Insurance Advisory

Businesses aren’t cookie cutter. Neither is their insurance coverage. Whether calculating a business interruption claim, personal injury damages or possible fraud, you need advisors who understand the nuances of business and industry.

With dedicated partners, more than 75 forensic, cyber security and valuation professionals and support staff in both rural and urban areas across the country, MNP has extensive experience working with diverse interests.

Our bench strength leads to a comprehensive understanding of unique issues specific to industry or market segments. We make it our business to know yours inside and out, while providing an independent voice retained by both insurers and insured.

Solutions for Your Success

  • Loss Quantification

    Resolve claims with confidence as MNP provides thorough loss analysis, insightful reporting and credible testimony to ensure you are always fully covered.

  • Forensic Accounting

    If you suspect fraud or employee misconduct, MNP will answer the tough questions you have by combining accounting, investigative and expert witness expertise. We respond quickly and discretely.

  • Cyber Security

    Boost your security with a thorough assessment of existing assets. We identify risks and ways to reduce them. Post breach, we’ll assess and help minimize damage, determine what happened, how to reduce future breaches, and work to recover losses.

  • Machinery and Equipment Appraisal

    Whether you need to identify fair value for financial reporting, want an accurate insurable value or face new financing requirements, our valuations and appraisals allow you to capture the full potential of your investment.

  • Business Resilience

    MNP’s business resilience solutions compliment your insurance needs and are customized and designed to ensure continuity of operations — helping you maintain your brand and a competitive advantage.

  • Insurance Advisory

    Position your business for recovery by having the appropriate policy and coverage before an interruption, and then a properly quantified claim prepared after, minimizing your loss.

  • Cyber Insurance

    Understanding your overall cyber risk is key to ensuring you get the appropriate type and amount of insurance coverage, enabling you to know where to put your insurance dollars and how much to spend.

    Insights

    • Progress

      March 31, 2022

      Cyber insurance for public sector retail operations

      As a public sector entity, it’s important to ensure your cyber insurance policy covers what you need, and not more, keeping costs down and coverage realistic.

    • Confidence

      March 17, 2022

      Case Study: Business Interruption Calculations – Manufacturing

      The MNP team helped confirm subtle economic damages incurred following a fire at a light manufacturer in Ontario.

    • Performance

      March 16, 2022

      Case Study: Business Interruption Insurance Claim

      When a privately owned high-end furniture store experienced an insurance loss while they were on track to double their annual growth, they approached MNP to help quantify the losses.

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    Craig Burkart CPA, CA, IFA, CFF, CIP

    Partner, National Leader - Insurance Advisory

    Craig Burkart, CPA, CA, IFA, CFF, CIP is a National Leader of Insurance Advisory in Calgary, working closely with clients to provide a wide range of financial advisory services. Drawing on more than two decades of experience, Craig helps businesses recuperate and carry on successfully after loss. His services include insurance claim and damage quantification; loss measurement and business interruption determination; physical damage, extra expense and inventory insurance claims; disaster recovery assistance and lost profits for litigation. Craig is the National Leader of Insurance Advisory at MNP.

    Craig is qualified as an expert witness by the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and has given expert witness testimony internationally. He also is an author and regular presenter at conferences and seminars across Canada.

    Craig obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1995 from the University of Calgary. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1997. He is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF through the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and qualified for the Chartered Insurance Professional Designation (CIP) in 2004. Craig is a designated specialist in Investigative and Forensic Accountant (IFA) through the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and obtained a graduate diploma in Investigative and Forensic Accounting (DIFA) from the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management in 2003. He is a Registered Private Investigator.