Eddie Tobis is a Director at Secretariat and is based in Toronto. He specializes in the preparation of business valuation and economic damages reports for commercial litigation and international trade and investment disputes.
Mr. Tobis’ work experience covers assets and business interests on every continent, spanning multiple industry groups including, mining, oil and gas, infrastructure projects, and gaming. He has prepared numerous expert reports filed in various courts around the world, and he has provided expert testimony relating to valuation and economic damages issues at an international arbitration case heard at the World Bank in Washington D.C.
He is recognized as a leading arbitration expert in the field of damages and valuation in the Canadian and international rankings published by the independent Who’s Who Legal, and he is also recognized as a leading mining expert by Who’s Who Legal. Mr. Tobis was described as a “phenomenal quantum expert” with “sweeping knowledge of international laws and damages principles” and as “highly sought-after for investor-state and mining disputes”.
Mr. Tobis is an instructor for one of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators’ mandatory courses entitled “Level IV – Special Topics in Business Valuation”. This course covers topics such as the quantification of economic damages, the role of a valuation expert in the litigation process, and various tax issues faced in the context of business valuations.
Mr. Tobis has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA), a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) and a Qualified Valuator under the Canadian Institute of Mining’s Valuation Standards and Guidelines (CIMVAL).