For over 15 years, Dan Ross has practiced exclusively in damages quantification, business valuations and forensic accounting matters encompassing a broad range of industries including pharmaceuticals, energy, manufacturing, financial services, retail and others. Dan’s work primarily involves the quantification of economic damages in complex litigation cases and international commercial arbitrations involving breach of contract, post-acquisition disputes, intellectual property infringement and other commercial matters. He has also prepared valuations of business and security interests pursuant to shareholder disputes and acquisitions.
Dan has prepared and assisted in the preparation of numerous expert reports and affidavits for the Federal Court of Canada, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and commercial arbitrations, and appeared as an expert witness in the Federal Court and other trial proceedings.
Dan has worked as a professional accountant for over 25 years, including his previous experience in the banking and insurance industries where he specialized in corporate valuation and finance. In addition to his practical experience, Dan has written articles in numerous legal and accounting publications, including the Journal of Business Valuation. He has also frequently presented at industry seminars and professional conferences on the subjects of damages quantification and business valuation.
Education & Credentials
- CFF | 2015, Certified in Financial Forensics
- CPA | 2014, Chartered Professional Accountant
- CBV | 2008, Chartered Business Valuator
- CA | 1998, Chartered Accountant
- B.Comm. | 1995, Bachelor of Commerce (Distinction), Univ. of Alberta
Disturbance Damages Related to Expropriation of Gas Station and Convenience StoreMatter involving the quantification of disturbance damages (i.e. business losses and out-of-pockets expenses) due to the expropriation of lands from which a gas station and convenience store operated.Learn More
Teva Canada Limited / Apotex Inc. v. Sanofi-Aventis Canada Inc. et al (Ramipril)2012 FC 552 / 2012 FC 553Quantification of generic pharmaceuticals’ lost profits under Section 8 of PM(NOC) Regulations involving pharmaceutical drug ALTACE (active pharmaceutical ingredient – ramipril).Learn More
Domestic Arbitration Involving Long-Term Supply ContractsDetailed review of the Claimant’s disclosures made in support of the re-opening sought of a long-term supply agreement impacted by a steep increase in raw material input costs.Learn More
Borrelli (as Trustee of the SFC Litigation Trust) v. Chan2018 ONSC 1429; 2019 ONCA 525; 2020 SCC 38733Major damages assessment involving the defunct Sino-Forest Corporation and losses suffered as a result of fraudulent schemes orchestrated by the company’s former CEO.Learn More
The Empire Life Insurance Company ats/v. Thibault et al2012 ONSC 5387Major investigative matter involving the tracing of inflated life insurance policy values and improper policy withdrawals.Learn More
Bauer Hockey Ltd. v. CCM Hockey2020 FC 624Intellectual property dispute in Federal Court involving an accounting of profits earned by CCM from the alleged infringement of a Bauer patent related to hockey skates.Learn More
News & Insights
Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. is excited to announce the promotions of Antonina Wasowska and Dan Ross to Principals of the firm.
Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. is excited to announce the promotions of Antonina Wasowska and Dan Ross to Principals of the firm.Antonina is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CA) and Chartered Business Valuator (CBV), and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA. She joined CHS in 2015 and her practice...
Dan Ross co-presented on the topic of “Recent Hot Button Damages Trends in Litigation Cases” at the CICBV’s 2018 National Business Valuation Congress held in Ottawa.
Dan Ross and Antonina Wasowska are appointed as Associate Principals of the firm.Dan is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CA) and a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV), and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the AICPA. Dan joined CHS in 2010 and has focused exc...
Prem Lobo and Dan Ross co-led a webinar presentation entitled “Real Estate vs Business Valuation Capitalization and Discount Rates: The Ultimate Exposé“ for the CICBV.
CHS professionals take part in the Osgoode Masters of Law (LLM) program in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution as mock trial expert accounting witnesses.
CHS professionals take part in the Osgoode Masters of Law (LLM) program in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution as mock trial expert accounting witnesses.Helen Norris, Dan Ross, Anita Patel, Bart Dziarski and Matt Bottomley acted as mock trial expert witnesses in the toxic tort case study A Civil Action. The program uses a mock accounting report develo...
Dan Ross's article “Study Looks at Credibility of Expert Valuation Evidence” is published in The Lawyers Weekly
Dan Ross's article “Study Looks at Credibility of Expert Valuation Evidence” is published in The Lawyers WeeklyDan Ross was the co-author of the article “Study Looks at Credibility of Expert Valuation Evidence” in the January 25, 2013 issue of The Lawyers Weekly, Civil Litigation Focus Section. The article add...
Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc. grows with the additions of Principals Paula Frederick and Prem Lobo, and Associates Helen Norris, Joshua Epstein, Dan Ross and Debrana Das
Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc. grows with the additions of Principals Paula Frederick and Prem Lobo, and Associates Helen Norris, Joshua Epstein, Dan Ross and Debrana DasCohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc. is pleased to announce that Paula Frederick and Prem Lobo have joined the firm as Principals, and Helen Norris, Joshua Epstein, Dan R...