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Debt Collection and Credit Reporting Litigation: Effective Defense Strategies for New and Emerging Claims

Location: Omni Chicago Hotel, 676 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
Date: July 29, 2013
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Jeff Pilgrim joins an esteemed panel to discuss trends in TCPA, FDCPA and FCRA litigation, class certification issues, and defense strategies.

Event Highlights:
Consumer financial services companies are facing unprecedented regulatory and enforcement scrutiny and mounting litigation, and there is no sign of change coming anytime soon.  At this 16th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, ACI has assembled 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 to provide attendees with expert advice, critical insights, and comprehensive updates on:

  • The latest enforcement actions and initiatives from the CFPB and other federal and state agencies, and their impact on the consumer finance industry
  • Consumer finance class action litigation, arbitration, and settlement trends: new cases, emerging theories of liability, certification and arbitration developments, offers of full relief, innovations in settlement strategies, and more
  • Mortgage and foreclosure litigation: defending against TILA claims and defeating foreclosure defenses and borrower stall tactics
  • New and emerging strategies for defending against claims and class actions relating to TCPA, FDCPA, and FCRA
  • Managing and defending against class actions and claims arising from student loans, auto lending, credit, debit, and prepaid cards, and bank add-on services and products
  • Judicial perspectives on class certification, arbitration, settlement considerations, bankruptcy litigation, e-discovery, and more
  • Analyzing debt collection litigation trends and using that information to prevent future lawsuits
  • Fair lending: managing and defending against claims of discriminatory lending and assessing the status of ‘disparate impact’ in lending litigation and enforcement, including in the areas of student loans and auto financing

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