Shawn Fox of Sikich LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group's LIVE Webcast

Top Quote This two-hour event is scheduled on December 15, 2016 @ 10:00am - 12:00pm ET. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) December 03, 2016 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Shawn Fox, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA, Managing Director and Leader of Economic Damages Analysis Services Practice, Sikich LLP will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled "Calculating Damages in Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Matters LIVE Webcast"

    Event Summary:
    Trade secrets litigation is on the rise and will con­tinue to increase in the future. There are a lot of approaches to calculating damages in a misap­propriation of trade secrets litigation matter. It is important that the analyst use a damages remedy that relates to the facts and circumstances of the case and be flexible in his/her approach to calculat­ing damages. This webinar program will include a discussion on the analysis of plaintiff's damages remedies in trade secret cases, including plaintiff's actual loss, defendant's unjust enrichment, valuation of trade secrets, and reasonable royalty, and defendant's rebuttal strategies for reducing and/or eliminating plaintiff's damages. It is critical that the analyst link the damages to the alleged misappropriate trade secret(s) and tie the damages remedies to the specific facts and circumstances of the case. This program will also include a discussion of a study of damages remedies in reported trade secrets cases from 1950 to 2015.

    About Shawn Fox
    Shawn Fox is a managing director in the dispute advisory practice of Sikich. He has 20 years of accounting and consulting experience. As a certified public accountant, Shawn provides dispute advisory and litigation services, fraud and forensic accounting investigative services, and valuation services to organizations and their counsel.

    Shawn directs forensic investigations and analysis across a wide range of areas, including complex damages, lost profits, intellectual property infringement, merger and acquisition, class action, and bankruptcy litigation, as well as valuation and insurance coverage disputes.

    With significant experience in the preparation of expert reports, Shawn assists clients in all phases of litigation, including case assessments, discovery, document review, damages analysis, and demonstrative exhibits. He has testified in approximately 40 different cases at deposition, trial, and arbitration as an expert witness and has served as a court-appointed receiver. Shawn has been qualified as an expert witness in federal district and bankruptcy courts and state courts across the U.S.

    Shawn also leads investigations on financial restatements and financial reporting fraud, regulatory investigations, assessing fraud risk, corporate investigations, employee misconduct, and whistleblower matters.

    Prior to joining Willamette Management Associates, he was the Partner-in-Charge of McGladrey LLP's litigation and investigation consulting services practices for the Central Region and a Managing Director of BDO's litigation and dispute resolution practice in Chicago.

    About Sikich LLP
    Sikich LLP, a leading professional services firm specializing in accounting, technology, investment banking and advisory services, has more than 750 employees throughout the country. Founded in 1982, Sikich now ranks as one of the country's Top 35 Certified Public Accounting firms and is among the top 10 of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the country. From corporations and not-for-profits to state and local governments, Sikich clients can use a broad spectrum of services and products that help them reach long-term, strategic goals.

    About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.

    The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries.

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