Financial Reporting

Financial Reporting Expert Witness Services

When dealing with high profile acquisitions, divestitures, and fair value testing, accurate financial reporting is critical to make informed and timely decisions. These financials need to provide a complete and accurate picture of the company’s financial position, but also withstand substantial expert witness scrutiny.

Industry Specific Integrated Analysis

The Tapanen Group provides our clients peace of mind knowing that our appraisals are completely independent, meet the most stringent of auditing requirements, and are exceedingly thorough based upon our industry-focused, integrated facility approach.  Thus, allowing our expert witnesses to stand behind them confidently in court for our litigation support clients.

Expert Witnesses with Specialized Experience & Qualifications

Our certified general real estate appraisers have extensive accounting and finance backgrounds that include MBAs and degrees in finance and taxation. This gives us the ability to properly value your company’s real and personal property assets while presenting it in a useful format for both the management and audit teams.

Financial Reporting Expert Witness Solutions for:

  • Purchase Price Allocation
  • Integrated Industrial Facility Valuations
  • Asset Impairment
  • Fair Value Measurements
  • Fresh Start Accounting
  • Mark to Market Valuations

Asset Classes We Provide Expert Witness Financial Reporting Services For:

  • Industrial Real Estate
  • Machinery and Equipment
  • Integrated Industrial Facilities (inclusive of all tangible assets)
  • Inventory
  • Licensed Vehicles & Rolling Stock


To learn more about our financial reporting expert witness services & litigation support, click here.

Our primary financial reporting expert witness testimony is provided by Tim M. Landolt, ASA, MBA and Larry J. Tapanen


Financial Reporting Definition: Set of documents prepared usually by government agenciesat the end of an accounting period. It generally containssummary of accounting data for that period, with background notesforms, and other information. (source: Business Dictionary)

Litigation Support Definition: Litigation support is the process of providing consultation and support services to attorneys in regard to current and pending cases. The type of support services offered will depend on the needs of the attorney and may range from research and documentation of facts and precedents before a case comes to trial, or assisting in the determination of damages one a case has been tried. Consultants offering this type of professional service may work independently or be one of several consultants working at a firm providing litigating support services.  (source: WiseGeek)

The Tapanen Group is the leading provider of expert witness services and litigation support for industrial properties and special-use facilities across the United States. Our expert witness services include: expert witness testimony, litigation support, appraisal valuation consulting. Our expert witness team is led by Tim M. Landolt, ASA, MBA and Larry Tapanen. For more information about our expert witness and litigation support services, call us at 916-273-9670 or click here to contact us online.