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Financial Services Disputes & Investigations

Resolving disputes across the global spectrum of financial services

Financial institutions around the world face a challenging legal and regulatory environment that is constantly evolving as governments intensify their scrutiny of the sector alongside the massive disruption that the sector has seen over the last decade. As a result, the pace, size, and complexity of disputes and investigations within financial services have grown significantly, posing significant threats to value, reputation, and position.

Our team of experts combines deep industry knowledge with cutting-edge forensic and analytic capabilities to deliver compelling testimony and analysis in complex financial services disputes and investigations.


Capital Markets Litigation
  • Securities fraud class actions
  • Market manipulation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Suitability of investment
  • Mutual fund and hedge fund trading
Regulatory Investigations
  • Insider trading
  • Assessing ability to pay penalties
Commercial Damages
  • Class action
  • Breach of contract
  • Bankruptcy
Valuation of Illiquid and Complex Assets
  • Fixed income, currencies, commodities, equities markets
  • Structured finance, including CMBS, CLOs, CDOs, ABS, RMBS
  • Derivatives, including swaps, options, futures, forwards
  • Intellectual property

Regional Financial Institution

Resolving Insolvency Dispute

Ankura experts were engaged to investigate the financial position of the third-largest financial institution in a European country following a bank failure and evaluate the damages claims made by a foreign investor. In the end, the claimant withdrew claims in full after Ankura demonstrated that the bank was insolvent prior to the alleged violation.

The Ankura Difference

Our team of professionals includes former industry and regulatory professionals, CPAs, PhD economists, forensic investigators, valuation experts, and data engineers that have been at the center of the most significant financial services disputes and investigations of the last several decades. We are recognized for our original and rigorous approach to a wide variety of issues, including insider trading, commercial damages and breach of contract, transfer pricing, and valuation of illiquid and complex assets.

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We solve problems by operating as one firm to deliver for our clients. Where others advise, we solve. Where others consult, we partner.

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