Factors affecting variations in securities class action claims rates
Claims rates are of interest to parties to the settlement process. Average claims rates, which are well below 100%, suggest either that plaintiffs’ class-wide...
Dr. Mukarram Attari is a vice president and co-practice leader of Finance at CRA. He is an expert in the fields of modeling, valuation, and trading of assets with particular emphasis on illiquid securities and markets.
Dr. Attari has experience in the modeling and valuation of a variety of financial contracts including equity securities, debt instruments, commodities, and various types of complex structured securities and derivatives.
Dr. Attari has worked on matters involving the valuation and trading of credit default swaps, bonds, interest rate related contracts, commodities, and foreign exchange. He has worked on valuation disputes between corporations and investors, and securities class actions. In addition to work on finance related matters, Dr. Attari has worked on a number of investigations and reviews of financial markets and institutions by competition authorities. Dr. Attari’s clients have included government agencies, investment banks, private equity firms, auditors, and corporations and their officers and directors.
Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Attari was a professor of finance at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has taught courses on options, futures, derivatives, fixed-income securities, corporate finance, and international finance. While in India, Dr. Attari was a management consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in its Bombay office.