Monthly Archives: September 2016

Maurice Wutscher’s Ralph Wutscher to Speak at MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference

ralphWutscherSept. 8, 2016 — Maurice Wutscher’s Ralph Wutscher will discuss key developments in Homeowners Protection Act litigation and compliance at the national Mortgage Banker Association’s Regulatory Compliance Conference in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 18.

Wutscher will be among a panel of expert counsel who will review the latest cases involving mortgage compliance and discuss possible defenses.

The conference will be held Sept. 18-20 and will provide comprehensive updates on new rules and developments, including under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) and in the fair lending space, as well as well as practical tips and guidance from policymakers and regulators who impact the mortgage banking industry.

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Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak at ABA Business Law Section Meeting

Sept. 7, 2016 — Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice and Brent Yarborough will moderate a roundtable discussion on the latest developments in debt collection litigation and regulation on Sept. 8 at the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Boston.

The discussion will cover the CFPB’s outline of proposed debt collection rules and its SBREFA panel. Also, Maurice and Yarborough will discuss recent circuit court decisions addressing whether the FDCPA prohibits the filing of “time-barred” proofs of claim in bankruptcy and other litigation developments.

The Consumer Financial Services Committee roundtable is among more than 80 CLE programs prepared and presented by practice-area experts; topical sessions covering the latest business law issues; social events designed to facilitate networking and establish new contacts; and hundreds of committee and subcommittee meetings addressing developments in all areas of business law.

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Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak at Consumer Financial Services Conference

Sept. 1, 2016 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter will speak at the Consumer Financial Services Conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Sept. 15-16.

Rosenkoetter will discuss state regulation of the debt buying industry and Maurice will present on attorney ethics and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Conference attendees will also hear from other leaders in consumer financial services law on the TCPA, data breach litigation, arbitration, fintech/marketplace lending, CFPB UDAAP rulemaking/small dollar and beyond, auto finance/CFPB regulations, TRID, mortgage servicing litigation/rules, private label mortgage servicing, debt sales and Madden, FCRA/privacy/furnisher issues, and administrative enforcement.

The conference is organized by the Conference on Consumer Finance Law. Twelve CLE credits will be provided, including one hour of ethics. To view the conference brochure, click here.