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Dr. Renzo Comolli

Senior Consultant

Contact

New York City
Tel: +1 212 345 6025
Fax: +1 212 345 4650

Rome
Tel: +39 06 488 8101
Fax: +39 06 48 58 38

Email: renzo.comolli@nera.com
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Education

PhD, MPhil, and MA in economics, Yale University
MSc in economics, London School of Economics
BA in economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

Experience

Dr. Comolli is an economist. His expertise includes valuation, finance, securities, and product liability estimation. He has provided economic analysis for dozens of expert reports and testimonies submitted to courts and regulatory authorities in the US, the UK, and Italy. He has also been independently retained as a consulting expert.

In valuation, his experience includes:

  • Valuation of companies and subsidiaries
  • Valuation of contracts and contract clauses
  • Estimation of damages for tortious interference with merger agreements
  • Estimation of commercial damages

In finance and securities, his experience includes:

  • Stock, bonds, convertible bonds, and other securities
  • Option valuation, including employee stock options
  • Financial contracts and credit derivatives
  • Rule 10b-5 and Section 11 claims: market efficiency, materiality, loss causation and damages
  • High-Frequency stock market data

In product liability, as well as related bankruptcy and insurance issues, his experience includes:

  • Estimation of liability connected to medical devices and asbestos
  • Insolvency and fraudulent conveyance
  • Insurance coverage and British solvent schemes of arrangement

Dr. Comolli received his PhD in economics from Yale University, where his research focused on statistical methods to estimate wage differentials and employment discrimination. While at Yale, he served as Teaching Fellow for Game Theory, Microeconomics, and American Economic History. His research in decision theory has appeared in the International Review of Economics and Business. His publications have been cited as authorities in legal briefs and academic articles. He has served as peer reviewer for academic journals and the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Comolli is an economist. His expertise includes valuation, finance, securities, and product liability estimation. He has provided economic analysis for dozens of expert reports and testimonies submitted to courts and regulatory authorities in the US, the UK, and Italy. He has also been independently retained as a consulting expert.

In valuation, his experience includes:

Valuation of companies and subsidiaries
Valuation of contracts and contract clauses
Estimation of damages for tortious interference with merger agreements
Estimation of commercial damages

In finance and securities, his experience includes:

Stock, bonds, convertible bonds, and other securities
Option valuation, including employee stock options
Financial contracts and credit derivatives
Rule 10b-5 and Section 11 claims: market efficiency, materiality, loss causation and damages
High-Frequency stock market data

In product liability, as well as related bankruptcy and insurance issues, his experience includes:

Estimation of liability connected to medical devices and asbestos
Insolvency and fraudulent conveyance
Insurance coverage and British solvent schemes of arrangement

Dr. Comolli received his PhD in economics from Yale University, where his research focused on statistical methods to estimate wage differentials and employment discrimination. While at Yale, he served as Teaching Fellow for Game Theory, Microeconomics, and American Economic History. His research in decision theory has appeared in the International Review of Economics and Business. His publications have been cited as authorities in legal briefs and academic articles. He has served as peer reviewer for academic journals and the National Science Foundation. 

Languages

Italian

Title Type Author
Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2013 Full-Year Review Report By Dr. Renzo Comolli and Svetlana Starykh
Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2012 Full-Year Review Report By Dr. Renzo Comolli, Svetlana Starykh, and Sukaina Klein et al.
Flash Update: 2012 Trends in Securities Class Actions Report By Dr. Renzo Comolli, Svetlana Starykh, and Sukaina Klein et al.
Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2012 Mid-Year Review Report By Dr. Renzo Comolli, Dr. John Montgomery, and Svetlana Starykh et al.
Prove di class action (Italian Class Actions Dry Runs) Published Article By Dr. Renzo Comolli with former NERA Director Dr. Francesco Lo Passo
Italian Class Actions Eight Months In: The Driving Forces Working Paper By Dr. Renzo Comolli et al.
China Product Recalls: What's at Stake and What's Next Working Paper By Lucy P. Allen and Dr. Renzo Comolli with former NERA Senior Consultant Dr. Simona Heumann
Options Backdating: The Statistics of Luck Working Paper By Dr. Renzo Comolli and Dr. Patrick Conroy with former NERA Senior Consultant Dr. Branko Jovanovic