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Scott Walster

Scott Walster

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Assistant Director, Office of Litigation Economics, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
Washington, DC, USA


Scott is an Assistant Director and Financial Economist in the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis of the SEC. He is part of a team of economists that supports the SEC’s enforcement actions with economic and data analysis, such as designing processes to identify manipulative trading activities, using statistical tests to evaluate trading and investment outcomes, assessing the impacts of false disclosures by corporations and estimating ill-gotten gains and investor harm. The Office of Litigation Economics provides its expertise at all stages of the enforcement process, including analyzing referrals and whistleblower submissions during investigations, providing expert testimony in the context of litigation and supporting the distribution of recovered funds to harmed investors. 
   
Scott received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining the SEC in 2012, Scott was a Vice President at Global Economics Group, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in the application of economic and finance principles in the context of litigation and regulation.
Scott Walster is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Economic and Risk Analysis - The SEC Speaks in 2018, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Economic and Risk Analysis - Economic and Risk Analysis, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Economic and Risk Analysis - Economic and Risk Analysis, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs The SEC Speaks in 2018, Saturday, March 03, 2018, Washington, DC
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