Bank operations expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in banking, lending, banking law, and/or banking regulations. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Important banking operational activities include Acceptance of Deposits; Lending of Funds; Clearing of Checks; Remittance of Funds; Lockers & Safe Deposits; Bill Payment Services; Online Banking; Credit & Debit Cards; Overseas Banking Services; Wealth Management; and Investment Banking. Covering such a wide array of services and responsibilities, banking operations experts are in high demand. Representative matters that call for a banking expert for financial institution litigation involve legal issues pertaining to:
Litigation support by a bank operations expert witness could represent either the plaintiff or defendant, and expert witness services could include document review, an expert report, expert opinion, expert testimony, and/or courtroom testimony. In addition, clients may seek a banking industry expert for pre-litigation consulting services. While many experts have expertise in banking matters, an expert witness carries the additional responsibility of providing testimony before the court in a manner whereby lay people can understand the litigation matters and evidence.
Cahn Litigation Services is the expert witness placement service provider of choice by law firm clients to locate a banking expert witness to support banking and financial services matters.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Bank Operations experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Bank Operations landscape.
This expert has many years' experience in bank operations, consulting, and expert witness testimony. This expert specializes in the areas of bank payment operations, check/image clearing and settlement, teller and ATM deposit processing, float, ACH and electronic payment processing, and correspondent banking. This expert is experienced as an expert at trial, in depositions, and in reports prepared for the court. This expert brings a unique combination of hands-on management and consulting experience with the ability to condense complex financial procedures into clear, understandable terms for the court and the jury. In addition, this expert's contacts and access to management at key financial institutions keep this expert up-to-date on procedures, products, technology, and regulation. This expert began an expert witness career years ago, representing a major financial institution in a multi-million dollar lawsuit involving posting procedure, kiting, check processing, and float management. Since the successful outcome of that suit this expert has continued to accept cases, along with occupations as a consultant and as a financial services company employee.
This expert began a banking career in trainee positions with a Federal Reserve Bank and as a financial analyst with a depository trust company. This expert's banking operations management positions included coordinating check clearing services, designing float reports, and reducing non-earning assets. As a Senior Principal, a bank payment, consulting and technology provider, this expert provided project management expertise and consulting to a client base composed primarily of the top 25 banking institutions in the US. This expert's specific areas of expertise addressed market segmentation, deposit product design and analysis, electronic payments, revenue enhancement, and check/ACH/image processing.
This expert was editor and author of a bi-monthly, national newsletter for bank operations, check processing, and ACH professionals. This expert conducted research on trends in bank operations, cash management, and fraud detection and control.
This expert has been active in industry forums, conducting presentations for the Bank Administration Institute (BAI), Association of Financial Professionals, and The Association for Work Process Improvement. This expert has designed and facilitated national seminars on payment issues and has fostered thought leadership through white paper publications on Regulation CC, ACH Processing, and Correspondent Banking.
This expert is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Professional and brings many years of securities industry expertise to the table. This expert's career includes serving as Chief Compliance Officer of public and private financial services institutions, managing and directing the AML, compliance, controls and risks of various businesses in the financial services industry and years of sales and management in other retail businesses. This expert held Municipal Principal responsibilities at financial services and supervised options business at financial services institutions as either Senior Registered Option Principal or Compliance Registered Option Principal. This expert served on the FINRA Committee that created the Operations Professional Series 99 and is a frequent panelist and facilitator at industry conferences and regional and national meetings. This expert is well-prepared to serve as an expert witness for financial services institutions from testifying as the company representative for three financial services institutions in 15 arbitrations. To remain prepared for paid board service this expert is trained in SOX requirements.
This expert began a career as an internal auditor with a National Bank. This expert helped community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant this expert has assisted community financial institutions with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, deposit and loan operations, company policies and general accepted accounting principles. This expert has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo financial institutions. This expert has spent many years in the financial institution, and mortgage industries. This expert understands, first hand, the impact of changes that have occurred in these industries and most importantly, how these changes impact customers; especially business owners' ability to obtain capital and loans that they need to operate and grow their companies. That's why a large part of this expert's practice is devoted to helping consult with community financial institutions, including non-bank, as these changes affect them.
This expert leads a national consulting practice. This expert specializes in a wide array of real estate and mortgage specialties, including bank fraud, mortgage origination, underwriting, and sub-prime/stated income fraud analysis. This expert provides litigation consulting and expert witness services, as well as financial research and damage calculations.
This expert’s firm has been retained in over 500 civil and criminal cases, and worked with clients as varied as banks, insurance companies, state government agencies and escrow companies. Two cases concerned FHA brokerage operations. Some of the services this expert provides include:
Litigation Consulting in Civil & Criminal Cases
Mortgage Document Review and Analysis
Evaluation of Bank Underwriting Practices
Evaluation of FHA/VA Underwriting Practices
Lenders' Standards of Care & Due Diligence
Predatory Lending Abuses
Mortgage Broker Malpractice
Real Estate Broker Standards and Practices
Title Issues (title chain, zoning) and Interpretation
Escrow and Title Procedures & Closing Practices
Real Estate-Related Economic Damages
Short Sale Fraud & Wrongful Foreclosure Actions
Lenders' Misconduct in Processing Loan Modifications
Dual-tracking: Loan Modification Concurrent with Foreclosure
This expert divides time between being an adjunct professorship at a Business School at a major University, and as a consultant. Prior to the consultancy, this expert was a Senior financial Economist and then financial Team Leader at a Federal Reserve Bank. This expert holds a PhD and a Masters in Operations Research. This expert is extremely well published, with over 10 professional publications and has deep experience as an expert witness in financial and trading litigations.
Founder and President of an independent financial technologies consultancy, this expert has designed and managed major management consulting and technology projects for 58 major domestic and foreign banks and Wall Street firms, including the design, purchase, and installation of more than $2.4 billion worth of telecommunications, computer technology, software and specialized hardware. This expert works with the entire spectrum of modern financial services technology, including trading telecommunications and computers, LAN/WAN design, communications cabling, wireless communications, front and back office financial processing systems, security software and devices, and special hardware and software projects of all types. This expert serves as an Expert Witness in telecom and computer matters in state and federal courts, and also does General Management Consulting Engagements, Market Research and Strategic Planning. This expert has both courtroom and deposition experience. A respected designer of original computer hardware and software for the financial services industry, this expert is the inventor of a Wireless Integrated Trading System, a 20Mb/s bandwidth infrared system used for trading room disaster recovery; an electronic office access system, installed in major office buildings nationwide; and a microprocessor system for measuring productivity in 'moving line' situations, installed at shuttle operations at a major airport and various bank branches. This expert completed the systems design and programming of an online foreign exchange trading system for a hedge fund. This expert studied Computer Science, Business Administration, and Electronics Engineering. This expert writes for technical media, and is the author of several books on banking, computers and telecommunications, as well as many articles in the financial press. This expert is a Member of IEEE, AIIE, ASM, and EFTA.
This expert is an active lender with many years of experience in Banking, Finance, and Real Estate Lending, and is experienced in Trial and Deposition Testimony. This expert was in the commercial banking industry for many years before leaving to form a commercial Real Estate lending company. This firm is a licensed Finance Lender and Bureau of Real Estate Broker. The company provides services to banks, non-banks, and individuals in need of creative financing solutions.
With many years of experience in banking and real estate, this expert's market knowledge and transactional experience has allowed this expert to work in a consulting and expert witness capacity for many clients over the years. This expert has transacted hundreds of real estate and non-real estate loan negotiations in times of economic growth as well as downturns in the economy. This expert's extensive credit background arms this expert with the understanding of how banks and other lenders operate internally.
This expert is a licensed Real Estate Broker and the firm is a Finance Lender and Broker. This expert's areas of expertise include:
This expert has been providing expert witness and consulting services. This expert has been designated over 65 times as an expert in 7 different states concerning matters relating to lending, real estate, construction finance, SBA lending, brokerage, hard money lending and investment issues. This expert's experience includes both Federal and State court cases where he has provided deposition testimony, trial testimony and arbitration testimony.