Comprehensive
Forensic Economics

Specializing In

  • Forensic Economics
  • Value of Life and PI Issues
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Litigation Support
  • Business Valuation
  • Valuation Of Target Companies
  • Business Plans
  • Impact and Feasibility Studies
  • Statistical Analysis
Comprehensive Forensic Economics (CFE)-LLC
Comprehensive Forensic Economics (CFE)-LLC

About CFE
Competence, Quality,
And Efficiency

CFE is a group of experienced, committed, and highly educated professionals. We are a culturally and professionally diverse group.

We would appreciate the opportunity to serve you.

CFE services cover a wide range of forensic analysis in business, accounting, economics, and finance that address the needs of your firm.

Comprehensive Forensic Economics (CFE)-LLC

Unique Perspectives And
Competencies

At CFE, we offer an outstanding intellectual base in the
following areas:

What Should You Know
About CFE?

AT CFE WE HAVE:
Extensive experience in the business and academics world and outstanding contacts in each.

An extensively documented experience in studying complex issues using traditional and innovative, cutting edge techniques.

Served as expert witnesses in very complex cases.

Dealt with complicated issues using available skills and beyond.

Flexibility in time, approach and technique.

Timely delivery against all contractual commitment.

Our principles and staff are achievers and have graduated from some of the finest university programs in the United States and overseas.

Comprehensive Forensic Economics (CFE)-LLC

SARKIS JOSEPH KHOURY P.H.D.

Sarkis Joseph Khoury Ph.D. also known as Joe Khoury Ph.D. is a retired Professor of Finance and International Finance from The University of California- Riverside. He was also the Executive Director of The Foundation for Research in International Banking and Finance and was the Editor in Chief of its journal: AIIBF. He was a Member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Board of Trade.

Joe Khoury Ph.D. served for several years as a weekly commentator on KWHY television (the first All Business Channel) until it was sold in 2000. Joe Khoury Ph.D. was active in specialized consulting dealing with a wide range of valuation issues, especially those relating to forensic cases.

Joe Khoury Ph.D. has lectured all over the world (45 countries and counting) on a wide range of financial/ economic/political and strategic issues.

Joe Khoury Ph.D. has authored or edited twenty-four books and monographs dealing with corporate finance, valuation models (domestic and international), international banking and international finance, foreign exchange markets, investment issues, and economic policy. He has published numerous articles (over 40) many appearing in leading journals in the United States and other countries. The articles cover a wide range of financial and economic issues. His most recent book (2020) dealt with the economic crisis in Lebanon and argued for full dollarization.

Joe Khoury Ph.D. earned his Ph.D. in International Finance from The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania. His dissertation won first Prize in an international competition conducted by the Academy of International Business. He has recently received the Roseland Award for outstanding scholarship.

Dr Khoury is also a consultant on a variety of financial issues to business and other institutions, and a frequent lecturer at different forums in the United States and other parts of the world.

Special Accomplishments and Expertise:

Dr. Khoury and his team published a seminal paper on the Value of Life. It was published in a double peer review journal, and is considered acceptable in the US courts. The essence of the paper was successfully applied in a San Bernardino County accidental death case.

Dr Khoury and his team successfully estimated the economic cost to a society from a company achieving a monopolistic position in the marketplace. The case was settled largely on his methodology and its results.
Dr Khoury’s foundational work on mergers and acquisitions and the valuation of target companies in domestic and international cases was published by two different publishers and remains critically relevant to today’s economic environment.
Dr Khoury has numerous contacts with leading finance experts in academia and the consulting universe in the United States and abroad. He can recruit whatever talent is needed to ensure the highest quality results.

Comprehensive Forensic Economics (CFE)-LLC

POORNA PAL, PH.D.

Osmania University

Dr. Poorna Pal holds master’s and doctorate degrees in Geophysics from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India as also an MBA degree from the University of California at Riverside.

Dr. Pal’s teaching and research interests encompass International Business, International Trade, Corporate Finance, Global and Strategic Management, Geology, Geophysics and Oceanography. He has authored/coauthored well received monographs in Financial/Wealth Management (“Wealth Forever”, World Scientific, 2003) and Mineral Exploration (“Asbestos Exploration in Roro”, Osmania University, 1977).

In the fields of Geology and Geophysics, the 60-plus published research papers authored/coauthored by him have appeared in such refereed international research journals as Nature, Exploration Geophysics, Geophysics, Geoexploration, Pure & Applied Geophysics, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Earth & Planetary Science Letters, Bulletin Volcanologique, Revista Geofisica Italiana and Current Science.

Likewise, the research papers coauthored by him on topics in Finance and Financial Economics have been published in the American Journal of Sociology and Thunderbird Journal of Research.

Dr. Pal also has extensive consultancy experience on such varied topics as estimating the economic value of life, economic damage to consumers from the monopolistic trend in diamond trade, multisensor synergistics in asbestos exploration, and other interesting and challenging assignments.

Dr. Pal is presently employed as Professor of Geology, Oceanography & International Business at Glendale College, Glendale, California.

MAX ARAISSI, PH.D.

Indiana University

Mahmoud Araissi assumed the position of Assistant Professor at the Adnan Kassar School of Business on February 15, 2012 and continues to serve in this capacity.

A national of Lebanon, and the U.S., Prof. Araissi is a global citizen with a global reputation in fields ranging from emerging markets, economic development, banking (Islamic and conventional) in the Middle East, private equity, and relation between board of directors and corporate governance. He has a wealth of experience in software development, banking, and academia.

He was responsible for maintaining private investments at many mutual funds in the U.S.A. and the infrastructure portfolio of investments, and was part of the management team of the Omgeo Corporation in Boston, USA. He was the Economic Consultant at ESCWA for the Survey of Social and Economic conditions in the ESCWA region, and a consultant on Islamic banking with Bank Audi, Beirut, Lebanon. Prior to serving at the Lebanese American University, he worked in the U.A.E. as a business faculty specializing in financial services and educational technology.

After graduating from high school in International College Beirut, Lebanon, and attending the American University in Beirut, Mr. Araissi earned degrees from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Indiana University- Bloomington. He has several publications in leading finance journals, especially concerning the Middle East financial development, governance and women on boards of directors and the role of private equity in banking regulation; additionally, he has taught at the Boston University and Indiana University.

In the fields of Geology and Geophysics, the 60-plus published research papers authored/coauthored by him have appeared in such refereed international research journals as Nature, Exploration Geophysics, Geophysics, Geoexploration, Pure & Applied Geophysics, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Earth & Planetary Science Letters, Bulletin Volcanologique, Revista Geofisica Italiana and Current Science.

Likewise, the research papers coauthored by him on topics in Finance and Financial Economics have been published in the American Journal of Sociology and Thunderbird Journal of Research.

Dr. Pal also has extensive consultancy experience on such varied topics as estimating the economic value of life, economic damage to consumers from the monopolistic trend in diamond trade, multisensor synergistics in asbestos exploration, and other interesting and challenging assignments.

Dr. Pal is presently employed as Professor of Geology, Oceanography & International Business at Glendale College, Glendale, California.

FEE SCHEDULE

  • Minumum retainer (non-refundable): $400
  • Preliminary evaluation of case: $200 per hour
  • Research and report writing: $300 per hour
  • Deposition fee: $500 per hour
  • Trial, arbitration, and mediation fee: $500 per hour
  • Reimbursable expenses and travel time will be added to the bill

*A retainer agreement must be signed before any work begins. All billing is done on an hourly basis. All payments are due upon receipt of invoice. The fees are subject to change due to economic condition and the complexity of the job.

Comprehensive Forensic Economics (CFE)-LLC

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