Below is a list of the best of our Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB")-related legal articles and presentations recently published by our attorneys. We have put together some very interesting and useful materials that should be of help to your organization as you tackle the challenging array of legal issues surrounding CFPB compliance. Also, we have included a list of upcoming events where Venable attorneys will be speaking on CFPB matters.
To read any of these articles or presentations, please click on the title.
Six Things to Know about the CFPB (Article)
CFPB: March Roundup (Article)
FTC's Updated .com Disclosures Guidance (Article)
CFPB Digest – March 2013 (Article)
Ron Glancz, together with an authoritative panel of banking practitioners with more than 130 years of experience, will present a CLE webinar on July 18, 2013. The program will evaluate current issues and defenses in bank enforcement actions and predict what we can expect to see in the near future. Topics that will be covered include consumer protection issues, anti-money laundering and OFAC policies, bank safety and soundness, fair lending, responses and defenses to enforcement actions, and directors and officers exposures and vulnerabilities to enforcement.
Jonathan Pompan will present at LeadsCon East 2013 in New York, NY on August 15, 2013. This session will provide an overview of the CFPB’s focus on lead generation and ways to avoid scrutiny. The legal risks are different than in years past, and range from orders to shut down your business, civil monetary penalties, and prohibitions on advertising in the future to potential criminal referrals. Learn best practices, and potential pitfalls from one of the CFPB’s own top enforcers and a leading industry attorney.
Jonathan Pompan will be providing a legal and regulatory update for credit counseling agencies at the Association of Credit Counseling Professionals (ACCPros) Winter 2013 Conference. Topics that will be discussed include the latest developments from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission, Internal Revenue Service, and state Attorneys General.