American Conference Institute is pleased to announce its 14th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement. This year’s Washington DC event, co-chaired by Andrew Stutzman at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young and Frank Hirsch at Alston & Bird, has been revamped to provide attendees with up-to-the-minute insights and strategies that are necessary to defend against these new claims and adapt to the evolving enforcement and regulatory landscape. Our unparalleled faculty of federal and state government officials, judges, expert in-house counsel, and leading outside counsel will provide you with strategic advice, critical insights, and comprehensive updates for:
CFPB oversight: Post-January 10 developments, new and emerging regulatory priorities, lessons learned from recent enforcement actions, broad UDAAP standards being applied by the Bureau and what to expect going forward
An in-depth focus on UDAAP concerns in the residential mortgage landscape
Front line regulatory and enforcement insights by key governing bodies in the mortgage industry: federal and state agencies and attorneys eneral speak out on recent key developments and how to prepare for examinations and supervision in a multi-agency environment
The evolving fair lending landscape: responding to game changing ‘disparate impact’ claims, fair lending violations as a basis for buyback and indemnification, HMDA data nuances, and how to defend against claims of discriminatory lending including mortgage pricing and product selection, redlining, loan amount, REO, disability, reverse discrimination, maternity leave, LGBT, and beyond
While other state and federal regulatory bodies overlap in their regulation of the mortgage industry, the very particular consumer focus of the CFPB is not duplicated by any other body. Will deregulation mean a return to the Wild West lending atmosphere that led to the financial crisis? What happens next? We asked John Socknat, partner at Ballard Spahr, to weigh in on what mortgage lenders and servicers can expect from a Trump administration.
Amid the potential new direction from the White House, Congress and regulators, leadership in our industry is more important than ever. Which is why HousingWire is proud to present the 40 winners of our 2016 Vanguard award. These leaders from all segments of the mortgage ecosphere demonstrate that our industry is more than capable of meeting the challenges that lie ahead.
The marketplace is full of hard and private money lenders — it will come down to who can best assist investors in completing their goals, whether that be by providing quicker close times, or with more accurate valuations. With how many options there are for borrowers, lenders will need to start competing for marketshare as borrowers shop their situations to multiple lenders, leveraging the offers against each other. This process will force lenders to update their guidelines, or be forced out of the market.