Shareholder disputes can be highly sensitive and complex. Reaching agreement between the parties regarding valuation and other financial issues can be particularly challenging. Further, allegations of fraud or breach of fiduciary duty are often raised, which require an enhanced analysis of the business and the actions of employees and shareholders. Therefore, it is crucial to retain consultants and/or experts that not only have a broad range of analytical and investigative skills, but who also bring the ability to build a compelling, independent case and credibly testify.
Whatever the cause of the shareholder dispute, Stout offers a team of professionals with the cross-functional expertise and independent perspective necessary to facilitate resolution of even the most contentious matters. Our expertise encompasses: