Expert strategies for navigating class actions, litigation and government enforcement activity in the consumer financial services arena

Today, consumer financial services companies face a broad range of threats exclusive to this industry, and they require representation that appreciates the nuances this arena requires.

Attend this conference to meet and re-connect with peers, and learn from leading industry decision-makers, counsel and executives who have been involved in some of the most significant cases decided to date.

Join preeminent counsel, regulatory and compliance executives representing consumer financial service companies as they share their insights and help you:

  • The Latest Activity of the CFPB
  • State Regulatory Developments, Investigations and Enforcement Actions
  • Developments in Debt Collection Litigation Under the FDCPA
  • Litigation and Settlement Trends Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA)
  • Hottest Claims of 2019 Under the FCRA and ECOA
  • FinTech and Consumer Finance: Challenges Created by the Bank Partner Model and the Rise of “True Lender” Litigation
  • Navigating the Challenges of the Latest Data Protection Regulations

Government Insights from:

Katharine Roller
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Vijay Raghavan
Consumer Fraud Bureau
Office of the Illinois Attorney General

John M. Abel
Bureau of Consumer Protection
Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
Glenn Kaplan
Chief of the Insurance and Financial Services Division
MA Attorney General’s Office

Adam Wright
Senior Counsel
California Department of Business Oversight
Shannon Smith
Sr. Assistant Attorney General
Division Chief, Consumer Protection Division

Washington Attorney General’s Office

Jedd Bellman (Invited)
Assistant Commissioner for Non-Depository Supervision
Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

In-House Counsel from leading Consumer Finance companies including:

Donna Radzik
Director and Senior Counsel, Law Department
Discover Financial Services
Greg Isbell
Associate General Counsel
JPMorgan Chase Legal Department

John Grissom
Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President
Wells Fargo
Matt Pearson
Associate General Counsel
Bank of America

Dan Halvorsen
Senior Attorney
TransUnion LLC
Karoline Andris
Chief Compliance Officer

Michal Cieplinski
SVP, General Counsel – Borrower Division
Justin Bradley
Associate General Counsel
Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing

Miriam Dowd
SVP Senior Counsel
Citizens Financial Group

Save Your Seat for the Post-Conference Workshop | July 24, 2019 (2:00-5:00pm)

A Tactical Tool-Kit for Managing Government Investigations and Examinations

Network and Benchmark Strategies with:

  • In-house counsel from banks, mortgage lenders and brokers, loan servicers and purchasers, credit card issuers, student loan lenders, auto lenders, payday lenders, marketplace lenders and collection agencies
  • Defense attorneys specializing in: Consumer credit and finance, financial services, banking, mortgages, complex litigation and class actions

Register for this conference now and hear the latest expert advice, insider strategies and comprehensive updates on the latest developments in consumer finance litigation. Book now and take advantage of Early Bird pricing!


As an Attendee You Will Gain:

  • Access to top in-counsel from banks and financial institutions
  • Networking opportunities throughout 2 days of the conference
  • Valuable CLE credits
  • Challenging topics in the consumer finance industry with a revamped agenda
  • New speakers and topics expertly designed to fit your practice

Event Contacts

For sponsorship opportunities please contact:
American Conference Institute
[email protected]

For media partnership opportunities please contact:
Andrea Sachs
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5224
[email protected]

For questions about this year’s program/content, or information on how you can speak next year please contact:
Nicole Pitti
Tel: 212-352-3220 ext. 5534


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