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CFPB, FTC staffers to discuss regulations, enforcement issues at ABA meeting

CFPB, FTC staffers to discuss regulations, enforcement issues at ABA meeting

By John Glynn

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 — Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission staffers will participate in discussions on the latest developments in consumer financial services at an American Bar Association Business Law Section meeting Jan 11-14 in Park City, Utah.

Panels will address recent actions by federal and state regulators as well as trends in technology, litigation, enforcement and regulations.

What:  
Consumer Financial Services Committee Meeting
Sponsored by the ABA Business Law Section

When: 
Jan. 11-14

Where:
Canyons Resort
4000 Canyons Resort Drive
Park City, UT 84098

Program highlights include:

“New Combined Mortgage Disclosures” — Richard Horn, senior counsel and special adviser with the CFPB’s Office of Regulations, and other panelists will discuss the CFPB’s new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integrated disclosures rule, finalized Nov. 20, and what it means for the industry.
Sunday, Jan. 12, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

“CFPB and FTC Enforcement Actions” — Malini Mithal, the FTC’s assistant director for the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Division of Financial Practices, and Ori Lev, the CFPB’s deputy enforcement director for litigation, will participate in a discussion about recent CFPB and FTC enforcement actions from the regulators’ perspective.
Sunday, Jan. 12, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

“Debt Collection: The CFPB Steps Into the Fray” — The panel, including CFPB Deputy Enforcement Director Lucy Morris, will cover the CFPB’s debt collection guidance, its recent notice of proposed rulemaking and enforcement actions, and the impact on and reaction from the industry and the consumer advocacy community to the CFPB’s entry into debt collection space.
Sunday, Jan. 12, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

A complete agenda can be found online. 

This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Emily Ortman at Emily.Ortman@americanbar.org.

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