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Webinar: Coronavirus – Employment and Regulatory Implications to Lenders
March 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
at 12:00 pm
Coronavirus - Employment and Regulatory Implications to Lenders
Daniella Casseres and Ari Karen
On March 10, New York became the first state to require lenders to submit a coronavirus contingency plan. Lenders must be prepared to have plans to face the employment and regulatory challenges that may lie ahead. Lenders may need to update employment practices/policies and/or take steps to avoid incurring losses associated with pending loan applications.
During this webinar will discuss the legal and practical issues facing lenders associated with the coronavirus, as well as addressing:
- Avoiding lock extensions fees
- LO Comp on interest rate reductions
- Americans With Disabilities Act, FMLA, WARN Act
- Remote work station regulatory requirements
- Sick leave policies and state laws
- Closed offices and employee wages
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 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 OFFIT KURMAN
Offit Kurman, one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. With 15 offices and nearly 250 lawyers who counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice, Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration. For more information, visit www.offitkurman.com.
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