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The BTG Commercial Arbitration Forum provides arbitration and expert determination ADR tribunals (sole-arbitrator or expert) and procedures for the binding resolution of commercial disputes.

Appointments are typically in relation to high-value M&A (company/business sale), shareholder, partnership and other complex business disputes.

The scope of the Forum includes legal matters through to quantum, and particularly accounting, financial and share valuation issues, and financial damages.

Tribunal credentials

The Forum provides qualified and extensively experienced arbitration and expert determination tribunals. These credentials include:

  • Chartered Arbitrator (CIArb President’s Panel)
  • Qualified Expert Determiner (The Academy of Experts)
  • Appointed by the President of the ICAEW (President’s Nomination Scheme)

Industry and issue experience

We have wide-ranging industry sector experience.

Our experience includes the following issues:

  • Allocation of turnover, costs or profits in connection with a joint venture agreement
  • Consideration payable subject to the complex provisions of a contract to supply products and/or services
  • Deferred consideration payable pursuant to a share purchase agreement (SPA) (purchase price adjustment)
  • Compensation payable for loss of profits and other financial losses
  • Profit share and final capital account balances in a partnership
  • Completion accounts subject to an SPA
  • Value of the shareholding of a group of shareholders following a ‘parting of the ways’


The Forum is led by Daniel Djanogly, a Partner at BTG Advisory. He is an experienced and qualified Chartered Arbitrator, Expert Determiner and Forensic Accountant Expert Witness.

Deal Success

Thank you to the team for the meticulousness of their approach throughout, to the multiplicity of legal, accountancy and procedural issues the case has presented

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Commercial Arbitration Forum provided binding ADR dispute resolution

How we helped:

  • Provided a qualified and experienced commercial arbitrator with expertise in the subject matter of the dispute 
  • Issued a binding and enforceable arbitration award concluding the dispute between the parties and dealing with the costs of the arbitration 
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BTG Advisory's forensic accountants demonstrated their expertise, assisting the client and legal team with findings to achieve settlement

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Successful result in an unfair prejudice claim arising from a shareholder dispute

How we helped:

  • Provided expert witness services following a shareholder dispute
  • Demonstrated claim amount was grossly overstated
  • The parties successfully achieved a settlement
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BTG Advisory’s forensic services team provided valuable insight and analysis to support the client’s claim, resulting in a favourable settlement

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Settlement of a licensing agreement dispute

How we helped:

  • Provided forensic accounting and expert witness services 
  • Focused on the defendant’s counter-claim for financial losses 
  • Case settled in favour of the client, the claimant
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BTG Advisory acted as independent accountants and provided invaluable support in a professional manner throughout this complex appointment

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Expert determination over completion accounts dispute

How we helped:

  • Acted as an independent accountant in an expert determination procedure
  • Dealt with issues of jurisdiction and complex contractual arrangements
  • Following submissions our expert made the required determination
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