Elizabeth M. Bohn of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s CFPB Event

New York, NY, May 13, 2015 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Elizabeth M. Bohn, Shareholder, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The CFPB’s Mortgage Servicing Transfers Guidance: A 2015 Perspective LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for May 27, 2015 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET).

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About Elizabeth M. Bohn

Elizabeth Bohn has represented banks, non-bank finance companies, and other lenders in state, federal and bankruptcy court litigation and arbitration proceedings for over 25 years. Her practice includes complex creditor rights enforcement as well as defending lenders and other financial service industry clients in individual and class action claims for violations of federal consumer financial protection legislation such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Truth In Lending Act (TILA), FTC Act, and Florida state consumer protection laws.

Ms. Bohn also counsels clients on compliance with federal consumer financial protection laws, including the FCRA, FDCPA, RESPA, and TCPA, the Dodd-Frank Consumer Financial Protection Act, and CFPB guidance and regulations applicable to mortgages, credit cards and other consumer financial products, as well as Florida state statutes regulating consumer, real estate, and auto finance.

About Carlton Fields Jorden Burt

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt has nearly 400 attorneys and government consultants serving clients from offices in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, New York, and Washington, D.C. The firm is known for handling sophisticated business transactions, corporate counseling, and regulatory practice for domestic and international clients, and for its litigation practice, including class action defense, national trial practice, white collar representation, and high stakes appeals.

The firm also provides industry-leading financial institutions, including state and national community banks, with comprehensive solutions that address formation, financing, and regulatory compliance; business operations; acquisition transactions; and securities and corporate law. Carlton Fields Jorden Burt lawyers have navigated CFPB regulations and enforcement orders, and counsel banks, servicers, and other consumer finance industry clients on the regulatory requirements and the development of procedures, policies, and programs to assure compliance. The firm also represents clients in responding to subpoenas, civil investigative demands, and other information requests from state financial regulators, attorneys general, and the CFPB.

Event Synopsis:
In August 2014, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) issued a Bulletin providing advice on compliance and policy for residential mortgage servicers and sub-servicers which focuses on servicing transfers. The bulletin warns mortgage companies about their legal obligation to protect consumers throughout loan transfers between mortgage servicers, highlights the manner in which other servicing regulations are implicated during the servicing process, including loss mitigation requirements, and discusses the Bureau’s scrutiny on servicing transfers.

CFPB examinations will include reviews of compliance with the new servicing rule and policies and procedures with respect to servicing transfers. Among other things, the rule requires servicers to maintain policies and procedures that are reasonably designed to achieve the objectives of facilitating the transfer of information during the mortgage servicing transfer.

In a two hour, live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will review past regulations and discuss the latest CFPB Mortgage Servicing Transfers Guidance.

Key topics include:
· Overview and Introduction
· The CFPB Mortgage Servicing Rules and Guidance on Servicing Transfers
· Issues in Drafting Servicing Sale Agreements to insure continuance compliance and risk avoidance
· Specific Issues raised by CFPB Enforcement Actions
· Implementation and Industry best practices related to Mortgage Servicing Transfers to facilitate Compliance with CFPB/Regulatory Rules

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC 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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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