Brattle principal Peter Fox-Penner has authored a letter to the editor published in the November 20, 2015 issue of the Financial Times that discusses the significant cost advantages of utility-scale solar PV technologies.
Brattle academic advisor Joshua Gans recently published “Mergers and Disruptive Innovation” in the Autumn 2015 edition of Hogan Lovells’ Global Media and Communications Quarterly.
Brattle principals Paul Hinton and Shaun Ledgerwood have contributed to Practice Points, a publication of the ABA’s Securities Litigation Committee, on the topic of the recent Coscia verdict and enforcement trends in high-frequency trading markets.
Brattle senior associate Pavitra Kumar and Brattle principal Torben Voetmann recently published an article, “Correct Application of Event Studies in Securities Litigation,” which illustrates the use of traditional and intraday event studies in securities litigation.
Senior associate Pallavi Seth has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the International Trade Commission (ITC) Committee in the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Intellectual Property Law (ABA-IPL) for the upcoming 2015-2016 membership year.
The Brattle Group announced today that accounting and finance expert Adoria Lim has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a principal.
Brattle associate Rand Ghayad recently contributed a chapter on long-term unemployment (LTU) as part of the newly released book, Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century.
The Brattle Group has been recognized as one of the best consulting firms to work for in Europe in the 2016 Vault Consulting 25 Europe.
A report by Brattle associate Roger Lueken on slow growth in energy storage was recently published in Energy Policy. The paper, “Is inexpensive natural gas hindering the grid energy storage industry?” was co-authored by Eric Hittinger of Rochester Institute of Technology.
The Brattle Group is proud to sponsor Fordham University School of Law’s 42nd Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy, taking place October 1-2, 2015 in New York, NY.
Brattle principal Mark Berkman served as the damages expert for the Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation case against the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI).
Brattle principals Yvette Austin Smith and Torben Voetmann and senior associate David McKnight recently co-authored an article in the American Bar Association’s Deal Points journal on a recent appraisal case in the Delaware Court of Chancery which reaffirmed that S corporations enjoy a valuation premium relative to C corporations.
Brattle principals Michael Vilbert and Joseph Wharton recently co-authored an article on decoupling in August/September 2015 issue of The Electricity Journal.
A November 2014 Brattle report was recently featured in a Utility Dive article discussing the possibility of Texas market rules holding back utilities from deploying cost-effective energy storage.
Brattle Principals Lisa Cameron and Steven Herscovici recently assisted in preparing an amicus brief in support of defendants-appellants Warner Chilcott Company, LLC in In Re: Loestrin 24 FE Antitrust Litigation, an antitrust case that is currently before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
The Brattle Group has been recognized as one of the 10 best consulting firms to work for in the 2016 Vault Consulting 50. For the second consecutive year, Brattle ranked seventh overall, the highest among all economic consulting firms.
Economists at The Brattle Group have authored a report that provides an independent analysis of the potential economic impacts of Boston’s proposed bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
Brattle principals Michael Cragg and Evan Cohen, associate Jehan deFonseka, and research analyst Ryan Tholanikunnel recently authored the article, “Corporate Inversion Transactions: Valuation Considerations,” featured in the July edition of Tax Notes International.
Principal Jürgen Weiss co-authored an article for the July 2015 issue of The Economists’ Voice that assesses the benefits and costs for utilities in waiting or hurrying when taking climate change mitigation measures.
Brattle principal Michael Cragg and associate Rand Ghayad recently co-authored a research paper in The Economists’ Voice Journal, “Growing Apart: The Evolution of Income vs. Wealth Inequality,” addressing the negative impact of tax inequality on the economy and society.
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that we have opened an office in Toronto, allowing us to respond quickly and effectively to the legal and business challenges facing our Canadian clients.
Economists at The Brattle Group have released an updated study showing that transmission investment in the United States will remain strong over the next decade, with a projected $20 billion investment required annually over the next several years and at least $120 billion to $180 billion needed over the next decade.
Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon contributed to the recently-released report, “A Strategy for Active Remote Sensing Amid Increased Demand for Radio Spectrum,” carried out for NASA by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
A study released by economists at The Brattle Group finds that utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the U.S. are significantly more cost effective than residential-scale (rooftop) PV systems as a vehicle for achieving the economic and policy benefits of PV solar.
Brattle principal Yvette Austin Smith recently provided successful valuation testimony in a combined breach of fiduciary duty and appraisal matter before the Delaware Court of Chancery in the case Owen vs. Lynn Cannon et al.
A report released by economists at The Brattle Group finds that the United States’ nuclear energy plants contribute $60 billion annually to gross domestic product (GDP), in addition to other economic and societal benefits.
Brattle principal Dr. Lisa Cameron and academic advisor Professor Joshua Gans have co-authored an article for Law360 on how to quantify a branded pharmaceutical company’s beliefs about patent strength and expected patent life in reverse payment settlement cases.
A new report authored by principals Jürgen Weiss and Bruce Tsuchida finds that the integration of high levels of variable renewable energy into the electric grid is both technically feasible and can be managed without compromising reliability of electric power service.
Brattle principal William Zarakas has authored the article, “Growth Prospects and Shifting Electric Utility Business Models: Retail, Wholesale and Telecom Markets,” appearing in the June 2015 issue of The Electricity Journal.
A whitepaper authored by Brattle principal Coleman Bazelon and senior associate Giulia McHenry finds that more than 350 additional megahertz (MHz) of licensed spectrum is needed by 2019 to support projected commercial mobile wireless demand in the U.S.
Brattle principals Ahmad Faruqui and Ryan Hledik and research analyst Wade Davis recently authored the article, “The Emergence of Organic Conservation,” published in the June issue of The Electricity Journal.
Brattle principal Ahmad Faruqui was recently quoted in the Public Utilities Fortnightly article, “High Stakes at the High Court: U.S. Supreme Court to decide demand response case,” discussing how the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether demand response services will be regulated by the federal government or by state utility commissions.
In the recently released decision from the United States Court of Federal Claims, Judge Wheeler sided with Brattle client Starr International Co. Inc., finding that that the Federal Reserve overstepped its authority by taking 79.9 percent of AIG’s equity as a condition of its loan to AIG. This element of the decision echoed testimony of Brattle principal Dr. Michael Cragg, which was restated in the opinion.
Senior Associate Pavitra Kumar recently published an article investigating the association between select hedge fund characteristics and persistence in positive and negative abnormal returns. The article, “Hedge Fund Characteristics and Performance Persistence: Evidence from 1996-2006,” was published in Volume 5, No. 2 of the Quarterly Journal of Finance (June 2015).
The Brattle Group has been selected to provide an independent analysis of the potential impacts of the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games being hosted in Boston.
Brattle principal Yvette Austin Smith recently participated in a panel discussion on valuation issues in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for an article that appeared in the June 2015 issue of Financier Worldwide.
Brattle principal Bin Zhou recently co-authored an article published in Bloomberg BNA, “The Implications of Transfer Pricing in Bankruptcy,” in which the authors discuss the lessons learned from transfer pricing arrangements featured in the allocation of liquidation proceeds in Nortel’s bankruptcy trials.
Brattle principals Dan Harris, Richard Caldwell, and Alexis Maniatis recently authored an article on pre-award interest rates and the significant impact they can have on damages awards the longer the legal process takes.