Join this webinar to hear from three of the Consumer Relations Consortium's Legal Advisory Board members who will share what they view as the hottest legal topics right now and why they matter to the ARM industry, and your organization.
- Justin Penn, Hinshaw & Culbertson, Attorney - The Hunstein problem in state courts- what comes next?
- Jim Schultz, Sessions, Israel & Shartle, Attorney- Omnichannel communication- what the TCPA, FDCPA, and Reg F mean for texting, emails, social media, chatbots, and AI.
- Jedd Bellman, Orrick, Attorney- How the CFPB’s Abusive Conduct guidance will impact the state regulatory landscape- from the perspective of a former state regulator.
This webinar is brought to you by insideARM's Consumer Relations Consortium.
Justin Penn - Hinshaw & Culbertson
Justin defends the interests of companies and individuals in the financial services industry in jurisdictions across the country. Justin is the co-chair of the firm's Consumer Financial Services Practice Group. His extensive experience includes handling state and federal consumer statute litigation, including claims involving the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), False Claims Act (FCA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA); and the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). He also advises corporations and professionals in professional liability and employment-related litigation.
Jim Schultz - Sessions, Israel & Shartle
Jim's primary role is to co-manage the firm's consumer defense practice group, defending creditors, debt buyers and debt collectors in cases brought under various federal and state consumer protection laws, such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. As part of the firm's national reach, Jim is admitted to state and federal courts across the country, working to create consistent and uniform application of the ever-evolving consumer protection statutes so that his clients know the rules. Jim also works with these clients to stay current on regulatory and litigation trends to stay on the leading edge of compliance. As a member of the 2022 LAB, Jim co-authored comments to the New York Department of Financial Services regarding proposed amendments to its debt collection rules.
Jedd Bellman - Orrick
Jedd assists banks, mortgage companies, auto lenders, debt collectors, money services businesses, and fintechs on a variety of licensing, regulatory, and enforcement matters, bringing a wealth of consumer financial services experience gleaned from more than a decade in government service. Prior to joining Buckley, Jedd was the Assistant Commissioner for Non-Depository Supervision in the Office of the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation, where he coordinated the licensing and supervision of approximately 23,000 individuals and business entities, covering the mortgage, student loan, consumer finance, sales finance, debt services, credit reporting, and money services industries. He also managed the office’s regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, including playing a leadership role in every significant multistate enforcement matter handled by state regulators during his tenure.