Stanford Consulting Group, Inc.

Economic Analysis, Litigation Support, Expert Testimony

Research, analysis and expert testimony in complex business litigation and regulatory proceedings

Securities Litigation

Over the past twenty years, SCG has provided expert analysis and testimony in numerous securities cases including Liberty Media Corp. v. Vivendi Universal S.A., and the Vivendi Universal S.A., Enron Corporation and WorldCom, Inc. securities class actions. We employ modern financial theory and state-of-the-art modeling techniques to address and resolve issues relating to the materiality of information, market efficiency, loss causation and damages.

Landmark Cases

  • Vivendi Universal S.A. Securities Litigation
  • Enron Corporation Securities Litigation
  • WorldCom Inc. Securities Litigation
  • Liberty Media Corp. v. Vivendi Universal S.A.
  • The Archdiocese of Milwaukee Supporting Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Company
  • Heckmann Corporation Securities Litigation
  • Merck & Co., Inc. Securities Litigation
  • Tronox, Inc. Securities Litigation
  • HealthSouth Bondholder Litigation
  • IndyMac Bancorp, Inc. Securities Litigation
  • Sadia S.A. Securities Litigation
  • David Shapiro, et al. v. Matrixx Initiatives, Inc., et al.
  • American Continental Corporation/Lincoln Savings and Loan Fraud Litigation
  • Oxford Health Plans Securities Litigation
  • Homestore.com, Inc. Securities Litigation
  • LDK Solar Securities Litigation
  • Lehman Brothers Securities and ERISA Litigation

SCG Experience

Our work in securities litigation includes:

  • Assisting counsel in identifying key economic issues in the litigation.
  • Reviewing and analyzing large public and private databases for financial information and market activity.
  • Performance of initial assessments of damages under multiple scenarios and competing theories of damage.
  • Assessing the efficiency of markets for equity, debt and derivative securities.
  • Assessing the materiality of public disclosures.
  • Analyzing loss causation.
  • Calculating damages under Sections 11 and 12 of the Securities Act of 1933, under Section 10(b)(5) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 and under a variety of state and other statutes.
  • Assisting counsel with preparation of expert witnesses.
  • Assisting counsel in trial preparation.
  • Preparing expert reports.
  • Providing expert testimony at deposition/mediation/trial.
  • Developing fair and reasonable plans of allocation of proceeds to class members.