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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Representatives, Wells Fargo Senior Counsel and Other Leading Attorneys to Speak at CLLA Compliance Conference

CLLA Staff, Staff | June 24, 2013

 To help the financial service industry manage the significant impact recent compliance regulations have had on the day-to-day operations of financial institutions and consumer-related businesses, the Commercial Law League of America will host an Aug. 23, 2o13, compliance conference in Charlotte.

Co-sponsored by the CLLA's Southern Region, the dynamic one-day event will feature information and advice from Wells Fargo senior counsel, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials (including CFPB's assistant director for legislative affairs and a member of the CFPB Credit Union Advisory Council) and leading compliance attorneys.

"Regulatory compliance is vital to financial services companies' efficient and effective operations," says CLLA President Jeffrey Schatzman, of Schatzman & Schatzman, PA. "The CLLA's Southern Region Compliance Conference will provide critical advice from leading compliance experts to help ensure financial service industry members understand recent regulatory legislation and requirements."

The one-day conference -- designed for financial service industry members, commercial attorneys, and collections specialists -- will offer insider tips on key industry issues, including:

  • Ensuring vendor compliance -- the financial institution's perspective
  • Avoiding costly Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations
  • How to prepare now for a potential CFPB review
  • Effective methods to maintain regulatory compliance

The financial service industry, government and legal compliance expert speakers include: Eugene Katz, senior company counsel, Corporate Regulatory Section, Wells Fargo Law Department; Marcus Schaefer, president & CEO, Truliant Federal Credit Union and member of the CFPB's Credit Union Advisory Council;  Jerry Myers, Smith Debnam Narron Drake Sainsting & Myers, LLP; Jim Dougherty, Marcadis Singer, PA.; Manny Newburger, adjunct University of Texas law school professor and partner, Barron & Newburger PC; Emory Potter, partner, Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP; Donald Lampe, partner, Dykema Gossett and Lisa Konwinski, CFPB’s assistant director for legislative affairs.

The CLLA Southern Region Compliance Conference will be held on Aug. 23, 2013, at the Omni Charlotte Hotel, 132 E. Trade St., in Charlotte, North Carolina. Registration prices for financial industry members start at $299.

For more information on the upcoming CLLA compliance conference, including how to register, please visit the events section on or contact CLLA Communications Director Erin Brereton at or 773-852-9684.

About the CLLA

Since 1895, the Commercial Law League of America has connected experienced attorneys with credit grantors, lending institutions and other commercial credit, bankruptcy and general finance industry members through networking, education, legislative advocacy and specialized legal services. Our members include attorneys, collection agencies, judges, accountants, trustees, turnaround managers and other credit and finance experts. For more information on the not-for-profit CLLA association, please visit



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