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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peter Steger ranks highly among peers thanks to his adept handling of high-value damages claims in complex litigation proceedings across a range of sectors.

Biography

Peter Steger has 30 years of specialised experience in expert witness work in damages quantification, business valuation and forensic accounting. He co-founded one of Canada's largest boutique firms, Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co, in 2010, after 13 years as a managing director/principal at two major international consultancies.

Peter has tendered expert reports and provided expert testimony in the Federal Court of Canada and various Canadian provincial commercial courts and arbitrations, as well as in the High Court of Singapore and international arbitrations (ICC, UNCITRAL). In 2018, his loss quantification opinion was accepted, resulting in one of Canada’s largest damages awards at US$2.6 billion, which was upheld by the Court of Appeal, with all follow-on appeals denied by the Supreme Court of Canada. Further, in each of Peter’s three cases that have gone to Court of Appeal, his damages approach and quantum have been upheld in their entirety.

Peter's commercial disputes casework in litigation/arbitration focuses on the quantification of damages resulting from breach of contract, post-acquisition disputes, intellectual property matters, class actions and other financial disputes. He has also provided numerous independent valuations and due diligence reviews of business interests pursuant to shareholder disputes, related party transactions and acquisitions. He also has extensive experience in conducting accounting investigations involving suspected financial wrongdoing, kickbacks and investment scams, and has also assisted in obtaining and executing numerous Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions in civil fraud matters.

His assignments have encompassed a wide range of industries including financial services, technology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, real estate, construction, retail and sports franchises. Peter is also a frequent contributor to various accounting and legal conferences, publications and trial training programmes.

Peter is based in Toronto, Canada. He is a Canadian chartered professional accountant (CPA), a legacy chartered accountant (CA), a chartered business valuator (CBV) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE). He is also certified in financial forensics by the AICPA (CFF).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

With over 30 years of experience, Peter Steger is a leading accountant in Canada with deep expertise in major disputes.

Biography

Peter Steger has 30 years of specialised experience in expert witness work in damages quantification, business valuation and forensic accounting. He co-founded one of Canada's largest boutique firms, Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co, in 2010, after 13 years as a managing director/principal at two major international consultancies.

Peter has tendered expert reports and provided expert testimony in the Federal Court of Canada and various Canadian provincial commercial courts and arbitrations, as well as in the High Court of Singapore and international arbitrations (ICC, UNCITRAL). In 2018, his loss quantification opinion was accepted, resulting in one of Canada’s largest damages awards at US$2.6 billion, which was upheld by the Court of Appeal, with all follow-on appeals denied by the Supreme Court of Canada. Further, in each of Peter’s three cases that have gone to Court of Appeal, his damages approach and quantum have been upheld in their entirety.

Peter's commercial disputes casework in litigation/arbitration focuses on the quantification of damages resulting from breach of contract, post-acquisition disputes, intellectual property matters, class actions and other financial disputes. He has also provided numerous independent valuations and due diligence reviews of business interests pursuant to shareholder disputes, related party transactions and acquisitions. He also has extensive experience in conducting accounting investigations involving suspected financial wrongdoing, kickbacks and investment scams, and has also assisted in obtaining and executing numerous Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions in civil fraud matters.

His assignments have encompassed a wide range of industries including financial services, technology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, real estate, construction, retail and sports franchises. Peter is also a frequent contributor to various accounting and legal conferences, publications and trial training programmes.

Peter is based in Toronto, Canada. He is a Canadian chartered professional accountant (CPA), a legacy chartered accountant (CA), a chartered business valuator (CBV) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE). He is also certified in financial forensics by the AICPA (CFF).

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

"A well-known expert witness in litigation"

"Peter is an outstanding practitioner"

Biography

Peter Steger has 30 years of specialised experience in expert witness work in damages quantification, business valuation and forensic accounting. He co-founded one of Canada's largest boutique firms, Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co, in 2010, after 20 years at two international consultancies.

Peter has tendered expert reports and provided expert testimony in the Canadian federal court and various provincial commercial courts, domestic arbitrations, as well as the Singapore court and international arbitrations (ICC, UNCITRAL). In 2018, his loss quantification opinion resulted in one of Canada’s largest damages awards at US$2.6 billion, which was confirmed by the appellate courts.

Peter's commercial disputes casework in litigation/arbitration focuses on the quantification of damages resulting from breach of contract, post-acquisition disputes, intellectual property matters, class actions and other financial disputes. He has also provided numerous independent valuations of business interests pursuant to shareholder disputes, related party transactions and acquisitions. He also has extensive experience in conducting accounting investigations involving suspected financial wrongdoing, kickbacks and investment scams, and has also assisted in obtaining and executing numerous Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions in civil fraud matters.

His assignments have encompassed a wide range of industries including financial services, technology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, real estate, construction, retail and sports franchises. Peter is also a frequent contributor to various accounting and legal conferences, publications and trial training programmes.

Peter is based in Toronto, Canada. He is a Canadian chartered professional accountant (CPA), chartered accountant (CA), and chartered business valuator (CBV); and holds US-based designations of certified fraud examiner (CFE), and certified in financial forensics (CFF).

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peter Steger is a highly sought-after forensic accountant who operates across a broad range of industries including transportation, pharmaceuticals, sports and financial services.

Biography

Peter Steger has 30 years of specialised experience in expert witness work in damages quantification, business valuation and forensic accounting. He co-founded one of Canada's largest boutique firms, Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co, in 2010, after 13 years as a managing director/principal at two major international consultancies.

Peter has tendered expert reports and provided expert testimony in the Federal Court of Canada and various Canadian provincial commercial courts and arbitrations, as well as in the High Court of Singapore and international arbitrations (ICC, UNCITRAL). In 2018, his loss quantification opinion was accepted, resulting in one of Canada’s largest damages awards at US$2.6 billion, which was upheld by the Court of Appeal, with all follow-on appeals denied by the Supreme Court of Canada. Further, in each of Peter’s three cases that have gone to Court of Appeal, his damages approach and quantum have been upheld in their entirety.

Peter's commercial disputes casework in litigation/arbitration focuses on the quantification of damages resulting from breach of contract, post-acquisition disputes, intellectual property matters, class actions and other financial disputes. He has also provided numerous independent valuations and due diligence reviews of business interests pursuant to shareholder disputes, related party transactions and acquisitions. He also has extensive experience in conducting accounting investigations involving suspected financial wrongdoing, kickbacks and investment scams, and has also assisted in obtaining and executing numerous Anton Piller orders and Mareva injunctions in civil fraud matters.

His assignments have encompassed a wide range of industries including financial services, technology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, real estate, construction, retail and sports franchises. Peter is also a frequent contributor to various accounting and legal conferences, publications and trial training programmes.

Peter is based in Toronto, Canada. He is a Canadian chartered professional accountant (CPA), a legacy chartered accountant (CA), a chartered business valuator (CBV) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE). He is also certified in financial forensics by the AICPA (CFF).

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