MERIBETH BANASCHIK, MBA

Partner- Fraud Investigation & Dispute ServicesEYConnect

COMPETENCES

International Litigation International Arbitration

REFERENCES

Coordination with entities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Justice and US state investigators supporting their investigation into investment contracts.
Defended a German company against a UK company with claims estimated to be $2.8 billion regarding a dispute of contractual obligations.
Defended a German company against a French company and American company for a claimed $1.68 billion in damages regarding allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation in relation to accounting matters and CDO investment transactions.
Defended a German company alongside the three major rating agencies against what started as a class action lawsuit with unspecified damages in New York.
Mediation against a major UK company in liquidation involving contractual obligations of each party.

CAREER

Bachelor of Arts at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Major: International Studies, Minor: Business Administration
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at St. Mary’s Graduate School, San Antonio, Texas Thesis: International Arbitration and Mediation, Business Perspective

Juris Doctor at St. Mary’s University of Law, San Antonio, Texas,Thesis: International Arbitration and Mediation, Legal Perspective

Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy, specialization in courtroom presentation

Experience at Barrett Daffin Frappier Turner & Engel Dallas, Texas

Experience as Vice president of a German bank in Düsseldorf 

LANGUAGES

English (native language) German

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

International Commercial Arbitration - A German Perspective (with Clemens Stauder), in: ICA Arbitration Quarterly, Vol. 182 July-September 2014
Internationale E-Discovery und Information Governance, 2011

Texas Mortgage Banking Association, Real Estate Desk Reference Book, October, 2008
Title Discrepancies and Resolution Require Special Attention, in: Servicing Management, September, 2007 Deciphering the Mysterious Legal Description, in: Dallas Bar Association, Headnotes, July 2007

Deciphering the Mysterious Legal Description, in: USFN America’s Mortgage Banking Attorneys Report, October 11, 2005
Wrote case summaries for Keeping Current Article, in: Probate & Property, May 2003 – May 2004