. In addition to litigation matters, Mr. Walther has performed special investigations for general counsel and audit committees concerned with ethics violations involving accounting irregularities. He has managed teams on special investigations in both the U.S. and in China. Mr. Walther is a member of the AICPA, the TXCPA, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Houston Young Lawyers Association (“HYLA”). Mr. Walther is actively involved in various committees within these organizations including serving on the AICPA’s CFF Credential Committee, on the AICPA’s damages task force, as chair of the TXCPA Business Valuations, Forensic and Litigation Services Committee, and as the Technology Coordinator for HYLA’s Adopt-an-Angel program. In 2014, Mr. Walther was awarded the Young Leaders Award by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (formerly the 40 Under 40 award). He was also selected as one of the 25 recipients of the 2016 AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services (“FVS”) Standing Ovation Recognition program. This program is designed to recognize professionals in the FVS practice area who are 40 or under, hold either the CFF and/or ABV credential, and have exhibited exemplary professional achievement.

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Annual Law Update: Economic Damages
Oct 12, 2021
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Oct 12, 2021
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