The Economic Consulting practice is renowned for using the most advanced statistical methods in risk management and securities litigation.
Our experts have testified on securities issues in the United States and globally, including Canada, the United Kingdom, continental Europe and Asia. Our areas of specialization include:
- Consulting and testifying in securities cases involving issues such as market efficiency, causation, materiality, class certification and damages
- Providing assistance and testimony in tax litigation cases relating to economic effects, economic substance, risk management, transfer pricing and valuation
- Testifying in areas such as ERISA disputes, mutual fund market timing, options backdating, IPO allocations, contested mergers and class action litigation brought under the securities laws
- Reviewing financial structures and products such as derivatives, securitizations and securitized products, collateralized debt obligations, credit derivatives, special purpose vehicles, finite risk, and financial reinsurance and elevated-risk complex structured finance activities
Our economists have authored articles on the use of financial economics in securities litigation that have been cited favorably by numerous courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.