Sasha Aganin heads Cornerstone Research’s financial institutions practice. Dr. Aganin specializes in addressing complex financial issues arising in litigation. He has worked extensively to lead the firm’s efforts in securities matters and bankruptcy disputes. In addition, he has contributed significantly in other areas involving financial institutions, such as antitrust matters related to financial markets and institutions. Many of his cases involve risk analysis and modeling. Dr. Aganin has assessed economic losses, loss causation, and valuation for companies and investors in a wide range of industries, including private equity and asset management and across all classes of financial instruments.
He has experience in all aspects of litigation, including deposition and trial, and has managed large teams working with multiple experts. He has also provided economic and statistical analyses in a variety of internal investigations, many of them requiring statistical and economic analyses of big data. He has appeared before the enforcement staffs of the SEC, FINRA and state attorneys general (AGs) on behalf of clients.
Dr. Aganin has coauthored publications related to securities class action filings, damages in bankruptcy matters, corporate ownership, valuation, and equity financing. He has also spoken at legal and academic conferences on these topics.