American Conference Institute’s National Forum on

Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

About

Be a part of the only event that will fully prepare you to defend against the next generation of mortgage-related claims being brought by borrowers, investors, and municipalities

In the wake of the subprime crisis and ensuing credit crunch, lenders, servicers, investment banks, and their outside counsel are faced with new challenges relating to residential mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Bankruptcy claims and foreclosure counterclaims are on the rise as borrowers seek to stall foreclosure proceedings. Municipalities are becoming more aggressive in seeking damages for and pursuing injunctions against foreclosures tied to non-traditional loans. At the other end of the spectrum, investor lawsuits tied to loan modifications and mortgage-backed securities are on the rise. In addition, reform initiatives at both the state and federal levels, including amendments to RESPA and TILA, will result in increased litigation and enforcement actions in the immediate future.

Attend American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement and you will obtain the insights and strategies necessary to defend against these new claims and adapt to the evolving regulatory environment. Our unparalleled faculty of regulatory and enforcement officials, federal judges, expert in-house counsel, and leading outside counsel will provide you with the keys to:

  • Responding to the increase in bankruptcy filings and the use of bankruptcy as a tool by borrowers
  • Defending against borrower counterclaims arising from foreclosure proceedings
  • Assessing the impact on the mortgage industry of predatory lending legislation and other federal and state initiatives
  • Managing the fallout from foreclosure moratoriums and related investor lawsuits
  • Prevailing in litigation between institutional plaintiffs and institutional defendants, including trustees, servicers, banks, monolines, and hedge funds

Contents & Contributors

About

Be a part of the only event that will fully prepare you to defend against the next generation of mortgage-related claims being brought by borrowers, investors, and municipalities

In the wake of the subprime crisis and ensuing credit crunch, lenders, servicers, investment banks, and their outside counsel are faced with new challenges relating to residential mortgages and mortgage-backed securities. Bankruptcy claims and foreclosure counterclaims are on the rise as borrowers seek to stall foreclosure proceedings. Municipalities are becoming more aggressive in seeking damages for and pursuing injunctions against foreclosures tied to non-traditional loans. At the other end of the spectrum, investor lawsuits tied to loan modifications and mortgage-backed securities are on the rise. In addition, reform initiatives at both the state and federal levels, including amendments to RESPA and TILA, will result in increased litigation and enforcement actions in the immediate future.

Attend American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement and you will obtain the insights and strategies necessary to defend against these new claims and adapt to the evolving regulatory environment. Our unparalleled faculty of regulatory and enforcement officials, federal judges, expert in-house counsel, and leading outside counsel will provide you with the keys to:

  • Responding to the increase in bankruptcy filings and the use of bankruptcy as a tool by borrowers
  • Defending against borrower counterclaims arising from foreclosure proceedings
  • Assessing the impact on the mortgage industry of predatory lending legislation and other federal and state initiatives
  • Managing the fallout from foreclosure moratoriums and related investor lawsuits
  • Prevailing in litigation between institutional plaintiffs and institutional defendants, including trustees, servicers, banks, monolines, and hedge funds

Contents & Contributors

Anticipating and Preparing for the Impact of Emerging Legislative, Regulatory, and Enforcement Initiatives on the Residential Mortgage and Lending Industry
Veronica L. Spicer, Assistant Attorney General, Consumer Fraud Bureau, Office of the Attorney General – Illinois (Chicago, IL)
Anne Zorc, Counsel, Legal Division, Federal Reserve Board (Washington, DC)
Ken Markison, Associate Vice President and Regulatory Counsel, Mortgage Bankers Association (Washington, DC)

Bankruptcy Court Claim Developments: What Lenders, Servicers and Law Firms Need to Know to Prevail Against the Latest Claims
Katrina Christakis, Partner, Grady Pilgrim Christakis Bell LLP (Chicago, IL)
H. Hunter Twiford III, Member, McGlinchey Stafford PLLC (Jackson, MS)
David Permut, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP (Washington, DC)

Navigating Through Foreclosure Proceedings: Overcoming Borrower Stall Tactics, Increased Scrutiny from the Courts, and State Foreclosure Moratorium Laws
Therese G. Franzén, Partner, Franzén and Salzano, P.C. (Norcross, GA)
Robert T. Mowrey, Partner, Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP (Dallas, TX)

Evaluating and Expediting Resolution of Investor Repurchase Demands
Robert Austin, Assistant General Counsel, Bank of America (Charlotte, NC)
Talcott J. Franklin, Partner, Patton Boggs LLP (Dallas, TX)

Defending Against the Next Generation of Suitability, UDAP, Misrepresentation and Inadequate Disclosure Claims
Ronald M. Arlas, Litigation Counsel, Greenpoint Mortgage Funding, Inc. (Larkspur, CA)
Frank A. Hirsch, Jr., Partner, Alston & Bird LLP (Raleigh, NC)
Andrew K. Stutzman, Partner, Chair of the Mortgage & Lending Litigation, Practice Group, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

Investor Lawsuits: Defending Against Claims Arising From Loan Modifications and Mortgage-Backed Securities
Philip M. Cedar, Partner, K&L Gates LLP (New York, NY)
Thomas M. Hefferon, Partner, Chair of the Consumer Financial Services, Litigation Practice, Goodwin Procter, LLP (Washington, DC)
S. Lawrence Polk, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP (Atlanta, GA)

Municipal Lawsuits Against Lenders Arising Out of Alleged Predatory Lending Practices and Servicer/Lender Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Crisis: Consumer and Defense Perspectives
Bradley H. Blower, Attorney, Relman & Dane PLLC (Washington, DC)
Richard E. Gottlieb, Member, Chair of the Consumer Financial Services Practice, Dykema Gossett PLLC (Chicago, IL)
Anand S. Raman, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Washington, DC)



DOCUMENT TYPES: ZIP PPT PPTX PDF PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE: 16

7:30
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30
Co-Chair's Opening Remarks
Frank A. Hirsch, Jr.

Alston & Bird LLP
Andrew K. Stutzman

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
8:45
In-House Roundtable: Insights Into Preventing and Managing Mortgage and Lending Litigation
C. Vance Beck
Assistant General Counsel, Consumer Lending Litigation
Wells Fargo & Company
Ms. Patricia L. Hobbib
Legal Counsel
Ally Financial Inc.
Mr. Greg Walker
Managing Director and Corporate Counsel
UBS Investment Bank
Kerry P. McInerney

Sirote & Permutt‚ P.C.
10:15
Morning Coffee Break
10:30
Anticipating and Preparing for the Impact of Emerging Legislative‚ Regulatory
Mr. A. Timothy Dill
Assistant General Counsel
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Ms. Veronica L. Spicer
Assistant Attorney General‚ Consumer Fraud Bureau
Office of the Attorney General - Illinois
1 file
Countrywide
6.7 MB 50 pages White Paper
ZIP - Countrywide
Ms. Anne Zorc
Senior Attorney‚ Legal Division
Federal Reserve Board
1 file
Mortgage key
209.3 KB 50 pages White Paper
ZIP - Mortgage key
-Mr. Ken Markison
Associate Vice President and Regulatory Counsel
Mortgage Bankers Association
Ms. Julie R. Caggiano
General Counsel
Envoy Mortgage, Ltd.
Mr. Robert H. Ledig
Partner
Dechert LLP
Joseph T. Lynyak
Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
12:30
Networking Luncheon
13:45
Bankruptcy Court Claim Developments: What Lenders‚ Servicers and Law Firms Need to Know to Prevail Against the Latest Claims
Katrina Christakis

Pilgrim Christakis LLP
1 file
Avoiding the Latest Bankruptcy Court Claims
132.3 KB 16 pages Presentation
PPTX - Avoiding the Latest Bankruptcy Court Claims
Mr. H. Hunter Twiford‚ III
Member
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
1 file
LITIGATION & REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT
5.7 MB 65 pages Presentation
PPT - LITIGATION & REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT
David Permut
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP
1 file
Bankruptcy Class Actions
140 KB 25 pages Presentation
PPT - Bankruptcy Class Actions
15:00
Afternoon Refreshment Break
15:15
Navigating Through Foreclosure Proceedings: Overcoming Borrower Stall Tactics‚ Increased Scrutiny from the Courts‚ and State Foreclosure Moratorium Laws
- Therese G. Franzén
Founding Member
Franzén and Salzano‚ P.C.
1 file
Navigating Through Foreclosure Proceedings
962.2 KB 100 pages Presentation
ZIP - Navigating Through Foreclosure Proceedings
Rob T. Mowrey

Locke Lord LLP
1 file
Navigating Through Foreclosure Proceedings
962.2 KB 100 pages Presentation
ZIP - Navigating Through Foreclosure Proceedings
16:15
Evaluating and Expediting Resolution of Investor Repurchase Demands
Mr. Robert Austin
Assistant General Counsel
Bank of America
1 file
Defending Repurchase Claims
854 KB 14 pages Presentation
PPT - Defending Repurchase Claims
Mr. Talcott J. Franklin
Attorney
Talcott Franklin P.C.
1 file
Defending Repurchase Claims
854 KB 14 pages Presentation
PPT - Defending Repurchase Claims
17:15
Conference Adjourns - Cocktail Repection Hosted By: Alston & Bird LLP
7:30
Continental Breakfast
8:00
Co-Chair's Remarks
8:15
Perspectives on Heightened Scrutiny of Lenders‚ Loan Modification Litigation‚ Bankruptcy‚ Removal Under CAFA‚ and Municipal Lawsuits and Foreclosure Injunctions
Hon. Michael B. Kaplan
U.S. Bankr. Ct., D.N.J.
Mr. Robert R. Ambler‚ Jr.
Member
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice‚ PLLC
Mr. Joseph L. Barloon
Partner
Skadden‚ Arps‚ Slate‚ Meagher & Flom LLP
9:30
Morning Coffee Break
9:45
Defending Against the Next Generation of Suitability‚ UDAP‚ Misrepresentation and Inadequate Disclosure Claims
Mr. Ronald M. Arlas
Litigation Counsel
Greenpoint Mortgage Funding‚ Inc.
1 file
IN THE TRENCHES WITH A TILA VIOLATION
760.5 KB 4 pages Presentation
PPT - IN THE TRENCHESWITH A TILA VIOLATION
Frank A. Hirsch, Jr.

Alston & Bird LLP
1 file
TILA Litigation
16.9 MB 30 pages Presentation
PDF - TILA Litigation
Andrew K. Stutzman

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
1 file
Defending Against the Next Generation of Suitability Claims
457 KB 35 pages Presentation
PPT - Defending Against the Next Generation of Suitability Claims
10:45
Investor Lawsuits: Defending Against Claims Arising From Loan Modifications and Mortgage-Backed Securities
Mr. Philip M. Cedar
Partner
K&L Gates LLP
1 file
Recent Trends in MBS and CDO Litigation
359 KB 30 pages Presentation
PPT - Recent Trends in MBS and CDO Litigation
Thomas M. Hefferon

Goodwin Procter‚ LLP
1 file
Securitization Complications
52 KB 11 pages Presentation
PPT - Securitization Complications
Mr. S. Lawrence Polk
Partner
Sutherland
1 file
Private Litigation and Regulatory Responses to Suitability of Investment Concerns
369 KB 15 pages Presentation
PPT - Private Litigation and Regulatory Responses to Suitability of Investment Concerns
12:00
Networking Luncheon for Speakers and Delegates
13:10
Municipal Lawsuits Against Lenders Arising Out of Alleged Predatory Lending Practices and Servicer/Lender Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Crisis: Consumer and Defense Perspectives
Mr. Bradley H. Blower
Attorney
Relman & Dane PLLC
1 file
Municipal Lawsuits: Baltimore v. Wells Fargo
11.9 MB 30 pages Presentation
PPT - Municipal Lawsuits:Baltimore v. Wells Fargo
Richard E. Gottlieb

BuckleySandler LLP
1 file
Municipal Lawsuit Update 2009
543 KB 17 pages Presentation
PPT - Municipal Lawsuit Update 2009
Mr. Anand S. Raman
Partner
Skadden‚ Arps‚ Slate‚ Meagher & Flom LLP
1 file
Mitigating Servicer and Originator/Lender Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Crisis
1.4 MB 20 pages Presentation
PPT - Mitigating Servicer and Originator/Lender Liability in the Wake of the Subprime Crisis
14:45
Conference Ends