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Lender Legal Update Call

November 5 at 12:00 pm EDT

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Lender Legal Update: Presented by the Offit Kurman Financial Institutions Regulatory Group

Lender Legal Update is a monthly half-hour call-in to address the latest regulatory and legal information from a practical business perspective. In this information-packed half-hour, Ari Karen and Daniella Casseres, attorneys with the Offit Kurman Financial Institutions Regulatory group, will examine the latest trends, strategies, and practices impacting the lending industry.  This listen-only session discusses the impact these trends may have on a lender’s business, the potential solutions, and opportunities.


  • Daniella Casseres, Principal and Chair, Financial Institutions Regulatory
  • Ari Karen, Principal, Financial Institutions Regulatory

Date & Time

  • First Friday of each month
  • 12pm ET | 11am CT | 10am MT | 9am PT


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.




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. In addition to being known for aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients, Mr. Karen is widely complimented for his business friendly attitude and creativity, advising clients on legal and regulatory compliance in a manner that is practical and sensitive to business considerations. Mr. Karen's approach affords his clients the opportunity to remain both compliant and competitive in an environment with ever increasing business and legal challenges.


Offit Kurman’s Financial Institutions Regulatory group offers legal representation and counseling to ensure our clients in the mortgage industry remain compliant, effective, and successful in light of ongoing regulatory changes. From representing clients before federal and state agencies to advising businesses on corporate transactions regarding the latest rules affecting their industries, our approach combines attorney insight across practice areas with the goal of enhancing the value of each client’s business.


November 5
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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