Lenders and real estate agents have to be careful as they navigate the murky compliance waters of MSAs, co-advertising arrangements, desk rentals and lead generation agreements. That's why we've invited Phillip Schulman, a partner in Mayer Brown's Washington D.C. office, to lead a discussion at engage.marketing on RESPA and co-marketing concerns.

Phillip is a member of the Consumer Financial Services group and his practice focuses on a range of matters related to real estate finance, mortgage banking and consumer finance in both the primary and secondary markets.

He represents companies in the mortgage lending, title insurance and real estate industries in connection with administrative and regulatory compliance matters, including those involving the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, HUD, the VAGinnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He advises clients on matters related to approval, origination and servicing requirements under the US Federal Housing Administration's single-family loan programs.

SchulmanHe also defends companies in connection with governmental audits, investigations and enforcement proceedings, before, among others, the CFPB, HUD, the VA, the DOJ and the Federal Trade Commission, with particular focus on defense of False Claims Act, Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act, Mortgage Review Board and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act enforcement matters.

Phillip develops and analyzes proposed business plans and drafts related agreements and disclosures based upon applicable U.S. federal and state laws, regulations and rules, such as the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Truth-in-Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Housing Act, state licensing laws, consumer credit laws, usury laws, unfair and deceptive trade laws and real property laws.

Phillip also performs regulatory compliance due diligence and assists with structuring operations and developing compliance management systems. He acts as regulatory counsel to the FAIR Coalition and defends clients in government investigation and enforcement proceedings concerning valuation issues. Phillip also assists with litigation involving regulatory compliance matters, consumer class action lawsuits and commercial claims.

Phillip was nationally ranked by Chambers USA 2012-2014 under Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) (Band 2). He is a member of the American College of Financial Services Lawyers and is the former general counsel to the Home Improvement Lenders Association and the former assistant general counsel of the Inspector General and Administrative Proceedings Division at HUD. Phillip is ranked by The Legal Network as one of the Top Lawyers in Washington, D.C. for 2013, and is peer rated in the Martindale-Hubbell directory as AV Preeminent, the highest level of professional excellence.

Phillip has authored dozens of articles on issues affecting the settlement service industry, and is also co-author with Laurence Platt of A Practical Guide to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. In 2013, with Holly S. Bunting, he co-authored MBA Compliance Essentials: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.

And Phillip is just one of the incredible speakers we have lined up for engage.marketing

Ryan Serhant of Bravo's Million Dollar Listing is our headliner.

Chris Heller, CEO of melloHome, is giving our opening keynote address. 

Cory Treffiletti, CMO of Voicera, will lead the panel on The Next Big Thing: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Voice.

Adam Constantine, digital content strategist at Movement Mortgage, will speak on Social Selling.

Matt Kaufman, head of marketing at Qualia, will speak on what the Customer Journey looks like for B2B.

Barbara Yolles, chief strategy officer at TMS, will give a master class on Marketing in the Millennial Era.

Joe Welu, CEO of Total Expert, will speak on leveraging a marketing automation platform.

Lori Brewer, founder and CEO of LBA Ware, will speak on attracting and keeping top talent.

Kate Adamson, head of mortgage at Plaid, will speak on consumer engagement.

Rick Webster, chief revenue officer at MonitorBase, will speak on emerging advertising trends.

Rocky Stubbs, SVP at Flagstar Bank, will speak on co-marketing relationships.

Jake Fehling, VP of marketing at Movement Mortgage, will speak on strategic partnerships and tech integrations.

Don't miss any of the speakers on our incredible lineup!

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