What:Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Where:JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015Program highlights include:
“Reading the FTC Leaves: Lessons Learned From Recent FTC Actions Through the Eyes of In-House Counsel, Outside Counsel and FTC Staffers” — Federal Trade Commission staffers will provide updates on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other relevant commission actions.Friday, April 11, 9 – 10 a.m.
“National Security Impacting Foreign Investment — A Chinese Case Study”— This session will focus on Chinese investment in the U.S. and the issue of foreign investment in the context of concerns surrounding espionage, cybersecurity and theft of intellectual property.Friday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“Assessing the CFPB’s ANPR on Debt Collection Rules”— Panelists, including Consumer Financial Protection Bureau counsel Thomas Pahl, will address issues raised by the CFPB’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Debt Collection Rules and the comments made by consumer groups and members of the credit and collection industry.Friday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“Financial Institution Enforcement Trends”— Senior officials from the Federal Deposit InsuranceCorporation, Federal Reserve, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program will discuss the current state of banking enforcement actions.Friday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“The Volcker Rule: Hot Topics and Hard Problems”— Leading experts will explore emerging issues related to implementation of the Volcker Rule, including regulation of proprietary trading and building a Volcker compliance program.Friday, April 11, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
“Capital Rising Opportunities and Challenges Under the JOBS Act” —Panelists, including Keith Higgins, director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission, will examine the opportunities and challenges presented to companies as a consequence of the JOBS Act.Saturday, April 12, 2:30 – 4:30 p.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.The ABA Business Law Section serves more than 50,000 professionals and students by providing exclusive resources designed to help members expand their knowledge, engage with a community and advance their experience. Learn more at www.ambar.org/blmembership.
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