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Although no two projects are ever the same, there is a strong likelihood that we are able to apply our vast experience to your particular needs. You can gain a better understanding of our past experience and how this may relate to your needs by searching our case snapshot database.

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303 Case snapshots

Mine Flooding in Queensland

Worked with other experts including mining engineers and economists to quantify the financial losses in a business interruption claim in excess of US $1.3 billion from a multinational mining group arising from the flooding of a number of coal mines in Queensland, Australia. Review involved investigation into approved ‘price spikes’ and costs of production. The review took place in Australia, with numerous meetings in London, and the case settled in mediation in Singapore.

  • Insurance / Quantification
  • Property / Business Interruption
  • Australia
Delay Saves Company Money

Calculated lost profits and presented evidence in a case alleging professional negligence when promised start-up financing for a UK entertainment company fell through. The judge agreed with our finding that the claimant actually benefited from the delayed company launch.

  • Legal / Quantification
  • Disputes
  • United Kingdom
Power Station Construction Delay

A delayed start up claim in excess of $20 million occurred at a power station construction project. Evaluation of the claim required a detailed understanding of the power market and market considerations during the loss and at final completion.

  • Insurance / Quantification
  • Property
  • United Kingdom
Pot Line Freeze
Pot Line Freeze

A multi-million pound loss of profit claim resulted from an extensive pot line freeze at an aluminium smelting plant following a power outage. The review was complicated by interdependency issues, including losses to downstream customers and extreme commodity market volatility.

  • Insurance / Quantification
  • Property / Business Interruption
  • United Kingdom
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Importing from US Affiliates

Reviewed a business interruption claim of €50million brought by a German industrial chemical manufacturer following an explosion in its production process. This included analysis of the various product markets and the economics of importing from US affiliated companies.

  • Insurance / Quantification
  • Manufacturing
  • Property / Business Interruption
  • Germany
Exploiting Insufficient Segregation of Duties
Exploiting Insufficient Segregation of Duties

A German specialty chemical manufacturer suspected embezzlement at a Japanese subsidiary. Investigation revealed an employee exploited insufficient segregation of duties to manipulate recorded consumption tax payments. The employee stole approximately JPY 60 million (US$720,000) over the course of three years.

  • Corporate / Investigation
  • Manufacturing
  • Forensic Investigation / Fraud
  • Japan
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Losses at New and Expanded Plants

Business interruption losses in excess of $200m were sustained by numerous semiconductor fabrication plants following an earthquake. Many facilities were new or had recently expanded, investigations into the market at that time required dealing with complex accounting and production issues.

  • Insurance / Quantification
  • Energy, Mining & Utilities
  • Property / Business Interruption
  • Taiwan
Breakdown of Critical Industrial Equipment
Breakdown of Critical Industrial Equipment

Measured economic damages, including review of governmental contracts, contractual obligations, and potential costs associated with delayed delivery, in a business interruption claim following a mechanical failure for a manufacturer of various components for the energy, aerospace, defense and industrial markets.

  • Insurance / Quantification
  • Manufacturing
  • Property / Business Interruption
  • United States
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