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 Expert  724381

Expert in Securities; Finance; Derivatives; Hedge Funds; Foreign Exchange; Investment Suitability; Banking

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Twenty years experience as an expert witness in cases involving hedge funds, securities, investments, derivatives, currencies, mortgage backed securities, trading, securities fraud and Ponzi schemes. Testified in NASD arbitration, US District Court (Criminal), New York Supreme Court (Civil), IRS Court, Bankruptcy Court. Worked with top law firms on defendant and plaintiff cases. Full case list available on request.


derivative (finance)




futures (finance)


hedge fund




option (finance)


securities finance


securities arbitration


securities dispute


securities fraud


securities regulation


securities valuation


stock option



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1972   B.A.   Economics   Princeton University   Cum Laude
1975   M.A.   International Affairs   Columbia University  
1976   M.Phil.   International Affairs   Columbia University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1991 to







Investment management services for hedge funds, hedge fund of funds, family offices and institutional investors; hedge fund due diligence and manager selection, risk management

2005 to 2006


Azimuth Alternative Investments



Managing Director


Developed and managed hedge fund portfolios for fund of hedge funds

2002 to 2005


Ibbotson Associates Advisors, LLC



Founder and Manager


Managed investment management programs for banks, fund of funds, institutional investors including due diligence; portfolio construction and asset allocation; risk management

2000 to 2001


Advisor Software, Inc.



Managing Director - Business and Product Development


Internet service providing financial management and asset allocaion advisory to investment managers, 401K plans and institutional investors

1998 to 2000


Berkshire Capital Securities



Managing Director


Valuation and transactions for M&A firm speializing in asset management companies

1991 to 1998





Founder and President


Managed all aspects of CFTC registered hedge fund/CTA with $200 million AUM using currency and interest rate arbitrage and trend following futures trading programs; Partner in Raynor & Stonington trading arbitrage strategies in FX, commodities, interest rates and equities and Barrington Capital Management emerging market fixed income and currency fund

1988 to 1991


Mellon Bank


Capital Markets Group


SVP & Global Trading Manager


Managed extensive trading operations in currencies, interest rates and derivatives including proprietary trading, marketing and risk management in spot, forwards, futures, swaps and options.

1980 to 1988


Manufactuers Hanover Trust Company



Managing Diretor, European Treasury Manager, Chief Dealer


Career Accomplishments:

Salisbury Rotary Club


Series 7 and 63

Publications and Patents Summary

He has edited 2 books and written several articles for hedge fund industry publications

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - McGraw Hill  
 - Journal of Alternative Investments, Institutional Investor  
 - Berkshire Capital Corporation  

Consulting Services:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has over twenty years experience in providing the tools and support law firms need for their most complex cases involving financial matters, from comprehensive analysis that enables clients to reach satisfactory pre-trial settlements to in-court expert witness testimony.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Hedge fund expert for consulting on variable annuities class action.
  • ERISA securities & investment expert for litigation.
  • Expert in securities analyst regulation and compliance.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1977 to 1978   Russia   He provided training programs for Russian bankers in Moscow and Volgagrad.
1977 to 1978   Various countries   He was Senior Associate at Business International Corporation, where he developed country risk assessment service on 80 countries for banks and corporations.
2006 to 2006   Ireland   He prepared expert report and valuation of hedge fund for broker/dealer of Allied Irish Bank in Dublin.
2005 to 2006   Canada   He provided expert report in case involving Refco managed futures hedge fund valuation and tax issues.


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