Financial Litigation

Fideres is a leading provider of economics and industry expertise for complex disputes in financial markets across various jurisdictions. We provide consulting and expert witness services in a variety of circumstances, including but not limited to: regulatory investigations, economic evidence for claim filing, damages evaluation, discovery, class certification, and settlement negotiation.

Fideres has a long history acting as consulting and testifying experts for various landmark financial litigation, covering different types of misconducts (fraud, misrepresentation, benchmark and market manipulation), financial markets (equities, interest rates, foreign exchange and commodities) and financial instruments (stocks, bonds, futures, options and other OTC derivatives). Our expert engagements involve different players in the financial market, including:

  • Commercial and investment banks, broker-dealers, proprietary trading firms

  • Mutual funds, ETFs, Pension funds, hedge funds

  • Securities and commodity exchanges

  • Multinational corporations

Our partners and team of economists have in depth experience and knowledge in providing expert opinions on various matters related to financial markets. This allows us to effectively implement sophisticated models and large datasets with in-house infrastructure and technology.

Fideres provides direct and unbiased advice firmly grounded in the data and factual evidence available to us. Our opinions are formed based on the results of rigorous economic models that are well researched in academic literature. We communicate our ideas and results in a way that is easy to understand and to the point.

For any Financial Litigation related enquiries please contact Robert Chang at




Original Investigations

Identify cases of financial benchmark manipulation

Identify instances of market manipulation (spoofing, etc)

Mis-selling of financial products

Breach of fiduciary duty / duty of care

Breach of implied representations

Creative Problem Solution

Traders’ chatrooms review to identify misconduct

Review of trading records to identify manipulative transactions

Market practice and market power

Valuation and risk analyses of structured financial derivatives

Financial benchmark design

High Quality Expert Work

Expert reports

Expert witness testimony

Merits reports

Plan of allocation and settlement distribution

Damages analysis

Data analysis

Track Record

News and Research


We have used Fideres’s expertise in several commodity market and benchmark manipulation cases. Their knowledge of the financial sector, in particular, has been… valuable to the development and success of the matters we have engaged them on.

David Kovel
Partner, Kirby McInerney LLC

Fideres has consistently produced event studies reports within 24-hours of the request. The speed of the turnaround time has been impressive. They have provided useful insights and charts to explain complex concepts involved in securities litigation filings.

Laura Posner
Partner, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC

I have always found Fideres to be excellent experts. Their work is thoughtful, accurate and displays their valuable real world market experience. They understand the role of an expert in litigation well.

Sharif Shivji
Barrister, 4 Stone Buildings

We have worked with Fideres in relation to several interest rate misselling matters. Their consultants provided us with effective guidance on a variety of aspects, ranging from the valuation of financial instruments, to the bank’s conduct in relation to the… pricing of such instruments.

John Day
Director, DaySparkes Ltd

We have worked with Fideres on several complex securities matters. They have assisted with damages modeling and estimation at the client-outreach stage through to claims filing, in mediation and during the settlement process. Fideres has extensive experience in damage quantification across security types and is a very reliable partner to work with.

Michael Sternhell
Director, Burford Capital LLC

Over the years I have worked closely with Fideres’s research team to investigate new antitrust matters. Their novel investigative approach has led us to work together on several new potential cartel cases and assess their viability at an early stage.

Michael Eisenkraft
Partner, Cohen Milstein Sellers and Toll PLLC

Fideres combines top class financial knowledge with a creative approach in order to provide innovative insights into LIBOR…. They have thoroughly researched and are leading experts on the technical aspects of LIBOR and are professional, reliable and a pleasure to work with.

Philip Young
Partner, Cooke, Young & Keidan LLP

I have engaged Fideres on several securities fraud cases. They have provided our firm with prompt and precise event studies, even in non-standard cases that required innovative approaches.

Bill Schervish
Director, Labaton Sucharow

Fideres have provided our firm with input on various aspects of 10b5 claims, including class-wide damages and market efficiency assessments. They are responsive and their reports clear and to the point.

Jeremy Lieberman
Managing Partner, Pomerantz LLP

Fideres provided us with innovative quantitative analysis that was critical for building this CDS anti-trust case against major dealers. In addition to… [quantifying] the amount of damages, they clearly briefed me and my team on the technical aspects of the CDS market.

Dan Brockett
Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP