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Our team has outstanding financial market experience, with no interns, trainees or junior associates. When hiring us, you will have the full attention of an expert on your engagement.

Paul Hattori

BSc FCA FCSI

Over 25 years experience in trading and structuring, executing and documenting complex transactions, using credit, FX, equity, rates and tax arbitrage.

Qualified Chartered Accountant with background in regulation and audit. Recent work includes advisory and expert witness in litigation and regulatory investigations. These have included credit products - including CDOs, CLNs, TRS & CDS - FX and equity derivatives, and tax structures.

Testified in the Australian Federal Court and English High Court. Experience of hot-tubbing. Trained in US expert witness practice. Formerly Director, Dresdner Kleinwort heading Global Credit Derivatives, Head of Credit Products at KBC Bank, and Vice President, Financial Engineering at Chase Manhattan Bank. US bank credit trained.

Based in London.

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Andrew Kasapis

BSc MBCS

More than 20 years experience in derivatives: analysis, sales, trading, brokerage, and risk management in FX, emerging markets, credit, and equity.

His recent work includes advising financial institutions in valuing credit derivative portfolios, and expert witness assignments on Argentinian Warrant trading, Icelandic FX and swap trades and Credit Linked Notes.

Testified in the High Court, London. Recognized expert on credit derivatives: Traded bonds, CDS, CLN, TRS, CDO tranches, CDX, CDX tranches, LCDS, Single name CDS swaptions.

Based in London.

Author of Mastering Credit Derivatives (UK and US editions) and Mastering Credit Derivatives & Structured Credit products (Chinese edition).

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Robin Bryant

AIFS

A senior banker with a deep knowledge of policies, procedures and practice for corporate and personal lending and recovery. He has worked on more than 300 expert assignments which have included matters relating to lending to companies and individuals, commercial mortgages, loans with mortgage indemnity, trade finance, development capital and general bank practice.

Testified 16 times at the English High Court, East Caribbean Court and the Irish High Court. A member of the Academy of Experts and a Founding Member of the Expert Witness Institute. CEDR accredited mediator. Formerly a Director at County Bank and senior lending roles at Standard Chartered, N M Rothschild and Riggs AP Bank.

Based in the UK.

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Colin Knight

Colin Knight has over 20 years' experience dealing with pricing and risk management issues.

After graduating from Reading University, Colin spent a decade working in the insurance industry. Studies at Cass Business School led to a move into the investment banking industry and roles at Bankers Trust, Dresdner Bank, ABN AMRO, RBS, Barclays Capital and National Australia Bank. His extensive in-depth experience covers risk management, pricing and trading, interest rates, equities, mutual funds, hedge funds, equity derivatives, exotic equity derivatives, CPPI and fund linked derivatives.

Colin is currently providing expert pricing services to a global bank as part of a regulatory and legal review.

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