Industries Financial

HSSK is regularly engaged to provide litigation consulting and valuation services on matters in the financial services industry. Our experienced practitioners include Certified Public Accountants, Accredited Senior Appraisers, Chartered Financial Analysts, and Certified Fraud Examiners, as well as former bank personnel who have served as a senior commercial loan officer, investment officer, chief financial officer, chief operating officer, and chief executive officer of financial institutions.

We specialize in evaluating bank activities in the context of federal and state regulations, internal policies and procedures and what is considered normal and customary industry practices, as well as in the calculation and evaluation of damages claims. Our experts have written reports and testified in deposition and at trial in local, state and federal courts involving the following issues.

  • Residential, commercial, construction & real estate lending practices
  • Commercial & industrial lending practices
  • Bank deposit operations and management
  • Wire transfer practices
  • Letter of credit practices
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Bank policy and procedure compliance
  • Customary banking practice compliance
  • Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance
  • Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance
  • Loan agreement and covenant compliance
  • Director & officer liability & fiduciary duties
  • Investment portfolio management
  • Financial and accounting management
  • Branch operations management


Our experts are regularly engaged to address issues that arise in and out of litigation by various parties in the financial services industry, including:

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)
  • National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
  • United States Department of Justice (USDOJ)
  • Banks
  • Bank Holding Companies
  • Savings Associations
  • Credit Unions
  • Insurance Companies
  • Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Litigation Trustees
  • Private Lenders
  • Corporations
  • Borrowers of all types


Representative Engagements

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  • Business Valuation

  • Litigation Consulting

  • Financial Restructuring