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SECURITIES LITIGATION

BVA’s professionals have extensive expertise providing consulting assistance and expert testimony in securities matters such as:

  • Shareholder class actions, including those pertaining to false or misleading disclosures, materializations of concealed risks, insider trading, and other types of fraud;
  • Opt-out actions;
  • Section 11 claims and IPO-related litigation;
  • M&A litigation and associated valuation disputes; and,
  • SEC enforcement investigations.

Our professionals have been retained by both plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel and have objectively assessed and critiqued economic arguments of opposing counsel and experts.  In addition, our testifiers are skilled in articulating complex analyses in an understandable and coherent manner and delivering compelling testimony in defense of their opinions.

Camping Warehouse Australia Pty Limited v. Downer Edi Limited

Served as expert witness on behalf of Australian infrastructure developer and operator to rebut class plaintiffs’ per share inflationary damages opinions.

Confidential SEC Investigation – Fund Advisor

Provided expert analysis and testimony on behalf of fund advisor at settlement conference with SEC related to internal valuations of RMBS investments.

Confidential SEC Investigation – Financial Advisor

Presented expert analysis on behalf of financial advisor at settlement conference with SEC pertaining to allegations of cherry picking.

Mortgage-Backed Securities – Certificate Holder Litigation

Provided testimony on damages on behalf of RMBS certificate holders across dozens of Trusts associated with allegations of Trustee’s failure to ensure repurchase of breaching or defective loans.

MBIA Ins. Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc

Computed repurchase and rescissory damages on behalf of monoline insurer related to a mortgage originator’s alleged breach of underwriting guidelines on thousands of loans.