Expert witness services related to financial markets

Navesink International offers expert witness services for topics related to the financial markets, including

→ Commodities, options, trading

→ Equities, equity derivatives, VIX

→ Fixed income, bonds, loans

→ Equity financing, funding, stock loans

→ Credit and derivatives

→ Quantitative investments, CTA, alternative investments

→ Cryptocurrencies

→ Prime brokerage, futures clearing

→ Risk management

→ Hedge fund asset allocation / investments / M&A

→ Selection and compensation of investment professionals

We have both affiliated experts and a large network of experts able to cover a swath of topics and cases. We have a proven capacity to find uniquely qualified talents by drawing upon our industry network, rich of many thousands of experienced industry professionals.

For instance, we sourced expertise for cases centering on

Standards of custody agreements for a hedge fund trading tax liens,

Cost of capital and RWA calculations associated with stock loans,

Cryptocurrency transaction cost analysis for digital asset execution venues.

Cannabis, CBD & related banking activities

This 3 minute video explains what is an expert witness and why Navesink International is unique and uniquely qualified for options & futures, trading, derivatives, complex securities:

Click here to reserve your call/Zoom to find out more about our litigation support and expert witness service and how we can help you, to confidentially discuss your case or to find out more about Navesink International.  

Navesink International is retained by the most prominent attorneys and law firms for litigation support and expert witness services for both plaintiffs and defendants. We provide written expert reports, depositions and testimonies for lawsuits and arbitrations.

Our partners include Ankura, Barrington Financial Consulting Group, The Bates Group, Global Economics Group, and Moskalev Consulting, allowing Navesink International to handle the largest and most technical cases over a long period of time.


Allianz Fund Collapse Ends With Guilty Plea, $5.8 Billion Payout

Allianz Structured Alpha funds lost $7 billion of investor money in March 2020.
Gregoire Tournant, the portfolio manager, has been arrested.
The firm pleads guilty and will pay $5.8 in fines and restitutions.


Panel Ponzi Prison – Epilogue

Follow-up to the Solar panel lending Ponzi: the CFO got his own 6 years in the clink.
Les bénéfices ça se divise, la réclusion ça s’additionne.

What statisics say about hedge fund fraud and tsarist regimes

Alternatives are complex and opaque. requiring both investment and operational due diligence.
New technologies now permit investment analysis, fraud detection, and operational risk measurement.


Barclay’s $600 m ETN blunder

Barclays has announced a loss of GBP 450m related to the sale suspension of OIL and VXX two weeks ago. The operational blunder is impressive.


RIP, Russian stocks

MSCI is removing the Russian stock index at zero, implicitly valuing the entire Russian equity market at nil. And it is correct.
Russian stocks are literally worth nothing.


Credit Suisse destroys evidence of oligarch yacht loans

Credit Suisse is taking advantage of the situation in Ukraine to eliminate evidence related to the Russian oligarchs’ tax evasion (money laundering?).


Why Bitcoin is not Russia’s salvation from sanctions?

Why isn’t Bitcoin/Blockchain Russia’s salvation from sanctions?
Many people are posting that Bitcoin and blockchain are somehow a solution for sanctions.
Below are reasons for why that line of thinking is not realistic.


Russia’s Sberbank is defaulting in Europe

With massive withdrawals and no central bank to come to its rescue, Sberbank Europe is defaulting.
Its London-listed stock is down 70%. The holding is owned in majority by the Russian government.


No plan ever survives contact with the enemy. Right, Vlad?

Putin’s blitzkrieg plans for a regime change have met an efficient defense. He lacks air superiority and his logistics are deficient. His panzers have stopped. Most cities are under Ukrainian control. Meanwhile, international sanctions are swifter and much heavier than expected. He has protesters at home.
Did he get into an expensive quagmire?


The world’s dirtiest money, welcomed by Credit Suisse. Again.

A major leak has just revealed the details of 18,000 private accounts and $100 billion held at Credit Suisse.
The owners include the Who’s Who of corrupt politicians, money launderers, and warmongers.
“How many rogue bankers do you need to have before you start having a rogue bank?”

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