Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans
Firm:
Office:
909 Third Avenue
10022
City:
New York
State:
New York
Country:
USA

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Expert Witnesses

Mr Evans is an expert in global financial derivatives markets; asset/contract valuation; trading practices in physical, financial, and hybrid instruments; risk management practices; and hedging techniques in financial and commodity markets. He has performed a wide variety of consulting work in relation to strategy, valuation, regulatory inquiries, and risk advisory for major commercial firms, marketers, hedge funds, and global financial institutions. He is an expert in the analysis of high-frequency trading (HFT) data from a variety of securities and futures markets, and has over 10 years of experience in re-creating and examining various trading strategies embedded deep in the trading “tape”.

Mr Evans has provided litigation support in many high-profile derivatives cases and has testified at trial as an expert in derivatives markets and trading data analysis in landmark cases such as USA v Coscia and CFTC v DRW. He has been recognised as an expert in commodities markets and trading data analysis in US district court and has also offered expert testimony in US state, UK high court and other venues.

Mr Evans was formerly a director at Barclays Capital (Barcap), where he was head of US commodities valuations and new business. In this role, Mr Evans led Barcap's valuations team, which was responsible for valuation controls, valuations testing, and various market research, risk management and control analyses. Earlier in his career, he worked as an inter-dealer derivatives broker and a risk management analyst.

WWL says: Matthew Evans "is great in front of authorities", say peers, who "can always trust him to say the right thing". They add, "He is thorough, smart and practical."

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