Consumer Financial Regulatory and Litigation Fallout from the COVID-19 Crisis, with Richard Cordray and John Roddy

Event Details
April 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

How will regulatory agencies like the CFPB, FTC, and State Attorneys General react to the consumer financial impacts of COVD-19? What kinds of consumer litigation may be spurred by the crisis? In this webinar, special guest speakers Richard Cordray, former Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and author of the recently-published book “Watchdog,” and John Roddy, Partner at Bailey & Glasser and prominent plaintiffs’ class action lawyer, will discuss these and more issues with the leaders of Ballard Spahr’s Consumer Financial Services Group. (Click here to listen to our recent podcast in which Mr. Cordray was our special guest.)

Their conversation will include topics such as:

  • How we expect regulatory agencies to react to the current crisis
  • Industry practices or borrower harms that regulators will be interested in
  • Operational areas that may be impacted by working remotely
  • The impact on private and governmental consumer litigation, including class actions
  • What steps the financial services industry should take to reduce exposure to litigation and government enforcement initiatives
  • UDAAP and fair lending issues
  • Forbearances, loan modifications and credit reporting
  • Scams, Phishing, and how they will impact consumer finance companies

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