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Maurice Wutscher’s Jessica Lesser to Keynote Auto Finance Compliance Conference

May 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Jessica Lesser will give the keynote address at Compliance Unleashed, an auto finance compliance conference slated for May 17-19 in Dallas-Fort Worth.

In her keynote, Ms. Lesser will highlight the importance of decision making within an effective compliance program and demonstrate how compliance even in a highly regulated environment can be addressed with some simple concepts. She will also examine the evolving regulatory environment and take a closer look at current actions.

The three-day conference is a forum for auto finance professionals to exchange best practices and learn how to implement effective solutions to mitigate risk. For more information, click here.

Based in the Dallas office of national business and financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP, Jessica Lesser is a proven civil trial attorney with expertise in the regulatory framework of consumer finance, lending, and technology. A former managing attorney in the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, she has two decades of litigation and regulatory compliance experience and is board certified in consumer and commercial law.

Ralph Wutscher Speaks on Disparate Impact Claims in Auto Finance at ACI Conference

July 29, 2015 — At a recent ACI Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, Maurice Wutscher attorney Ralph Wutscher spoke about disparate impact claims in the auto lending industry during a session on “Student Loans and Auto Loans: Managing Enhanced Government Scrutiny and an Increase in Enforcement Actions, Assessing the Rise in Disparate Impact Claims and Allegations of Fair Lending Violations, and Defending Against Private Litigation.”

In his presentation, Mr. Wutscher examined the CFPB’s and DOJ’s enhanced scrutiny of the auto lending industry, trends in auto lending litigation and settlements, the rise in disparate impact claims in auto finance, and how to avoid and defend against auto lending claims.