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Jeffrey Baliban, CPA/ABV/CFF, CDBV

Jeffrey Baliban, CPA/ABV/CFF, CDBV

Jeffrey Baliban is a Bates Testifying Expert whose professional practice has, for more than 4 decades, focused on resolving complex commercial disputes by providing independent evaluation studies of economic impact on the various parties involved. With a background in accounting, economics, and business valuation, he is often asked to render independent opinions on business damages, loss of profits, and business valuation.  He has, on numerous occasions, provided testimony as an expert witness in various federal and state jurisdictions as well as in arbitration.  


Mr. Baliban has devoted considerable study to how changes in internal operations, external market factors, and other anomalous events affect business profits and business value. Over the years, he has directed many national and international projects in matters including (but not limited to) breach of contract and tort claims, intellectual property disputes, shareholder disputes, fair value measures in accordance with various jurisdictional and state statutory requirements, post-acquisition disputes, post-employment restriction claims, adversarial proceedings in bankruptcy, and solvency/fraudulent transfer analyses. In addition, Mr. Baliban has considerable experience as a damages expert in property and casualty insurance matters, including business interruption, contingent business interruption, loss of inventory measurement, and third-party liability matters. He has served on various arbitration panels as both a party representative and a third-party neutral.


Mr. Baliban has been a CPA since 1981 and has written and spoken widely on various accounting, economics, valuation, and damages issues.  He is currently an adjunct professor of statistics in the New York University School for Professional Studies’ MS in Integrated Marketing program.  

Jeffrey is a consultant and subject matter expert in these Practice Areas and Services:

Credentials

EXPERIENCE

Bates Group LLC, Testifying Expert, 2022 - Present
Capital Forensics, Inc., Senior Advisor, New York, NY, 2017 – 2022
Citrin Cooperman, Partner, Valuation & Forensic Services, New York, NY, 2015 – 2017
Alvarez & Marsal, Managing Director, Economic Litigation, New York, NY, 2012 – 2014
Navigant Consulting, Managing Director, Disputes, New York, NY, 2010 – 2012
NERA Economic Consulting, Senior Vice President, Securities and Finance Practice, New York, NY, 2003 – 2010
KPMG LLP, Senior Partner, Dispute Advisory Services, Dallas, TX, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, 1996 – 2003
Campos & Stratis LLP, Partner, Vice Chairman, Philadelphia, PA, London, UK, Dallas, TX, 1979 – 1996
Ernst & Ernst (nka Ernst & Young), Audit Staff, New York, NY, 1977 - 1979

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science (BS), Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ
Master of Arts (MA), Economics, University of Texas at Arlington

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/LICENSING

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant in Texas and New York)
  • ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation)
  • CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics)

Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Advisors (AIRA)

  • CDBV (Certified in Distressed Business Valuation)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Examinations

  • Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law
  • Series 79 – Investment Banking

AFFILIATIONS

  • New York University School for Professional Studies, Division of Programs in Business, MS – Integrated Marketing: Adjunct Instructor, Statistics
  • OASIS Institute: A national organization that serves a diverse audience through educational centers and community partners in 27 U.S. cities, Board and Finance Committee
  • Baruch College, CUNY: Executives on Campus Student Partnership Mentoring Program

PRESENTATIONS

  • The Long Arm of the Bankruptcy Court: Valuation in Fraudulent Transfer Matters.  BVResources Webinar, March 2022
  • Uses and Abuses of Market Evidence: A Practical Guide to Using Market Evidence to Value Businesses. NYLJ Webinar May 2015
  • Working Effectively with Experts
  • Accounting and Finance Based Measures of Risk
  • Business Interruption – Unique Loss Measurement Issues in Catastrophic Events. Webinar September 2011
  • Top 10 Things Corporate Counsel Must Know About Bankruptcy
  • Advanced Concepts in Complex Business Dispute
  • Complex Commercial Disputes
  • Insolvency Analysis
  • Calculating Damages in Complex Fidelity Claims
  • Fraudulent Conveyance in Bankruptcy
  • Exploration of ‘Round-trip Transactions’ at Fiscal Year-end
  • What Litigators Need to Know About Business Valuation
  • Valuing Financially Distressed Businesses
  • Measuring Business Damages in Complex Commercial Disputes
  • Basic Econometrics in Commercial Damages Matters
  • Post-Acquisition Disputes
  • Complex Business Damages: The Economist’s Role
  • Economic Analysis in Business Interruption Matters
  • Accounting for Lawyers

RECENT ARTICLES

  • Chapter 42: An Overview of Accounting and Financial Analysis in Fraudulent Transfer Matters, The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages, Sixth Edition, Volume 1, (2020) 859 – 879
  • Credit Default Swaps and Solvency Analysis, Law360, (February 2016)
  • Valuing the Illiquidity of Controlling Interests in Privately Held Companies, New York Law Journal, (August 2015)
  • Distinguishing Between Enterprise Value and Equity Value, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 19 No. 3 (Spring 2014)
  • Predicting Financial Failure Using Key Financial Ratios, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 19 No. 2, (Winter 2013)
  • Financial Statement Analysis in Determining Solvency, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 18 No. 4 (Summer 2013)
  • How Cap Rates Can Be Calculated – And Challenged, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 18 No. 3, (Spring 2013)
  • Cramdown Interest Rates: What Till Tells Us, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, Vol. 18 No. 1, (Fall 2012)
  • A Primer on Discount Rates (Part 1), ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, (May 2012)
  • A Primer on Discount Rates (Part 2), ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, (August 2012)
  • Measuring Reasonably Equivalent Value, ABA Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation, (February 2012)

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