The Legal Description and Dodd Frank Update have teamed up to provide this in-depth 90-minute federal regulatory outlook Webinar for mortgage, title insurance and settlement service professionals.
This expert training features top compliance attorneys who will educate participants on the significant regulatory issues impacting the industry in 2015.
Mitch Kider, of Weiner Brodsky Kider PC, and Francis Riley, III, of Saul Ewing, LLP, together will discuss what companies should be doing now to prepare and what the regulatory landscape will look like as the industry implements new disclosure forms and continues to respond to the CFPB’s compliance expectations.
Topics will include:
- Future impact of enforcement actions and cases
- The next round of mortgage-related regulations
- Lender supervision of title agents
- The changing dynamics of MSAs and AfBAs
- What to expect from the CFPB in 2015
With new requirements set to take effect in 2015, this webinar will help lift the compliance burden by identifying issues to pay attention to and compliance best practices.
Join us for this educational webinar and get a jump start on the New Year. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions and will receive the full PowerPoint presentation along with related articles from October Research, LLC publications.
Chairman and Managing Partner
Weiner Brodsky Kider PC
Mitchel Kider is the chairman and managing partner of Weiner Brodsky Kider PC, a national law firm specializing in the representation of financial institutions, residential homebuilders, and real estate settlement service providers. In his 32 years as a practicing attorney, Mitch has represented banks, mortgage companies, homebuilders, credit card issuers and other financial service companies in a broad range of litigation and regulatory and compliance matters. He represents clients in investigative and enforcement actions before the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and various state and local regulatory authorities and Attorneys General offices.
Mitch speaks frequently on regulatory and litigation matters before trade associations and other industry groups. He is a Faculty Fellow of the Mortgage Bankers Association. Mitch is the author of six books pertaining to residential mortgage finance and also has written numerous law review and real estate journal articles on the subject. His most recent books are Consumer Protection and Mortgage Regulation Under Dodd-Frank (West/Thomson Reuters 2013) and Real Estate and Mortgage Banking: A New Era of Regulatory Reform (West/Thomson Reuters 2013).
Francis Riley, III
Saul Ewing, LLP
Francis (Trip) Riley is a former vice chairman of Saul Ewing’s 100-plus attorney litigation department. His practice is focused on complex litigation matters, primarily financial services, business torts and corporate litigation. He strives to achieve positive business results for his clients in the often highly charged setting of commercial and corporate litigation, but he is always willing and prepared to take the difficult disputes to trial.
Trip is the co-chair of Saul Ewing’s Consumer Financial Services Practice Group (CFSPG) and a member of the firm’s broader-based Financial Services Group and its Litigation Department. The CFSPG’s lawyers represent and counsel members of the settlement services industry and financial services industry in litigation, regulatory, compliance, enforcement actions and business matters. These clients include lending and investment institutions, mortgage lenders and brokers, loan servicers, CRE/RRE brokerage companies, title insurers and agents, relocation companies, and vender management companies.
Trip represented the National Association of Mortgage Brokers in its challenge to the Federal Reserve Board’s Loan Origination Compensation final rule; represented a title industry client in a putative class action in which RESPA, TILA, RICO and state consumer fraud claims were asserted; and obtained on behalf of a mortgage lending client the dismissal of TILA, RESPA and state consumer fraud claims brought in the Superior Court of New Jersey. Trip is a member of numerous industry associations and has received recognition in several trade journals for his accomplishments. For a list of his accomplishments, visit Saul Ewing’s website.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Real Estate Data Shield, Inc.
Chris Gulotta is the founder of Real Estate Data Shield (REDS) and was one of the very first to speak to our industry on the need for data security compliance. REDS is the first industry-specific company to provide title and settlement companies with security compliance tools through its Compliance Management Platform that provides our industry with: (i) Security Policy templates; (ii) award-winning staff training courseware; and (iii) security-assessment compliance tools, to help ensure compliance with the applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations regarding data security. Fidelity National Title Group and other leading national title underwriters have named REDS as their Preferred Vendor for Data Security Compliance.
Chris possesses a truly unique combination of sophistication in lender service-provider needs, regulator expectations and data security compliance obstacles and solutions. Chris has represented the leading institutional lenders in mortgage finance transactions for nearly 20 years and has been a thought leader in addressing the most essential needs of lenders. He has served on the board of directors and executive board of leading mortgage industry associations and speaks at the leading industry conventions (ALTA, NS3, etc.), on issues critical to the title and settlement industry, including industry Best Practices, data security compliance and lender liability for their service providers.
Chris is a graduate of Fordham Law School. He has served as a continuing legal education faculty member at Fordham Law School, Pace Law School, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association. He has been a featured columnist for and interviewed for articles in: The New York Law Journal, The National Law Journal, The Title Report; The Legal Description; Valuation Review, etc., on topics including: data security compliance for title and settlement companies; privacy law; title escrow funds; RESPA reform; and new media and Internet law.