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Securities, Commodities & Derivatives Litigation and Arbitration

Our experts advise courts, tribunals and parties in mediations. In these forums, we provide evidence on complex and critical issues facing the industry.

Clients rely on our deep expertise and experience with financial and physical commodity and derivatives across asset classes to deliver comprehensive and objective evidence with impact. By leveraging our valuation, trading, investment management, transactional, risk management and regulatory insights, we are able to provide sophisticated, rigorous and transparent analysis to support our independent, expert testimony across all major asset classes and products, such as:

Securities litigations matters (Section 10(b), class certifications, Section 11 and 12 of the Securities Act).

Early termination of derivatives (ISDA).

Market abuse, such as future and options spoofing.

Competition litigation (e.g., ISDA fix, CDS) and other market abuses.

Anticompetitive analysis in securities markets.

Investment suitability (e.g., misrepresentations, mismanagement, broker- dealer disputes involving suitability, churning and best execution);

Structured products (e.g., exotic derivatives, hybrid derivatives).

Structured finance.

Class actions.

LIBOR transition pre-litigation advisory.