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Consultants & Expert Testimony

Bates Group’s consulting and testifying experts have diverse backgrounds resulting in a wide variety of expertise. With all that diversity, they have one thing in common – they are all outstanding practitioners in their fields.

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The Bates team of consulting and testifying experts - and experienced big data and analytical professionals support arbitration, litigation, and enforcement matters, help with the complexities of internal investigations, assist in responding to and resolving regulatory investigations and examinations and prepare and assist in the implementation, review and enhancement of compliance and supervision programs and policies/procedures.

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Recent News

Meet the Newest Bates Group Experts

Meet the Newest Bates Group Experts

Bates Group is proud to introduce our newest Experts: Bill Jannace, Barry Koch, Bob Kopprasch and Jeff Mazer.

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Part 3 - David Birnbaum on Compliance Audits & Practice Value for FP Transitions’ Roundtable

Part 3 - David Birnbaum on Compliance Audits & Practice Value for FP Transitions’ Roundtable

We are pleased to share the conclusion of FP Transition's video roundtable series featuring Bates Managing Director David Birnbaum. 

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Senior Investors Update: New Developments Signal Tough Line on Elder Financial Abuse

Senior Investors Update: New Developments Signal Tough Line on Elder Financial Abuse

A FINRA arbitration panel recently assessed over $1.5 million in costs, disgorgement and punitive damages against a privately held financial services and investment firm in relation to allegations of senior financial abuse and violations of state and federal securities laws (among other claims). The outcome of this case, together with a new North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) "Pulse Survey" of state securities regulators on the topic of senior financial fraud, and a newly announced National Association of Attorneys General senior financial fraud initiative are the latest chapters in the story of an industry working to address elder and vulnerable clients. Bates Group has been following both the federal and state efforts to help seniors and other vulnerable investors.

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Bates Group has nearly 100 analysts, quantitative and substantive experts nationwide to help you with your securities litigation, regulatory, compliance, forensic and damages consulting needs

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Bates Group’s regulatory professionals conduct or participate in sensitive and complex regulatory and internal corporate investigations in the U.S. and throughout the world. 

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Bates Group's Insurance and Actuarial practice is focused on providing cost effective solutions for your expert consulting and insurance and actuarial litigation needs.

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