Consumer Financial Services Group Highlights Key Legal Issues at MBA Conference

Members of the K&L Gates Consumer Financial Services Group will speak on key topics at the upcoming MBA Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference in Boca Raton, FL (May 19-22).

Melanie Brody will discuss a topic on everyone’s radar — fair lending and disparate impact — on Tuesday morning (May 21) , with a repeat session on Tuesday afternoon . Melanie also will facilitate a fair lending roundtable discussion on Tuesday afternoon.

Paul Hancock will address major litigation and enforcement trends on Monday afternoon (May 20).

Philip Schulman will speak at the Government Housing round table on Monday afternoon (May 20) about FHA Landmines, including the perils to the Online Annual Certification, the increase in False Claims Act cases against approved mortgagees, and indemnification demands of Lender Insurance participants.

Nanci Weissgold will participate on both the Sunday (May 19) and Tuesday (May 21) panels on the CFPB National Servicing Standards (“NSS”) and other servicing requirements. Come to the dive deep session on Sunday afternoon for an overview of the RESPA and TILA provisions of the NSS. On Tuesday, Nanci will focus on non-default servicing standards, including challenges with implementing error resolution, information requests, record retention and general policy and procedure requirements.

In addition, many of our group’s attorneys are attending the conference. We look forward to seeing you all in Boca!

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