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Buckley Sandler Webcast: State Regulatory and Enforcement Issues Series – Part Two: Mortgage Licensing and Regulation

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm EDT, Buckley Sandler hosted the second of its five-part series of webcasts focused on state regulatory and enforcement issues and trends. This session focused on current trends in the mortgage licensing and regulation space, such as the re-emerging wholesale mortgage broker channel, understanding the third-party loan fulfillment space, recent shifts in regulatory treatment of master servicers, and increased activity in the reverse mortgage lenders/servicer space. 


  • Clinton R. Rockwell, a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Buckley Sandler, advises a variety of clients on consumer financial services matters, including private equity, banks, mortgage companies, fintech lenders, auto lenders, commercial lenders, secondary market loan purchasers, and securities broker-dealers, regarding regulatory, licensing, compliance, and transactional matters on a nationwide basis 
  • Kathryn L. Ryan, a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler, advises consumer financial services companies on a variety of regulatory, licensing, compliance, and transactional matters, including federal and state compliance requirements, Secure and Fair Enforcement Act compliance, Federal Housing Administration compliance, and the risks associated with the False Claims Act and Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act
  • Melissa Klimkiewicz, a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler, frequently assists Federal Housing Administration mortgagees with their initial program applications, annual recertification efforts, compliance with and understanding of program rules and self-reporting obligations, audits by the Quality Assurance Division, inquiries from the Office of Inspector General, and enforcement actions by the Mortgagee Review Board. She represents both forward mortgage and reverse mortgage/Home Equity Conversion Mortgage lenders and servicers
  • Heidi M. Bauer, Counsel in the Washington, DC office of Buckley Sandler represents mortgage lenders and servicers, banks, consumer finance companies, fintech companies, money transmitters, securities broker-dealers, and private equity firms and other financial sponsors of such entities with regulatory, compliance, licensing, and transactional matters

Subsequent webcasts will run over the course of the next few weeks, as Buckley Sandler attorneys cover the following:

  • Part Three: Fintech and Consumer Lender Licensing and Regulation: Building off the mortgage licensing and regulation discussion, this session will turn to more recent state licensing and regulatory developments in the consumer loan space (e.g., marketplace lenders, student lenders, solar financing, auto financing), as well as the licensing of other fintech companies, including payments companies and other money transmitters, and virtual currency companies
  • Part Four: Changes of Control and Other Significant Events Impacting State Licensed Entities: This session will help licensees navigate the extensive world of post-licensing issues, including change of control and asset deals, as well as other significant events, and the regulatory risk and challenges they pose
  • Part Five: Examination and Enforcement Trends: This session will discuss the potential for increased state examinations, including multi-state mortgage exams, for mortgage licensees, as well as recent state enforcement cases and increased activity by state attorneys general involving mortgage companies, marketplace lending platforms, and others 

When: Thursday, May 11 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm EDT. 
Registration required. Please, no outside law firms, government agency personnel, consulting firms, or media. After registering and being approved, you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions for joining the webcast.