BANKING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Derivatives Expert Opines on Banking Violations BANKING Expert Case

Derivatives Expert Opines on Banking Violations

…  properly recording their losses, a violation of the banking industry regulations, and was therefore liable for damages. …

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own BANKING Expert Case

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own

This case takes place in Kentucky and involves a $15 million estate left by a father to his daughter. After receiving the estate, the daughter was severely injured in a car accident which left her brain damaged. For many years after her accident, her uncle …

Lending Bank’s Involvement in Marketing Developer’s Property is Questioned BANKING Expert Case

This case takes place in Florida and involves a bank that was promoting a property with an appraisal value of $21,000,000, (it had provided funding for) to prospective investors. A developer secured financing from a bank to purchase a piece of property. Th …

FINRA Witnesses Comments on Dispute Between Broker and Former Employee BANKING Expert Case

This case involves arbitration before FINRA in which a broker-dealer was sued by a former employee of the company. The employee alleged that he was not paid a bonus because of ulterior motives of the company, while the company alleged that the employee …

Banking Expert Witness Evaluates Floor-Plan Financing Lawsuit BANKING Expert Case

…  career in international, commercial, and retail banking, which included his service as president of National Bank of Arkansas …  an MBA from Indiana University and graduated from two banking schools. According to Wojcik’s deposition, his schooling provided him …

Financial Advisor Allegedly Violates FINRA Rules BANKING Expert Case

Financial Advisor Allegedly Violates FINRA Rules

This case takes place in New York and involves an individual who bought a variety of financial products through through the defendant. They never bought or invested in an individual stock, and had explicitly instructed the defendant as to their desire to  …

Bank alleges other banks breached standards on construction loan BANKING Expert Case

A building company and its owners owed a bank more than $13 million in loans. The loans were secured by all of the builder’s assets and the owners’ assets. One of the owners alerted the bank that he had overstated the assets of the building company whe …

Bank, parties argue over restructuring of bankrupt municipality’s finances BANKING Expert Case

Defendant bank, Wells Fargo, is the indenture trustee of a bankrupt municipality. The litigation stems from the plan for the adjustment of the municipality’s debts. The plan includes valuations for lease agreements on city-owned golf courses, parks and o …

Corporate Governance Expert Witness Examines Allegedly Lax FCPA Oversight BANKING Expert Case

In this case, a corporate governance expert witness was asked to opine on a shareholder derivative action on behalf of a nominal party, an oil and gas company, filed against its board of directors. The action alleges the board failed to install and maintai …