John, a regulatory compliance attorney, has focused his career on assisting loan originators, servicers, and capital markets participants navigate the ever-changing complex credit risk and regulatory compliance landscape in U.S. housing finance.
Throughout his 20 years in consumer finance, John has worked with federal and state regulators, trade organizations and ratings agencies in creating policy, defining risk, and translating complex regulatory requirements for all aspects of the mortgage lifecycle. John has participated in the design, build, and delivery of innovative commercial services and technology solutions that have been adopted by bank and non-bank lenders, servicers, as well as the capital markets and RMBS participants.
Judy is a partner in Kennedys’ New York office. Her practice concentrates on coverage for exposures arising out of emerging technology, digital, and compliance risks. She serves as coverage and monitoring counsel for cyber insurers and also counsels insurers on cyber insurance product development, policy wordings, and silent cyber issues under traditional policy forms. Judy also advises clients concerning cyber incident response.
Judy was named as a 2021 Insurance Trailblazer by the National Law Journal and won JD Supra 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards in Insurance (number 1) and Cybersecurity (top 10) and was a finalist for the 2015 CLM Outside Professional of the Year award. She has been an invited speaker at prominent industry conferences on privacy, cyber, and related insurance issues, and she is frequently featured in various publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, and Law360. Judy also has also authored three eBooks: A Closer Look at Cyber Insurance, Demystifying Cyber Insurance, and Big Data for Business Leaders.
Judy has completed advanced courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Business School in the areas of big data, crisis management/business continuity, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things (IoT), and finance, as well as courses in cloud computing and the Data Protection Officer (DPO) role under the GDPR.
Director of Regulatory Compliance
Leslie Wyatt is the Director of Regulatory Compliance at SoftPro. She began her career in the real estate industry over 20 years ago, and joined SoftPro in 2002. She currently oversees the Compliance Department with her primary focus being on regulatory issues at the Federal, state and county levels.
Leslie is a member of the ALTA Implementation Task Force, the Title Action Network Steering Committee, the ALTA Government Affairs Committee, the ALTA Membership Committee, the ALTA Education Committee and the TLTA Federal Issues Committee. She has represented ALTA at a congressional briefing regarding the CFPB and the TRID changes. Leslie travels though out country speaking on our industry’s hot topics with a focus on regulatory and compliance. Leslie continuous to work with the CFPB on various projects regarding TRID, UCD, MISMO and other industry hot topics.