Manuel Vasconcelos specializes in complex matters that affect large financial institutions and other participants in capital markets. He focuses on market manipulation and trading conduct; valuation (including damages); and entrepreneurial finance and venture capital (VC).
Dr. Vasconcelos works on matters across a range of cash and derivatives markets, including fixed-income, equities, natural gas, and credit, and has analyzed both over-the-counter (OTC) and public markets. He also has significant experience with Section 10b-5 and Section 11 securities matters.
Dr. Vasconcelos supports academic and industry experts at all stages of litigation and leads teams working on internal and regulatory investigations. He has consulted on investigations and proceedings initiated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the European Commission (EC), and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). He has presented to the staffs of FERC and the CFTC on behalf of clients. Dr. Vasconcelos has also consulted on international arbitration matters.
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