Frank Lazzara

Frank Lazzara

Frank A. Lazzara is a managing director in the Disputes Consulting practice of Duff & Phelps, based in New York. Frank provides dispute resolution, investigative and accounting expertise to attorneys in litigation and arbitration. He has more than 30 years of experience in forensics, financial operations consulting, public accounting, internal audit, and private industry.  Mr. Lazzara holds a B.B.A. in public accounting (magna cum laude) from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business. He’s a Certified Public Accountant in New York, is Accredited in Business Valuations, holds a Certification in Financial Forensics, is a Certified Fraud Examiner and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the New York State Society of CPAs.

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I Can Still Hear You Without the Hear-ing (06/18/20)
M&A arbitrations often do not require a hearing. In fact, when one considers the lack of detail within most M&A purchase and sale agreements an arbitration process without a hearing can seem quite fulsome. Transactional documents are often sufficient, when combined with an arbitrator’s initial joint party call, to advance most matters to the development of a proposed procedural timeline to specify the dispute resolution process without necessitating a live hearing.