M.A., economics, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis; B.A., finance, Nanjing University
Summary of Experience
Mr. Ji specializes in the application of economics and finance to litigation matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), valuation, financial instruments, and tax. He has significant experience supporting academic and industry experts, as well as providing consulting assistance to clients. Mr. Ji has examined all aspects of M&A, including bid premiums, public and private benefits of control, deal terms, sales mechanisms, negotiation processes, shareholder activism, advisor fees, and consequences of breaching non-disclosure or standstill agreements. His valuation experience includes analyzing real estate, telecommunications, energy, public transportation, medical devices, and banking and brokerage assets. In the bankruptcy area, he applies his valuation skills to solvency and fraudulent conveyance analyses. Mr. Ji has managed case teams in matters involving various types of financial instruments and markets, including foreign currencies, auction-rate securities, precious metals, and fixed-income derivatives. He has also assessed the economic substance of various complex tax shelter transactions. In addition, he has provided econometric analyses in matters related to accounting restatements and securities fraud. Mr. Ji’s research papers have been published in Financial Analysts Journal and The Business Lawyer.
- Center Partners Ltd. et al. v. Urban Shopping Centers LP. et al.
- In re Appraisal of SWS Group Inc CA No 10554-VCG
- In re: Alibaba Group Holding Limited Securities Litigation
- In re: John Q. Hammons Fall 2006, LLC
- In re: Starz Stockholder Litigation
- Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. v. Vulcan Materials Company
The Business Lawyer, Vol. 71, No. 2, Spring 2016
Financial Analysts Journal