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Fair Lending: 'Disparate Impact' Claims as Litigation and Enforcement Game Changers and Defending and Managing the Latest Claims of Discriminatory Lending

Speaking Engagement
April 09, 2014
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
Los Angeles,
  • Assessing the status of ‘disparate impact’ in lending litigation and enforcement
  • What the Mount Holly case could mean for ‘disparate impact’
  • Fair Housing Act as the basis for disparate impact claims
  • DI claims in cases where lenders choose only QM safe harbor or QRM loans because of liability and financing imperatives (reputational, PR and monetary risk)
  • Assessing recent discrimination cases and actions, and defending against the latest claims alleging fair lending violations
  • How state and federal agencies are approaching fair lending issues
  • Preparing for enhanced scrutiny of fair lending issues by the CFPB
  • Evaluating and assessing recent and emerging CFPB enforcement actions
  • Negotiating successful resolutions
  • Settlement considerations and strategies
Related Practices
Philip R. Stein

Philip R. Stein

Partner, Litigation Practice Group Leader
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