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Troy A. Dahlberg

KPMG LLP
Partner, Forensic Services
New York , NY, USA


Troy Dahlberg is a partner in New York with KPMG LLP's Forensic practice and leads the Disputes Advisory Service group. Prior to joining KPMG, Troy was the national practice leader for Kroll's Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting practice. Troy has also previously served as the partner in charge of another Big Four's Forensic Accounting and Litigation Consulting practice for the Pacific Southwest region. 

Professional and Industry Experience
Troy has more than 25 years of experience providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to companies in many industries. Troy has had a career-long focus working with outside counsel, corporate officers, and audit committees on financial reporting and forensic accounting issues.  He has lead many complex accounting investigations involving issues brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ) and other government agencies.  He has also provided services in numerous engagements related to bankruptcy issues, economic damages calculations, mergers and acquisitions disputes, and insurance claims. 

He has been designed as an expert witness on multiple occasions, Troy has testified in state and federal courts, as well as in various complex arbitrations. Troy has served as a neutral accountant, arbitrator and court-appointed expert and claims appraiser.

Forensic Accounting Investigations. Troy has been retained by Audit Committees, corporations and governmental entities to perform accounting investigations. During these investigations he has had extensive experience interacting with external auditors and individuals in government agencies such as, the Chairman of the SEC, the head of the SEC enforcement division, US Attorneys, the Chief Accountant of OFHEO and the head of the California Department of Insurance. Troy has performed complex investigations relating to accounting irregularities and reporting violations.  In investigations, such as the one he performed for the City of San Diego, he has also developed detailed remediation plans consistent with the concepts set forth in the SEC's Seaboard report. 

Economic Damage Quantifications. Troy has calculated economic damages on a wide range of matters including the computation of lost profits and other damages to the retail portion of the World Trade Center (due to the 9/11 terrorist attacks), and lost profits, lost rents and other economic losses for over 30 retail businesses and landlords related to a large subway construction project by the MTA.

Mergers and Acquisitions Disputes. Troy has served as a neutral accountant and consultant on numerous mergers and acquisitions disputes. He has worked with buyers and sellers on the determination and documentation of numerous accounting issues related to the terms in acquisition agreements. He currently is a member of the AICPA's Mergers and Acquisitions Disputes subcommittee.

Appointed as Neutral. Troy has served as a neutral accountant, arbitrator and court-appointed expert and appraiser in a multitude of disputes related to accounting issues, reporting issues, purchase price, earn out, ownership and insurance claims.
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