Financial Institutions & Products


Compass Lexecon offers the economic consultancy and testimony that financial institutions need to navigate changing regulatory requirements, evolving complex financial instruments, and uncertain market conditions.

Our economic experts work with financial clients on a wide range of matters relating to:

  • Securities class actions, including ERISA and class certification issues
  • Valuation and risk of financial products
  • Derivatives and structured financial instruments
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Financial product design
  • Cashflow waterfall modeling for structured products
  • Firm-wide solvency and contingent asset-liability management practices
  • Bankruptcy and financial distress
  • Market enquiries, e.g., financial market manipulation claims
  • Market practice, risk governance, and risk management
  • Internal investigations, e.g., fraud, unauthorized trading
  • Regulatory compliance assessments
  • Structured credit, correlation, and relative-value trading practices
  • Setting and assessment of interchange fees for cards and ATM transactions

Compass Lexecon’s economists have a wealth of experience gained at government departments, regulatory bodies, exchanges, and leading financial services firms. This experience equips us to work with all types of financial institutions and to apply advanced analysis techniques to a full range of financial instruments. Our industry knowledge and economic expertise is complemented by our ability to store and manage complex datasets securely.

Financial services regulators and competition authorities often turn to Compass Lexecon for analysis and opinions. Recognizing our work with these governing bodies, financial institutions also rely on the guidance and testimony of our economic consultants to help them unravel the complexities presented by this dynamic environment.


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