SFC Securities Litigation Research Support

SFC is highly experienced in supporting law firms and expert witnesses in Case Strategy, Research, Expert Report and Testimony Preparation in cases involving complex securities, derivatives, financial markets, investment management and damages calculations.

SFC has consulted on many prominent cases, including those related to Madoff fraud-related litigation; the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy; mortgage-backed securities losses; the Orange County bankruptcy; the Petters Ponzi scheme litigation; CFTC foreign exchange enforcement actions; and Refco fraud-related litigation.  SFC experts have testified in federal, state, tax, and bankruptcy courts, as well as FINRA, AAA, JAMS, and other arbitrations.

Areas of Expertise include:

  • Mortgage Backed Securities and Structured Products
    • Mortgage-backed securities including RMBS, CDO, CLO SIVs
    • Valuation of MBS and Portfolios
    • Distressed debt, complex derivatives, and structured products
  • Madoff Related Litigation, Ponzi Schemes and Trading Losses
    • Madoff-related lawsuits, “Red Flags” and Ponzi Litigation
    • hedge fund due diligence and practices
    • investment suitability and fiduciary duties for brokers and investment advisers
  • Market Manipulation Cases
    • LIBOR, ISDAfix, Foreign Exchange and Insider Trading
  • Hedge Funds, Investment Management, Suitability and Due Diligence
    • Hedge fund policies and procedures
  • Securities, Derivatives and Financial Markets
    • Complex options, swaps and structured products in equity, fixed income, currency and commodities markets
  • Valuation and Damage Calculations
    • Valuation of complex securities and hedge fund firms
    • Damages calculations including causation and alternative scenarios
Our litigation consulting clients have included some of the world’s top law firms: Cleary Gottlieb; Curtis, Mallet-Prevost; Dechert; Jones Day; Katten Muchin; Linklaters; Morgan, Lewis; Simpson Thacher; Skadden, Arps; Quinn Emanuel; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC); U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).

For Further Information Contact: Ezra Zask