Seminar January 29 -30, 2015

American Conference Institute's 21st National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation

Event Detail
January 29 -30, 2015
New York, NY

Frank Hirsch was a featured speaker during the session "Fair Lending: Ramped Up Enforcement; DOJ and CFPB Involvement; 'Disparate Impact' Theory of Discrimination as a Litigation Game Changer; Defending and Managing the Latest Predatory and Abusive Lending Claims Including Discriminatory Pricing/Steering; and the Latest Settlement Orders, Themes and Implications" at this conference hosted by the American Conference Institute. The following topics were covered during the presentation:

    • Assessing the status of "disparate impact" in lending litigation and enforcement
    • Evolving definitions of “fair lending”
    • Recent litigation developments: allegations of discriminatory pricing or steering
    • Fair lending settlement orders, themes and implications: negotiating successful resolutions
    • Interplay between UDAAP and fair lending
    • Fair Housing Act as the basis for disparate impact claims
    • DI claims in cases where lenders choose only QM safe harbor or QRM loans because of liability and financing imperatives (reputational, PR and monetary risk)
    • Assessing recent discrimination cases and actions, and defending against the latest claims alleging fair lending violations
    • How state and federal agencies are approaching fair lending issues
    • Preparing for enhanced scrutiny of fair lending issues by the CFPB and DOJ
    • Evaluating and assessing recent and emerging CFPB and DOJ enforcement actions

January 29-30, 2015
New York Marriott Downtown / New York, NY

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