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ACI’s 14th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation
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Locke Lord LLP is sponsoring the American Conference Institute’s 14th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation. This conference is made up of an unparalleled faculty of federal and state regulatory and enforcement officials, senior in-house counsel, renowned federal and state judges, and leading outside defense counsel who will provide expert advice, critical insights, and comprehensive updates on:
- Adapting to the emerging regulatory and enforcement paradigm, with a focus on how the CFPB is going to impact consume finance litigation going forward;
- Best practices for defending against class actions arising from TCPA, FCRA, FDCPA, loan modifications, foreclosure practices, fee products, credit/debit cards, student loans, and auto loans, and key considerations when making the decision to settle;
- Assessing how the courts are applying Wal-Mart v. Dukes and AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion to consumer finance litigation and determining how best to argue against class certification; and
- Managing and defending against claims of discriminatory lending and assessing the status of ‘disparate impact’ in lending litigation and enforcement.
Robert Mowrey will be co-chairing the event and will be making opening remarks as well as speaking on a panel entitled, “Mortgage and Foreclosure Litigation: Defending Against TILA and RESPA Claims, Litigating Claims Arising From Foreclosure and Loan Modification Practices, and Defeating Foreclosure Defenses.”
P. Russell Perdew will be speaking on a panel entitled, “Class Action Litigation Trends and Innovations in Settlement Administrations: New Cases, Emerging Theories of Liability, Certification Developments in the Wake of Wal-Mart v. Dukes and AT&T Mobility v. Conception, Settlement Considerations, Statutory Damages, and More.”
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