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Valuing Employee Stock Options

Valuing Employee Stock Options

Our expert Ron Rudkin was retained by a worldwide gaming company to determine the fair value of its outstanding employee stock options (EDOs). The valuations, which were required to consummate a merger with another firm, were challenging because of the large number of complex features of the ESOs being valued. The ESOs in this case study had features that were different from those of the instruments typically awarded by the firm, including stock prices that are no longer at-the-money, market-based mechanisms, accelerated vesting and time-varying inputs, which cause the models traditionally used to value ESOs (Modified Black-Scholes and Hull and ...
Patent Cases in the United States

Patent Cases in the United States

Nathan experts have substantial experience in providing expert analysis and testimony in cases and projects involving patented technology. The cases listed below are representative of the past engagements of the firm. Accuride International, Inc. v. SSW Holding Company Inc. Senior Vice President Russell Mangum provided deposition testimony on behalf of the plaintiff. Dr. Mangum evaluated damages associated with claims of patent infringement regarding residential oven mechanism technology. American Bio Medica Corporation v. Phamatech, Inc. Senior Vice President Stephen Schneider submitted a declaration as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff regarding lost income resulting from alleged patent infringement, trade ...
Herman Miller v. Office Star Products

Herman Miller v. Office Star Products

United States District Court, Central District of California Sue Heinemann acted as the expert witness on behalf of the plaintiff concerning the quantification of defendant’s profit resulting from alleged infringement of various Herman Miller trademarks. Ms. Heinemann’s testimony in federal court led to a jury verdict for damages of $8.4 million ...
Large Commercial Customer Rate Analysis

Large Commercial Customer Rate Analysis

A large commercial power customer in a very competitive business was facing serious potential losses from proposed electricity rate designs with large fixed and demand charges. Dr. Adam Borison led the team that was retained to conduct a thorough analysis of the current rate, the proposed new rates and a variety of alternatives. The analysis was based on a detailed simulation of the customer’s business over multiple years, the impact of different rates on the customer’s costs and sales, and the potential economic damage to the region. The analysis served as the basis of discussions with the local utility and ...
Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) Energy Sector Consulting Services

Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) Energy Sector Consulting Services

Under this $5.5 million contract, Nathan is providing technical support services to the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on gender, social inclusion, and poverty reduction in the development and implementation of energy projects for the MCC threshold and compact programs in Kosovo, Nepal, and Senegal. The compacts, which are at various stages of development, require differing tasks under the umbrella of GSI in the energy sector, including synthesizing existing data and conducting stakeholder consultations to inform compact design, performing GSI assessments of the energy sector in each country, and making recommendations regarding specific activities and approaches for the MCC programs ...
Gender and Social Inclusion Services in Cote d’Ivoire

Gender and Social Inclusion Services in Cote d’Ivoire

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) engaged Nathan through a two-year advisory services contract to provide gender and social inclusion (GSI) assessment and project design services in support of its Compact with the Government of Cote d’Ivoire (GoCI). Through both desk-based literature reviews and fieldwork in Abidjan and Bouake, Nathan’s in-house experts on gender, legal and institutional reform, and employment developed a social and gender inclusion assessment that identified and rigorously analyzed constraints to women’s access to economic opportunities in the education, industrial land, and transport sectors. Using Nathan’s gender analysis tool, the Gender Assessment Checklist and Methodology (GACM), our team ...
Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing

The purpose of this study by Nathan was to provide the World Bank with some quantitative indications of the extent to which the development of additive manufacturing could disrupt trade flows. From a data point of view, a major shift to additive manufacturing would see some goods flows transformed into data flows and trade in services, while scale effects in 3D printing and distribution would tend to orient goods trade towards hubs that are yet to be established on a firm footing. Given that additive manufacturing is still in the process of being developed at scale, Nathan sought to answer ...
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Competition Assessments

Nathan has worked closely with leading law firms in India to undertake competition assessment for various mergers and acquisitions in India. Our assessment included understanding the industry including demand and supply as well as the relevant regulation influencing the industry, determination of the relevant product and geographic markets, assessment of market shares and concentration in the market, analysis of efficiencies resulting from the proposed combination (if any), and assessing whether the proposed transaction is likely to adversely affect competition in the market based on factors such as barriers to entry, vertical integration, likelihood of a significant sustainable price increase, etc ...