David K.A. Mordecai was invited to speak on a panel of experts to discuss Key Issues for Boards of Directors: Opportunities and Challenges in CyberTech. The focus of the panel was on liability issues and corporate governance concerns associated with cybersecurity, data privacy. The topic of Dr. Mordecai’s remarks, entitled Cyborg Commerce: Corporate Risk Governance and Liability on The Wild Frontier, specifically focused on practical considerations regarding the implications of computational economics and statistics for data forensics, cybersecurity and digital discovery. The event was part of a worldwide series of events organized by Directors Roundtable, and was held on October 1, 2013 at Weil, Gotshall & Manges LLP, New York.
The panelists joining Dr Mordecai were the following:
- William Boeck, Senior Vice President, Insurance & Claims Counsel, Lockton Companies,
- Michael Epstein, Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP,
- Paul Ferillo, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP,
- Robert Jones, Global Head, Financial Lines Specialty Claims, AIG.
David K.A. Mordecai is President of Risk Economics, a New York City based advisory firm that applies rigorous analytics to large-scale real world geopolitical and socioeconomic issues relating to demographics and macroeconomics. The firm’s expertise includes domains within finance, regulation, political risk, commerce and consumer behavior, labor, housing, immigration, global population, resource allocation environment, health and aging.
As lead for the Risk Economics® litigation and arbitration advisory practice, Dr. Mordecai serves as an expert on loss causation and economic damages related to market structure, financial institutions governance, and complex issues related to finance, economics and market standards and practices within securities, derivatives, reinsurance, and commodities markets, as well as market structure within a broad range of non-financial industry sectors. His expertise includes financial engineering, the valuation of fixed income securities and structured products, including over-the-counter derivatives (in particular fixed income and credit derivatives), complex insurance and reinsurance liabilities, as well as asset liability and risk management models and practices. Having testified extensively at deposition, trial, arbitration and international arbitration, David Mordecai has been admitted as an expert in federal, state and county courts, and cited favorably in court decisions.