Case Study

Value Creation

Business Analytics and Intelligence for legal AD/CVD defense

Principal CEO large Corp, Oman
Type Advisory
Industry Non-ferrous metals
Turnover >US$ 100 mln
Tasks Financial advisory in legal case
Duration 1.5 Years
Services AD/ CVD support Cost Accounting advisory Proofing, intelligence


Strongfield supported State-owned Oman Aluminium Rolling Company (OARC) embedded with an international team of lawyers in Muscat, Geneva, and Washington, in a year-long probe by the US Department of Commerce into allegations that the sultanate unfairly capitalized on OARC’s operations in a US countervailing duty investigation

  • Market and Business Analytics
  • Workstream leader finance: Cost accounting on product, order, customer and country level that reconciles with audited IFRS statements in SAP
  • Data Analytics and business intel on cost drivers and competition
  • Evidence and proof support for legal defense

Silvio Stockmann


Successful defense and very low AD duty rate of 5.3% only. Expansion of export to the U.S.