Dr Min Shi, CFA

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Min is an expert in the fields of corporate finance and financial valuation. She has worked on many commercial litigation and arbitration cases in a variety of industries, such as banking and financial services, construction, energy and mining, and insurance. She has submitted many expert reports regarding the quantum of damages and has testified in the High Court in London and the ICC Court of Arbitration in Paris. Outside of litigation and arbitration, Min has advised companies in regulatory price control determinations in the UK and prepared submissions to the UK Competition Commission and the Competition Appeal Tribunal.

Before joining Oxera in 2010, Min worked in the finance practice of a global economic consultancy firm based in the USA, mostly on securities class action lawsuits (section 10b-5 and section 11 cases) and bankruptcy cases. From 2010 to 2011, she was also a lecturer in Economics at Queen’s College and Associated Fellow at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Since then, Min has taught various courses in the University’s Economics Department and the Saïd Business School. From 2001 to 2005 Min was Assistant Professor of Finance at the Business School of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Expert testimony experience

  • Submitted an Expert Report to, and testified before, a tribunal in an ICC-administered arbitration in London on behalf of a private equity firm regarding the financial performance and solvency status of a company it invested in (2016, 2017)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to the High Court of Justice in London regarding the value of a wealth management company, on behalf of a majority owner of the company (2016)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to, and testified before, a tribunal in an LCIA-administered arbitration in relation to a multi-billion damages claim arising from allegations of bribery (2016, 2017)

  • Submitted an Expert Report and a Joint Expert Report to the High Court of Justice in London regarding the value of a set of complex financial structures entered into by two global banks (2016)

  • Submitted an Expert Report and a Joint Expert Report to the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago regarding the appropriate discount rate for determining the lump sum compensation in a personal injury case (2014, 2016)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to a tribunal in an ICC-administered arbitration in London on behalf of an international company regarding its losses due to the breach of a sub-contractor based in the Middle East and North Africa region (2015)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to the High Court of Justice of the Isle of Man regarding the appropriate discount rate in a personal injury case (2015)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to, and testified before, the tribunal in a ICC-administered arbitration on behalf of an international company in relation to a multi-billion claim out of the alleged reputational harm (2014)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris and an Affidavit to the Supreme Court of the State of New York in support of an Italian energy company in an enforcement case (2014)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to, and testified before, the High Court of Justice in London on behalf of Madoff Securities International Limited (MSIL) in the Madoff trial regarding the valuation of certain financial services purchased by MSIL (2013)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to the Royal Court of Guernsey regarding the appropriate discount rate for determining the lump sum compensation in a personal injury case (2013)

  • Submitted an Expert Report to the Royal Court of Jersey on behalf of a large UK insurer, on the quantification of the lump sum compensation amount in a personal injury case; the case settled in favour of the client (2012)

Selected publications

  • Niels, G., Noble, R. and Shi, M. (2014), ‘Economic experts on trial: Can courts rely on the evidence?’, Global Competition Review, 14 April.

  • Griffin, J., Shi, M. and Cox, R. (2011), ‘Estimating Damages in Class Action Securities Litigations’, chapter 10, in Securities Handbook.

  • Svensson, J. and Shi, M. (2006), ‘Political budget cycles: Do they differ across counties and why?’, Journal of Public Economics, 90:8–9, September, pp. 1367–89.

  • Svensson, J. and Shi, M. (2003), ‘Political Budget Cycles: A Review of Recent Development’, Nordic Journal of Political Economy, 29, pp. 67–76.

Qualifications

  • PhD and MA Economics, Harvard University

  • BA International Economics, Beijing University

  • Min Shi is a CFA® charterholder


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