FINANCE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Commercial Bank Allegedly Violates Bond Redemption Regulations FINANCE Expert Case

This case involves US savings bonds worth $500,000 that were cashed at a bank in California without the knowledge or consent of the bond owner. The bank claimed that the owner of the bonds gave verbal permission for a coworker to come in and cash the bonds …

Bank Found Negligent In Instituting Anti Money Laundering Policies FINANCE Expert Case

This case involves a bank in Chicago that served as a trustee to a large insurance company. The trust account contained eligible securities valued at $15 million. The bank subsequently allowed a third-party to deposit ineligible securities into the account …

Parent Company Is Accused Of Wrongfully Terminating Franchise FINANCE Expert Case

Parent Company Is Accused Of Wrongfully Terminating Franchise

This is a class action lawsuit involving the termination of a franchise. It was alleged that the parent company terminated the franchise in violation of the California Franchise Act, which states a franchisor must have good cause to terminate a franchise.  …

Fraudulent Tax Credit Purchases Harm Plaintiffs’ Credit Scores FINANCE Expert Case

This case involves several high-income individuals who purchased tax credits that were later denied as fraudulent, resulting in the individuals receiving notices of tax deficiency for the years of the tax credit. Specifically, the individuals purchased tax …

Investment Broker Is Accused Of FINRA Violations FINANCE Expert Case

Investment Broker Is Accused Of FINRA Violations

This defamation case involves a broker who had a non-discretionary account with two clients. The clients invested approximately $500,000 into the account and lost $100,000. As a result, the clients created a website about the broker with numerous allegatio …

Bank Allegedly Finances Domestic Terrorist Attack FINANCE Expert Case

Bank Allegedly Finances Domestic Terrorist Attack

…  domestic economic sanctions, conducted illicit trade-finance transactions, and disguised financial payments in order to support and finance the terrorist group that committed the attack. An expert in …

Financial Advisor Fails To Adequately Support Development Project FINANCE Expert Case

…  hired to advise on a number of issues, including export finance. The railroad company terminated its agreement with the advisor due to …  to advise on a number of critical issues, including export finance. An expert in financial advising with experience in export finance to …

Transit Agency Breaches Commercial Real Estate Contract FINANCE Expert Case

Transit Agency Breaches Commercial Real Estate Contract

This case involves a real-estate development project near a new metro station. The metropolitan transit agency, which runs the metro rail system, controlled the real estate in question, because of its proximity to the metro station. The transit agency soli …

Private Equity Fund Receives Low Conversion On International Bonds FINANCE Expert Case

This case involves a plaintiff private equity fund that owned zero coupon bonds convertible into the common stock issued by an entertainment company. The private equity fund converted its bonds and received fewer shares of common stock on conversion than i …