FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath announces formation of strategic alliance with The Claro Group

FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath today announced the formation of a strategic alliance with The Claro Group, one of the nation’s top privately owned management consulting firms with offices in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Austin, TX. To help assure the success of the alliance, professionals from FSG’s Austin office, including Jeffrey … Continue reading "FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath announces formation of strategic alliance with The Claro Group"

CEO Marc Vellrath offers his opinion on tackling Libor losses

FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath offers his opinion in the Bloomberg article “Economists Tackle Puzzle of Libor Losses for Investors.”  This article looks at the difficulties of calculating losses and proving damages for investors involved in the Libor scandal.   “Divergences from key benchmarks have been identified by several researchers and attributed to Libor … Continue reading "CEO Marc Vellrath offers his opinion on tackling Libor losses"

CEO Marc Vellrath’s expert opinion on BP’s oil spill deal cited in Bloomberg

FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath is quoted in the Bloomberg article “BP’s Oil Spill Deal Sours as Claims Add Billions to Cost.” In this article, the flawed and rushed BP settlement made with victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill is evaluated.   BP recently filed an “emergency motion” contending that implementation of … Continue reading "CEO Marc Vellrath’s expert opinion on BP’s oil spill deal cited in Bloomberg"

FSG Helps the IRS Win Important Tax Shelter “Test Case”

The Internal Revenue Service recently won a high-profile tax shelter case involving a complex Structured Trust Advantaged Repackaged Securities (STARS) transaction between the Bank of New York (BoNY) and Barclays Bank. BoNY claimed foreign tax credits and expense deductions on its federal tax returns in connection with the STARS transaction and reported certain income from … Continue reading "FSG Helps the IRS Win Important Tax Shelter “Test Case”"

FSG Chairman and CEO, Marc Vellrath prepares expert reports related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for Halliburton

FSG Chairman and CEO Marc Vellrath recently prepared reports analyzing two settlements between BP and various plaintiffs related to economic and property damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and effects of the oil spill on the health of cleanup workers and Gulf region residents. Dr. Vellrath was assisted by FSG Managing Director Jeff … Continue reading "FSG Chairman and CEO, Marc Vellrath prepares expert reports related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for Halliburton"

FSG Chairman/CEO, Marc Vellrath, offers his opinion on economic research funding

Marc Vellrath, FSG Chairman and CEO, offers his opinion in the The Wall Street Journal letter, “Economist Subsidies Make No Sense, Especially Now.”   Marc Vellrath, Ph.D. Lafayette, Calif. Politicians know that their constituents support budget cuts for everyone else. Rather than help make the case for less federal government spending, Gary Becker and James … Continue reading "FSG Chairman/CEO, Marc Vellrath, offers his opinion on economic research funding"

FSG Affiliate, Paul Pfleiderer, supported by FSG Managing Director, Marc Vellrath Praised by Bankruptcy Court in Barclays/Lehman Dispute

NEW YORK, New York – Monday, February 28, 2011   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jeff Andrien 512-703-4600   Court issues its decisions regarding $13 billion in claims by Lehman arising from Barclays’ September 2008 acquisition of Lehman’s North American broker-dealer business   The U.S. Bankruptcy Court overseeing the acquisition of the North American businesses … Continue reading "FSG Affiliate, Paul Pfleiderer, supported by FSG Managing Director, Marc Vellrath Praised by Bankruptcy Court in Barclays/Lehman Dispute"