September 2016

Monthly Archives

  • Assessing compensation: Class action claims due to financial advisor negligence

    Assessing compensation: Class action claims due to financial advisor negligence Abstract In a previous article, Axiom outlined a number of alternate approaches that have been used in assessing compensation for negligent financial advice where the objective of the compensation is to restore the investor to the position they would have been in had the advice […]

  • Assessing compensation: Financial planning losses

    Assessing compensation: Financial planning losses Abstract Axiom has been engaged to assess claims for compensation as a result of losses arising from negligent financial advice or inappropriate lending activities. The claims are brought by a class or an individual, against financial institutions or advisors. The events leading up to the loss are often very similar. […]

  • Mining Valuations

    Mining valuations: Future commodity prices; the great unknown Abstract Commodity prices are a central element to any mining valuation and, due to their variability, are a source of uncertainty. Whilst a valuer has a number of alternatives from which to select when seeking future commodity prices, the common theme across each of these alternatives is […]

  • Loss calculations and Tax

    Loss calculations: Grossing up damages for tax Abstract In this article Axiom looks at a taxation consideration that may arise in undertaking an assessment of damages. In circumstances where an award of damages forms part of the assessable income of the successful plaintiff, it may be appropriate to gross-up the award for damages by the […]