Markham Consulting Inc., was established by Professor Jerry W. Markham in 1992. His published works have been cited by the Supreme Court, numerous other federal and state courts and in some 600 law review articles.


Since the company’s inception, its Chairman Jerry Markham has provided consulting, expert witness reports and expert testimony in a broad range of cases involving banking, derivatives and securities transactions.  In addition, Professor Markham has provided expertise on the role and responsibilities of investment advisers, broker-dealers, banks and futures commission merchants.


Jerry Markham has acted as an expert consulting on trade practice issues in the securities and derivatives markets, he has addressed manipulation claims, hedge fund activities, banking practices and other issues involving the financial markets.

Address by Professor Markham to ABA Committee

Regulation of Derivative Financial Instruments (Swaps, Options and Futures)
West Academic (2014)
Ronald H. Filler & Jerry W. Markham

Research Handbook On Securities Regulation In The United States
co-editor with Rigers Gjyshi, Elgar Press (2014).

Law Enforcement and the History of Financial Market Manipulation

A Financial History of the United States
From Enron Era Scandals to the Subprime Crisis (2004-2006),N.Y., M.E. Sharpe.
A Financial History of the United States
From the Subprime Crisis to the Great Recession (2006-2009), N.Y., M.E. Sharpe.Purchase Here »
A Financial History of Modern U.S. Corporate Scandals
From Enron to Reform, M.E. Sharpe 2005.

13 & 13A Commodities Regulation
Manipulation & Other Claims
West Group
Two volumes
(updated annually)

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Broker Dealer Operations Under Securities and Commodities Law
23 & 23A
Financial Responsibilities, Credit Regulation, and Customer Protection, West Group, 2002, Two Volumes (Second Edition with T. Hazen) (updated annually)

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The following are cases in which he has acted as an expert:

    • Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. U.S. Bank, N.A., No. 13-Civ-2041-LRR (N.D. Iowa) (2014).
    • Confidential arbitration in a price manipulation case involving an agricultural product (2013).
    • In re Refco, Inc., Securities Litigation Case. No. 07-md-1902 (JSR) (S.D.N.Y. 2012).
    • Grede v. FCStone, LLC, Case No.09-00136 (N.D. Ill. 2012).
    • U.S. Futures Exchange, LLC v. Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Civ. No. 04 C 6756 (N.D. Ill. 2009).
    • Grede v. The Bank of New York
      No. 08C2582
      N.D. Ill. 2010
    • Confidential arbitration involving issues related to high frequency trading firm
    • In re Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. and Enron Creditors Recovery Corp. v. Citigroup, Inc.
      Case No. 01-16034 (AJG)
      S.D.N.Y. Bankruptcy Ct. 2007
    • Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Oystacher/ 3Red Trading LLC, Civ. No. 15-cv-09196 (N.D. Ill. 2016).
    • Bacchi v. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Civ. No. 12-11280-DJC (D. Mass. 2016).
    • Gilmore v. Carey, Case No. 2010 L 008708 (Cook County, Ill. 2015).
    • Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. M.F. Global Holdings Ltd., Civ. No. 12-MD-2338 and Civ. No. 1:11-cv-07866 (S.D.N.Y. 2015).

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