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Compass Lexecon has been involved in many of the largest and most complex antitrust litigation and financial market cases over the past 30 years.

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12/11/19

Court Relies on the Testimony of Compass Lexecon Senior Consultant Professor Allen Ferrell The Attorney General of the State of New York (“NYAG”) alleged that ExxonMobil provided false and misleading statements to the market regarding its management of “economic risks...

06/30/17

The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York criminally charged the defendant – the chief financial officer of a publicly-traded company – with intentionally misleading investors by inflating a key financial metric used to evaluate the financial performance...

03/24/17

Compass Lexecon was retained on behalf of JP Morgan Investment Management (JPMIM) in two cases brought by AMBAC and Assured Guaranty alleging gross negligence and breaches of contract related to investment decisions for assets in two triple X securitizations providing...

01/03/17

In this securities class action, District Judge Andrew P. Gordon granted Defendants’ motion for summary judgment in January 2017, ruling that, among other things, Plaintiffs and their expert did not establish loss causation. Plaintiffs claimed that Defendants had artificially inflated...

07/05/16

Court Relies on Analysis of Compass Lexecon Affiliate Professor Allen Ferrell In an important decision analyzing relevant precedents and admissible expert testimony based on a leakage model in securities fraud litigation, Judge Robert W. Sweet of the Southern District of...

09/10/14

Plaintiffs in this case accused Simon Property Group of improperly awarding one million Long Term Incentive Performance (“LTIP”) units without shareholder approval. The company canceled the original award and issued an amended LTIP grant where the vesting of the LTIP...

06/06/14

The Securities and Exchange Commission in this case accused Manouchehr Moshayedi, a founder of storage device maker STEC Inc., of insider trading when he and his family sold $267 million worth of shares in a secondary offering in August 2009....

04/30/13

In this arbitration, Compass Lexecon was retained by Jay Cohen, Eric Stone, and others at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP on behalf of their client Primerica to respond to allegations that Primerica and PFS Investments financial advisors inappropriately...

07/21/11

Plaintiffs claimed that certain board members of Defendant Stiefel Laboratories failed to provide adequate disclosures in connection with the Company’s offer to repurchase shares from employees and asked the Court to certify a class consisting of employees who sold pursuant...

02/15/11

Compass Lexecon was retained by Bruce Birenboim at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP on behalf of their client Harbinger Capital Partners in a case involving a suit by NACCO Industries, Inc. alleging that Harbinger acquired shares of Applica...

07/22/10

The SEC alleged that Dell did not disclose the effect of discounts Dell received from Intel on the Company’s financial results and the effect that Dell’s sourcing of processors from AMD would have on these discounts and the Company’s future...