Securities and Finance

Survey Research and Design in Securities and Finance

Survey Research and Design in Securities and Finance

NERA economists use quantitative research, choice models and other survey techniques to reach conclusions in a range of disputed issues -- such as market definition, claiming rates and product defects analysis in mass torts, claimed theft of trade secrets and Lanham Act claims of alleged trademark infringement or false advertising. Our surveys can help identify how consumers choose among service or product configurations, which attributes sway purchase decisions or whether certain names or designs have achieved meaning in the marketplace.

Our expert statisticians and economists combine a deep knowledge of sampling techniques, survey administration and analyzing complex sets of data with a firm grounding in econometric principles and practice. NERA consultants help clients in industries including automotive, healthcare, entertainment, consumer products, software and food products, among others. Our work ranges from short-deadline sampling assignments and constructive critiques of existing surveys to rigorous survey projects that successfully resolve multimillion-dollar lawsuits.

Name Title Location Phone Email
Dr. Alan Cox Managing Director
Chair of NERA's Intellectual Property Practice
San Francisco
Toronto
+1 415 291 1009
+1 415 291 1009
+1 416 868 7314
alan.cox@nera.com
Dr. Chudozie Okongwu Managing Director New York City
London
+1 212 345 5003
+44 20 7659 8568
chudozie.okongwu@nera.com
Timothy McKenna Associate Director New York City +1 212 345 5503 timothy.mckenna@nera.com
Dr. Jordan Milev Associate Director New York City +1 212 345 5516 jordan.milev@nera.com
Title Type Author
A Look at Initial Coin Offerings White Paper Timothy McKenna and Sammy Chu
Expert Analysis: Financial Crisis Anniversary - Trends In Credit Crisis Settlements Published Article By Faten Sabry, Sungi Lee, and Linh Nguyen
PDVSA’s Peculiar Oct. ’22 Bond May Carry Elevated Risks Report By Timothy McKenna and Raphael Starr
Securities Class Actions: 2016 Full-Year Review and Mid-2017 Flash Update Published Article By Stefan Boettrich and Svetlana Starykh
BSA/AML Compliance and Enforcement: An Update for the Securities and Derivatives Indu... Published Article By. Sharon Brown-Hruska
Not All MBS Settlements Are Equal White Paper By Faten Sabry, Sungi Lee, and Linh Nguyen
Securities Class Actions Appear to Be Largely ‘Price-Maintenance’ and Omissions Cases White Paper By Dr. David Tabak
Trends in Canadian Securities Class Actions: 2016 Update Report By Bradley A. Heys & Robert Patton
Use of Sample Surveys in Product Liability Litigation Published Article By Dr. Kent Van Liere
Survey Techniques for Rigorous Measurement of Damages in Trade Dress Confusion Cases Study By Dr. Alan Cox and Louis Guth