Tax & Regulatory Agencies

Members of the Griffing Group have appeared before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), and U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in regulatory and administrative hearings to resolve various tax and economic disputes.  Our firm has had unparalleled success in supporting our analysis, opinions, and conclusions in these types of matters.  The following are representative examples of economic consulting services we have provided in various Tax and Regulatory Agencies disputes:

IRS, Office of Appeals

Valuation of an agricultural equipment company (S corp) related to a gift tax dispute regarding the value of a fractional equity interest.

IRS, Fast Track Settlement

Valuation of Japanese division of a publicly traded multi-national packaging company for a capital gains tax dispute stemming from an international corporate restructuring.

SEC, Division of Enforcement

Economic damages analysis of a publicly-traded commercial bank for a dispute regarding the impact of accounting fraud on stock price performance.

DOL, ERISA Enforcement

Valuation of an ESOP company for determination of purchase price and repurchase obligation of a privately held company.

Practice Specialists

Daniel R. Van Vleet, ASA
Managing Principal

David G. Clarke, ASA
Managing Principal