Heather C. Hutchings, Senior Counsel, Dykema Gossett PLLC to Speak at KCís CFPB Rules Industry Trends for Servicing Live Webcast
New York, NY, September 04, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Heather C. Hutchings, Senior Counsel, Dykema Gossett PLLC will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CFPB Rules Industry Trends for Servicing.” This event is scheduled for September 26, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Heather C. Hutchings
Heather C. Hutchings is Senior Counsel in Dykema's Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance practice. Ms. Hutchings focuses her practice on consumer financial services laws and regulations affecting banks and other financial institutions, non-chartered mortgage lenders and servicers, consumer finance companies, and mortgage brokers.
Ms. Hutchings assists clients with complex compliance and administrative matters involving such laws as the Dodd-Frank Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). She also advises clients on a wide range of state consumer credit laws including predatory lending, privacy, disclosures, usury, fees and licensing.
Ms. Hutchings is an active member of the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association and has authored chapters on Telemarketing Sales and the Truth in Lending Act for desktop reference guides published by the Practising Law Institute. She is also a frequent speaker on a diverse array of regulatory topics.
About Dykema Gossett PLLC
With more than a century of experience and nearly 400 attorneys and other professionals, Dykema has established itself as one of the top law firms for business in the United States. From its 13 strategically located offices in California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas and Washington, D.C., Dykema helps clients—from start-up enterprises to Fortune 100 companies—skillfully address their most complex and sophisticated issues. From transactional work to litigation, on matters of government policy, intellectual property, tax, real estate or a diverse array of business-related legal issues, Dykema professionals are guided by three operating principles: strive for outstanding results, provide extraordinary value and most importantly, deliver relentlessly excellent service to clients. The firm's roster of attorneys and professionals—many nationally recognized and Chambers-ranked leaders in their area of practice—is smart, sophisticated, broadly skilled and deeply knowledgeable. To learn more, visit www.dykema.com or follow Dykema on Twitter http://twitter.com/Dykema.
In January of 2013, the CFPB released its Mortgage Servicing Rules to standardize servicing for banks and non-bank servicers. Adherence to these rules requires sweeping changes to people, processes, technology, training and quality assurance throughout the industry. In this webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals will help you understand the most critical issues which include:
· Current status of rule making and proposed amendments
· Industry trends and concerns
· Implementation governance considerations including vendor oversight
· CFPB and Exam readiness
This live webcast will provide compliance and mortgage personnel an opportunity to understand where the industry is in the implementation lifecycle, where it has struggled, key concerns, and how peers are evaluating the rules.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.