With the constant flux of new regulations and state requirements, a responsible company may find themselves in troubled waters if they haven't looked at their compliance policies and procedures lately. This 90-minute webinar will feature current RESPA regulations and the top areas where compliance issues lurk. RESPA experts will dive deep into the various Sections of RESPA and instruct on what have been troublesome areas for some companies in the past. This webinar will cover the following compliance issues:
- Advertising and “thing of value”
- Affiliated business arrangements
- Fee splitting
- Broker administrative fees
Participants will have an opportunity to ask their questions through our live webinar instant chat feature and will also receive relevant handouts, including articles featured in RESPA News.
Partner, K&L Gates
One of the nation's most widely respected and most recognized RESPA attorneys, Phil Schulman's national practice focuses on real estate finance and mortgage banking, with specialties in the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Truth in Lending Act and administrative and regulatory compliance matters.
He represents companies in the mortgage lending, title insurance and real estate industries in connection with administrative and regulatory compliance matters; defends companies in connection with governmental audits, investigations and enforcement proceedings; develops and analyzes proposed business plans, and drafts the related agreements and disclosures, based upon applicable federal and state laws, regulations and rules; and assists in litigation involving consumer class action lawsuits and commercial claims.
Phil is the former general counsel to the Home Improvement Lenders Association and was the former assistant general counsel of the Inspector General and Administrative Proceedings Division, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Holly Spencer Bunting
Partner, K&L Gates
Holly Spencer Bunting is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of K&L Gates. She practices in the areas of mortgage banking and consumer finance, and concentrates on issues of federal and state regulatory enforcement.
Bunting represents companies in the mortgage lending, title insurance and real estate industries in connection with regulatory compliance matters and defends clients subject to government audits, investigations and enforcement proceedings. Her practice also includes advising clients about federal and state consumer credit and protection laws and regulations, including the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and reviewing and analyzing existing and proposed business arrangements for compliance with federal and state requirements.
Editor, RESPA News, October Research, LLC
Angela Rulffes is editor of RESPA News and RESPA News Monthly at October Research, LLC. She reports on the latest RESPA developments through RESPANews.com, an online publication dedicated to covering all the issues and news related to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. She also reports on news related to the Truth in Lending Act and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which has been tasked with enforcing the RESPA statute.
Prior to joining October Research, LLC, Angela worked as a civil rights attorney. She has a bachelor's degree in English, a master's degree in broadcast journalism and a Juris Doctorate. She is a member of the bar in Ohio and New York.