At Peregrine Economics, our Securities practice is dedicated to providing expert analysis backed by the latest academic research and data-driven solutions for legal matters related to securities law violations. Our team of seasoned economists and financial experts offers expertise and insight to support legal professionals, regulatory authorities, and businesses in navigating the intricate and evolving landscape of securities laws.

Key Areas of Expertise

Economic Damages Assessment:

  • Conduct comprehensive analyses to quantify economic losses and damages resulting from securities law violations.
  • Provide expert testimony and reports to support legal cases, including shareholder actions, class actions, and enforcement proceedings.
  • Assess the economic impact on investors, stakeholders, and businesses affected by securities fraud and misconduct.

Securities Fraud Investigations:

  • Collaborate with legal teams, regulators, and law enforcement agencies to investigate complex securities fraud cases.
  • Uncover financial irregularities, insider trading, market manipulation, and other fraudulent activities.
  • Analyze financial documents, transactions, and market data to build a strong evidentiary foundation.

Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement:

  • Assist businesses and individuals in understanding and complying with securities regulations.
  • Provide guidance in responding to regulatory inquiries, investigations, and enforcement actions.
  • Develop and implement compliance programs and risk management strategies to prevent violations.

Expert Witness Services:

  • Offer expert witness testimony in civil and criminal securities law cases.
  • Present complex economic concepts in a clear and compelling manner to support litigation.

Market and Investor Analysis:

  • Conduct market studies and investor behavior analysis to support legal arguments and investigations.
  • Assess market impact, trading patterns, and investor reactions to securities law violations.
  • Provide insights into market efficiency and investor harm.

We cover a wide range of areas, including:

  • Corporate Disclosure
  • Loss Causation
  • Market Efficiency
  • Damages/Investor Harm
  • Disgorgement
  • Market Manipulation
  • Insider Trading
  • Front-Running
  • Investment Suitability
  • Investment Advisor “Cherry Picking”
  • Market Micro-Structure
  • Broker/Dealer Violations
  • Structured Finance
  • Derivative Trading Strategies 

Our Securities practice stands out for the following reasons:

  • Expertise and Experience: Our team consists of seasoned economists, financial experts, and former regulators who have deep knowledge of securities law and financial markets.
  • Data-Driven Solutions: We leverage sophisticated financial modeling, data analysis, and forensic accounting techniques to provide robust, evidence-based insights.
  • Collaborative Approach: We work closely with legal professionals, regulatory authorities, and clients to ensure our analysis aligns with the law and regulatory statutes.
  • Proven Track Record: Our firm has a strong history of successfully supporting clients in high-stakes securities law cases, both in civil and criminal contexts.

At Peregrine Economics, our Securities practice is dedicated to delivering in-depth economic analysis and expert guidance to help clients navigate the complexities of the securities laws.