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Fair Lending: A Quickly Changing Landscape
March 18 at 2:00 pm EDT
Regulators armed with political mandate and new data are getting aggressive. Are you ready for them?
Many anticipated that the change in administration combined with the current cultural and political climate would result in a renewed focus on Fair Lending. It appears that future is here and independent mortgage banks will have to do far more than what has been historically expected of them.
Join Ari Karen and Daniella Casseres, attorneys with the Offit Kurman law firm, on Thursday, March 18 at 2pm EST as they discuss new standards, how to set up effective compliance and marketing protocols, and other ways to avoid costly investigations.
During this special briefing, you will learn:
- New requirements: state and federal changes and enforcement efforts
- Practical self-assessments: identify problems before they identify you
- Corrective actions: avoiding cures that create other liabilities
- The ground floor: what every lender should be doing today
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ABOUT ARI KAREN
Ari Karen is an experienced litigator and speaker who has focused his practice in representing financial institutions in both government investigations and litigation before state and federal trial and appellate courts nationwide.
Mr. Karen's practice is diverse, representing clients on matters concerning banking regulations, Dodd Frank financial reform laws, contractual disputes, employment and labor statutes, wage-hour class actions, employment discrimination and fair lending matters, whistleblower complaints and non-competition claims, among others.
ABOUT DANIELLA CASSERES
Daniella Casseres’ legal practice focuses on laws and regulations governing mortgage lenders, mortgage brokers, financial institutions and consumer finance companies. She regularly advises clients on state and federal compliance laws and regulations including fair lending, advertising, licensing, privacy, TILA, RESPA, FHA, FCRA, and BSA requirements.
Ms. Casseres drafts and reviews wholesale lending and mortgage loan purchase agreements, and structures loan originator compensation for mortgage companies. She also represents clients in federal and state regulatory investigations and assists in related litigation matters.
ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN
At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, professionals who help maximize and protect business value and personal wealth. In every interaction, we focus on furthering our clients’ objectives and provide timely services and within budget, all while focusing on the clients’ interests and goals.
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