AppraisalAppraisal Expert WitnessAppraisal ReviewNewsRICS Expert Witness Accreditation ServiceRoyal Institution of Chartered SurveyorsInternationally Recognized Appraisal Expert Witness Steven N. Siegler, ASA, FRICS, Prevails in Multi-Billion Dollar International Arbitration for Blue Equity, LLC., in Rubis Matter

October 9, 2018
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Internationally Recognized Appraisal Expert Witness Steven N. Siegler, ASA, FRICS successfully represented at arbitration Blue Equity, LLC., a Louisville-based private-equity firm, and its Jamaica-based subsidiary BE TAG Holdings Limited, with appraisal expert witness testimony and litigation support services in connection with its sale of Shell Oil Jamaica to Rubis Caribbean Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of French-based Rubis, an international company specialized in the storage, distribution and sale of petroleum, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), food and chemical products.


About Appraisal Expert Witness Steven N. Siegler, ASA, FRICS

Mr. Siegler is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) with and was honored to serve as the founding International Chairman of Appraisal Review and Management (ARM) for the American Society of Appraisers from 2002-2011. The ASA is the oldest and largest multidisciplinary appraisal—valuation organization in the world with some 5,000 members in 137 countries globally. Mr. Siegler co-authored and directed the implementation of the ASA’s Appraisal Review and Management Principles of Valuations series of courses and best practices—the cornerstone of Appraisal Expert Witness Testimony—that are now taught to professional valuers, government officials, legal experts, and many others throughout the world.

Additionally, Steven holds international valuation accreditation as a Member of the College of Fellows of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). RICS, with headquarters in London, is the leading organization of its kind in the world for more than 100,000 qualified professionals in commercial and residential development, construction and project management, brokerage, planning and finance, and valuation. Mr. Siegler is the only RICS-accredited expert witness in the Western Hemisphere and one of only a handful of such expert witnesses in the world holding the much-coveted RICS Expert Witness Accreditation Service (EWAS) and Dispute Resolution Service (DRS) certifications.

Mr. Siegler holds TS Clearance with the U.S. Government and is uniquely qualified to practice in national-security-related valuation and other special matters before U.S. Government agencies.

When, as part of Dodd-Frank, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), acting for and on behalf of the U.S. Federal Reserve and all inter-agency regulators, sought the appraisal expertise to develop, implement, and monitor the new National Appraisal Ordering and Appraisal Review Protocols for the United States and all U.S. territories, it came to Mr. Siegler.

Steven specializes and is most active in providing appraisal expert witness testimony and litigation-support services to attorneys and law firms throughout the world. He is a Super Appraiser®  Elite-Rated member of the peer-voted Super Appraisers®  Global Network of international appraisal luminaries, and he has prevailed in Billions of Dollars at issue in some of the world’s most complex—important—high-profile—and valuable valuation-related cases.

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