Branko bio 2
Personal Interests

Dr. Branko Jovanovic is a senior consultant in The Brattle Group’s securities and finance practice. He specializes in providing economic analysis and expert testimony in the areas of securities and finance, and consumer protection across a wide range of industries.

Dr. Jovanovic has assisted numerous clients in responding to formal investigations and requests for data and analyses from regulatory entities such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), offices of State Attorneys General, and self-regulating organizations such as Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and U.S. stock exchanges. He has provided testimony before the SEC, the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration, the American Arbitration Association, and in various federal and state courts.

He has extensive experience in analyzing the determinants of loan performance for residential mortgages and for financial instruments collateralized by residential mortgages, and evaluating credit rating determinants and valuation of debt issuances. He has expertise in estimating the damages that arise in complex litigation, shareholder class actions, and ERISA class actions.

Dr. Jovanovic’s research has been published in Review of Income and Wealth, Economics of Transition, the World Bank Economic Review, and Law360. He has lectured at continuing legal education forums, and taught graduate econometrics at New York University and Johns Hopkins University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University.

Representative Engagements
Target Date Funds: Economic, Regulatory, and Legal Trends
September 2017
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
July 17, 2017
Published in Law360

This article evaluates a proposed remedy that would allow investors to hold shares in one company in a concentrated industry, or limit their shareholdings to no more than one percent of the industry.

Testing for Materiality in Volatile Markets
January 14, 2010
Branko Jovanovic and Edward Fox
Published in Securities Law360: Litigation, Policy & People News

Branko lives in Washington, DC with his husband and son, and their dog and two cats. He enjoys entertaining friends and family, knitting and travelling. Branko is a member of Washington, D.C. LGBT Bar Association.