James W. Brody, Managing Member, American Mortgage Law Group to Speak at the Knowledge Group's Residential Mortgages Lender Liability Litigation

Top Quote James W. Brody, Managing Member, American Mortgage Law Group will speak at TKG's Residential Mortgages Lender Liability Litigation scheduled for May 25, 2017 from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 19, 2017 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James W. Brody, Managing Member, American Mortgage Law Group will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "Residential Mortgages Lender Liability Litigation: All You Need to Know in 2017." This event is scheduled for May 25, 2017 from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET).

    For further details, please visit: https://theknowledgegroup.org/event-homepage/?event_id=2300

    About James W. Brody
    As a Founding and Managing Member, Mr. Brody actively manages all the complex mortgage banking litigation, mitigation, and compliance matters for the American Mortgage Law Group, P.C. ("AMLG") and its diverse clientele (e.g., national mortgage lenders, warehouse lenders, secondary market investors, loan servicing companies, Wall Street banking firms and insurers). Being one of AMLG's founding attorneys, Mr. Brody has been instrumental in the firm's development and in its continued success.

    Mr. Brody has successfully resolved hundreds of mitigation and litigation cases that involve complex mortgage fraud schemes, as well as large-scale repurchase and/or make-whole disputes. Mr. Brody's experience centers on those legal issues that arise during and through loan originations, loan purchase sales, loan securitizations, foreclosures, bankruptcy actions, and repurchase and indemnification claims.

    Mr. Brody received his B.A. in International Relations from Drake University in 1997. He received his J.D., with a certified concentration in Advocacy, from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2000. Mr. Brody also earned a Certificate of International Legal Studies in 1999. While in law school, Mr. Brody was a member of the McGeorge National Moot Court Team and participated in McGeorge's Business Law Forum. He was a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Bancroft-Whitney Award and the Adrian and Annebel McGeorge Academic Achievement Scholarship.

    Mr. Brody is licensed to practice law in California and has been admitted to practice in front of the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California. In addition, Mr. Brody has served as lead litigation counsel for numerous mortgage banking and commercial related disputes venued in both state and federal courts, in a direct capacity or on a pro hac vice basis, in AZ, CA, FL, MD, MI, MN, MO, OR, NJ, NY, PA, TN, and TX.

    Mr. Brody has made numerous media appearances and industry presentations regarding the prevention, detection, and resolution of mortgage fraud matters. Mr. Brody continues to be a featured speaker in the area of repurchase and make-whole claims, mortgage banking litigation, and regulatory compliance matters.

    About American Mortgage Law Group, PC
    The American Mortgage Law Group, PC (AMLG) is a full-service law firm within the mortgage banking industry. AMLG concentrates in all areas of financial institution and mortgage-related matters including mortgage repurchase and indemnification defense and workout, litigation, white collar defense, and regulatory compliance and examinations. AMLG is a national practice, based in California, with clients throughout the country. Our clients include mortgage lenders and servicers, commercial banks, thrifts, savings and loan associations, credit unions, title companies, third-party vendors and hedge funds. At AMLG, we are dedicated to providing our clients with the best representation possible. Our philosophy is to focus on mitigating risk in a way that allows our clients to continue to make smart business decisions. We pride ourselves on thinking outside the box and on providing creative, cost effective solutions to difficult problems in a way that best minimizes client risk. To learn more, please visit our website at www.americanmlg.com.

    Event Synopsis:
    It has been long since residential mortgage lenders were obliged and required by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 (RESPA) and the Truth In Lending Act (TILA) to disclose to their borrowers the cost of credit to the consumer and the associated cost to the consumer when closing the loan transaction. With the economic crisis and mortgage meltdown from the recent years, mortgage companies, banks and servicers are greatly exposed with high-stakes litigation arising from the residential mortgage industry. This LIVE Webcast will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the several types of mortgage litigation, fallouts from the mortgage servicing settlement, litigation challenges, defense of lender liability and mortgage resolutions. Speakers will highlight the most significant cases from the previous years that greatly affects the residential mortgage industry and present to the audience the best practices and strategies in avoiding possible litigation risks and pitfalls.

    Key topics include:
    Residential Mortgage - Legal Framework
    Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Landscape of Residential Mortgage
    CFPB's New and Emerging Mortgage-Related Rulemaking
    CFPB's Oversight of the Residential Mortgage Industry
    Litigation Challenges and Mortgage Resolutions
    New Developments Relating to Loss Mitigation
    Implications of TRID and other Regulations
    Types of Residential Mortgage Litigation
    Oversights, Enforcement Actions, and Consumer Class Actions
    Residential Mortgage Litigation Under the New Administration

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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