Speaking Engagement

Mortgage Bankers Association Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference 2018

JW Marriott L.A. LIVE
900 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Blank Rome Partner Scott E. Wortman and Associate Michael P. Trainor will present at the Mortgage Bankers Association (“MBA”) Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference, being held April 29 through May 2, 2018, at the JW Marriott L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA.

Scott will speak on the panel “Regtech Fintech Track: Blockchain: What You Need to Know,” which will discuss the new distributed ledger technology, blockchain, and how it can morph the mortgage industry; its benefits, including document security and security breach protection; and other trends in cryptocurrency that may impact real estate finance. This session will take place Tuesday, May 1, from 1:00 to 2:15 p.m.

Michael will co-present “CMCP TRACK: Reviewing Marketing for Compliance Professionals” with James M. Milano, Partner at Weiner Brodsky Kider PC. This presentation provides an overview of federal regulations relevant to advertising, marketing, and other consumer communications, and then presents practical tips for reviewing marketing pieces for compliance. This session will take place Sunday, April 29, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Blank Rome is pleased to be a Platinum sponsor of this conference, which provides guidance for thriving in the current dynamic regulatory environment, as well as perspectives necessary to anticipate what will come next. Other conference topics include:

  • Latest issues surrounding the HMDA rule
  • Key litigation developments
  • State regulatory trends
  • The changing climate around the False Claims Act
  • Opportunities and challenges with limited English proficiency populations
  • Cybersecurity concerns in the era of big data
  • Developments in fair lending law and compliance
  • CFPB 2.0: A blueprint for moving away from regulation by enforcement