Fair Lending: Managing and Defending Against Claims of Discriminatory, Predatory, and Abusive Lending and Assessing the Status of ‘Disparate Impact’ in Lending Litigation and Enforcement

January 25, 2017 11:05am

Bryan Greene
General Deputy Assistant Secretary
HUD

Edgar Martinez
Partner
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

  • Assessing recent cases and actions
  • How state and federal agencies are approaching fair lending issues
  • Enhanced scrutiny of fair lending issues by the CFPB
  • Assessing the status of ‘disparate impact’
  • Impact of the Supreme Court’s decision as to whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the FHA
  • Defending against the latest claims alleging fair lending violations
  • Statistical modeling of decision making/disparate impact analyses
  • Maintaining privilege
  • Negotiating successful resolutions
  • Public relations concerns
  • Settlement considerations and strategies