Veritas Advisory Group, Inc.’s professionals have experience in a variety of securities related matters and are skilled in the services specific to this practice area. We have utilized this experience in evaluating the administration of estates and foundations, as well as in many industries including banking, manufacturing, electric power, natural resources, insurance, electronics, aerospace, telecommunications, transportation, construction, and retail. We have assisted counsel and clients in the resolution of numerous disputes and challenges involving securities instruments, transactions, investment advice, and other related issues. Given our technical training and experience, we are uniquely qualified to assist our clients in securities related matters.

Our securities practice has involved work for both plaintiffs and defendants on issues as diverse as:

  • Lack of disclosure
  • Misrepresentations
  • Options speculation
  • Inappropriate investment advice
  • Account churning
  • Fraud
  • Shareholder actions
  • Commodities trading
  • Mortgage-backed obligations
  • Insider trading
  • Valuation of thinly traded stocks and bonds

Examples of our services in actions alleging inappropriate investment practices include:

  • Evaluation of the risk-return objectives of the investing party
  • Analysis of investment advisor’s practices and policies
  • Development of economic models which quantify the effects of the imprudent or unauthorized investment practices
  • Construction of models which approximate returns to be earned in a prudent, balanced portfolio over the appropriate time period
  • Analysis and assistance with 10b-5 actions including support for the prerequisites of the claims
  • Reconstruction of trading activity and associated gains, losses, and commissions
  • Transactional analyses related to stocks, bonds, hybrids, options, futures, unbundled units, and commodities
  • Analyses of security price movements in relation to market and industry indices
  • Analyses of security price movements in relation to the release of public information
  • Development of economic models which quantify the effects of the fraudulent activity