About CFR

Crowninshield Financial Research answers the demand for expert analysis and testimony in economics, finance, and accounting. Our Boston-based consulting firm provides independent and objective studies, analyses, research services, expert witness testimony, and consulting and advisory services to nationally recognized law firms, financial institutions, multinational corporations, and government agencies.

Our professionals have been acclaimed by the legal and academic communities for their masterful problem-solving. Crowninshield’s experts are distinguished by their thoughtful research, creative analytical approaches, and sustained support of clients through every phase of an engagement. Thoroughness, rigor, and independence – the hallmarks of Crowninshield services – ensure clear and compelling conclusions to even the most complex problems.

Crowninshield Financial Research was founded by Professor Steven P. Feinstein. His combined experience in academia and consulting spans more than 20 years.

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News & Events

  • American Realty Capital Properties Inc. Securities Litigation

    September 10, 2019. Parties in the American Realty Capital Properties securities litigation (Southern District of New York) reached an agreement to settle the case for $1.02 billion. American Realty Capital Properties currently known as Vereit. Plaintiffs had alleged that American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. engaged in fraudulent accounting over several years and made materially false […]

  • Banc of California, Inc. Securities Litigation

    October 31, 2019. Parties in the Banc of California securities matter (Central District of California) reached an agreement to settle the case for $19.75 million. Plaintiffs had alleged material misrepresentations and omissions regarding business relationships between the Company, its executives, and a convicted securities fraudster. Professor Steven Feinstein of Babson College and Crowninshield Financial Research […]

  • The Southern Company Securities Litigation

    On August 22, 2019, the Court in The Southern Company Securities matter certified a class of common stock investors.

  • Twitter, Inc. Securities Litigation

    On July 17, 2018 the Honorable Jon S. Tigar certified a class of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Twitter, Inc. common stock.

  • Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. Securities Litigation

    On June 8, 2018 the Honorable Roger W. Titus certified a class of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Emergent Biosolutions, Inc. common stock.

  • Eletrobras Securities Litigation

    On May 1, 2018, parties in the Eletrobras securities litigation reached an agreement to settle the case.

  • Aeterna Zentaris, Inc. Securities Litigation

    On February 28, 2018 the Honorable Peter Sheridan of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey certified a class of investors in Aeterna Zentaris, Inc.

  • LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. Securities Litigation

    On February 26, 2018, parties in the LeapFrog Enterprises Inc. securities litigation reached an agreement to settle the case.