A Scott Davidson, HBA, CPA, CA IFA, CBV, is a managing director in the Toronto office and leads the Canadian practice of Duff & Phelps. Mr Davidson has more than 25 years of experience in business valuation, financial advisory services, disputes, investigations and expert testimony.
Mr Davidson has completed numerous valuations of companies involved in many industries for various purposes, including financial litigation support, corporate finance activities, financial reporting and income tax.
He has been retained, qualified as an expert and given evidence on business valuation, loss/damage quantification and other financial issues in matters in various courts, before arbitration panels, regulators and other triers of fact in numerous jurisdictions internationally. He has been retained on numerous matters where the loss quantum has ranged up into the billions of dollars. Those engagements have been pursuant to a wide variety of litigation and dispute matters, including post-acquisition purchase price disputes, IP disputes, shareholder disputes, contractual related disputes, product liability, breach of fiduciary duty, securities violations and disputes, D&O and other insurance claims and negligent and fraudulent misrepresentation. Many of those matters have also involved investigative accounting analyses.
He has also acted as arbitrator and has provided financial advisory services in connection with many corporate transactions.
Mr Davidson has written and spoken on many topics relevant to his professional practice.
He is a graduate of the Ivey School of Business, Western University and is a Canadian chartered professional accountant and chartered business valuator.
Scott is also chair of the board of governors of St Clement's School in Toronto, a leading Canadian independent, university preparatory school for girls.
WWL says: Scott Davidson is a “very experienced hand” for business valuation as well as damage quantification.
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