Valuation and Litigation Support

We can assist Indigenous economic development corporations understand the current and projected value of a business. If you are looking to purchase an existing business, or are considering a partnership or joint venture agreement, we can provide comprehensive valuation services for a range of transactions that can lead to exciting new opportunities for your Nation. Having worked closely with a range of industries, as well as both private and public companies, we bring a deep level of expertise and experience to every engagement, providing the clear, unbiased insight you need.

Litigation Support and Shareholder Disputes

Whether your Nation or business entity is advancing or defending against a legal action, we work with your legal team to understand and support your case. Our valuators, economists, statisticians, computer forensic specialists and forensic accountants collect data, analyze evidence and provide expert testimony to optimize the results in any legal situation.

When your Nation or business entity is facing litigious action, we work with corporate legal teams and outside counsel to strengthen your case. Our valuators, economists, statisticians, computer forensic specialists and forensic accountants collect data, analyze evidence and provide expert testimony to help defend your position in any legal situation.

Our full-service team of professionals and experts provides the support you need at every step of the dispute process. Backed by extensive experience and knowledge, we work closely with you and your legal team to gather data and undertake analysis relevant to the dispute, ensuring a complete and comprehensive package is built for your specific case.

Insights

  • Stack of brand new tractor tires

    July 30, 2021

    New tax incentive on equipment purchase provides immediate benefit

    Federal Budget 2021 provides an upfront tax incentive for Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPC) to undertake significant capital asset puchases. It does so by allowing for the immediate deduction of up to $1.5 million of certain depreciable property purchased from arm’s-length parties between April 19, 2021, and January 1, 2024.

  • Confidence
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    July 28, 2021

    How to optimize value from an Internal Audit co-sourcing partnership

    Co-sourcing your internal audit function can help you navigate several contemporary challenges — including the need for greater agility and subject matter expertise, as well as cost and resourcing pressures. Here we investigate practical steps to find the right vendor and make this relationship as seamless, targeted, and cost effective as possible.

  • Progress
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    July 26, 2021

    Automating finance, so you can focus on your business

    Cloud accounting and bookkeeping solutions allow you to focus on the critical parts of your business instead of shuffling through paperwork every week.

Contact Our Indigenous Services Team

Clayton Norris

Clayton Norris CPA, CMA, CAFM, MBA

Vice President, Indigenous Services

Clayton Norris, CAFM, MBA, CPA, CMA, is the Vice-President of Indigenous Services and National Leader for Indigenous Audit Services for MNP. He has been the team leader for a variety of management and financial advisory projects with Indigenous Nations, businesses and individuals.

Clayton has extensive experience in advisory services working with Indigenous communities providing accounting, tax and consulting services. With nearly 300 members, Clayton’s team has become one of the largest in North America serving First Nation, Métis and Inuit communities and businesses.

Clayton is on the Board of Directors at MNP and is on the Board of the Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation.