Dr. Zhou is a valuation, corporate finance, and accounting expert with more than 15 years of consulting experience.
He specializes in the application of finance, accounting, and taxation principles in a variety of consulting and litigation settings for financial institutions (banking and insurance) and companies in the utility, energy, and pharmaceutical industries. He often advises clients on investment risk analysis and valuation, regulatory policies in the financial industries, bankruptcies, and tax controversies including multinational corporation’s transfer pricing disputes.
Dr. Zhou has served as a consulting expert in several high-profile securities, bankruptcy, and tax litigation matters and has supported academic experts in various stages of the litigation. He primarily focuses on high-stake transfer pricing disputes, the economic analysis of structured finance transactions, and economic substance tests of complex tax transactions. His most recent experience includes leading Brattle’s support of two experts in Nortel’s ongoing bankruptcy allocation and claims proceedings, valuing complex derivatives in a contract termination dispute for Barclays, and providing economics justification for an unsettled tax position on credit derivatives in Ambac’s bankruptcy resolution.
Bin is a member of a number of professional associations, including the American Economic Association, the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the National Association for Business Economics.