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Why You Should Attend
2021 marks the 26th year of this exceptional program, which is considered the premier consumer financial services CLE program in the country.
The CFPB, FTC, HUD and Federal banking agencies are making leadership and priority changes to realign themselves with pre-Trump administration goals and embrace new priorities, including reinvigorating consumer protection and pursuing racial justice initatives. State regulators and attorneys general, which stepped up to fill the void during the Trump administration with increased enforcement, are seizing on a fresh opportunity to collaborate with their Federal partners to move their agendas. The volume of private litigation, particularly under the TCPA and FCRA, also remains high. At the same time, the recovering U.S. economy and the increase in technological innovation (including artificial intelligence, data aggregation and Blockchain) has continued to spur new entrants into the consumer financial services industry and the offering of new products by existing players in the industry.
This popular 1.5-day event will bring together faculty representing a wide range of perspectives ranging from Federal and State regulatory and enforcement agency representatives to experienced defense, in house counsel and consumer advocates who will bring you up to speed on what they are focusing on now and the areas in which the risk of private litigation, including class actions, remains high. They will focus on how the panoply of Federal and State laws applies to the broad range of consumer financial services, including mortgages; auto finance; credit, debit and prepaid cards; student loans; marketplace lending and fintech; payday, auto title and installment lending; and deposit accounts.
Join us and our esteemed faculty for an insightful review of the intersection between new technologies and new products and the reinvigorated regulatory environment.
What You Will Learn
- Hear directly from the sources and from outside commentators about priorities at the Federal regulatory agencies
- Understand the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Duguid v. Facebook and other factors on individual and class action litigation
- Hear about regulatory and enforcement initiatives of the State regulators and attorneys general
- Explore the potential impact of the CFPB’s new debt collection rules on the regulatory and litigation fronts
- Get the latest updates on credit reporting, privacy and data security
- Hear about regulatory and litigation trends involving deposit accounts and retail banking
- Earn up to one full hour of Ethics credit exploring the unique professional responsibility challenges practitioners face in the consumer financial services space
Who Should Attend
All professionals involved in consumer financial services, including lawyers, legal and compliance professionals, bankers, lenders, debt collectors, credit bureaus, consumer advocates and professors, will gain many practical takeaways from this program.
Program Level: Overview
Intended Audience: All professionals involved in consumer financial services, including lawyers, legal and compliance professionals, bankers, lenders, debt collectors, credit bureaus, consumer advocates and professors, will gain many practical takeaways from this program.
Advanced Preparation: None