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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

  • Government Lending Update

    Location: Celestin Ballroom C,
    Level Three


    Speaker(s)

    Krista Cooley, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

    Michelle L. Rogers, Partner, Buckley LLP

    Craig Lackey, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Rushmore Loan Management Services, LLC

    Breakout Session

    The government lending programs (FHA, VA, USDA) comprise a growing share of many lenders' volume. Changes to program requirements or enforcement actions can be difficult to track. Join a group of experts for a conversation exploring the key changes to be aware of and the important missteps to avoid. Feel free to bring your questions!

    Speaker(s)

    Krista Cooley, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

    Krista Cooley is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Washington DC office and a member of the Consumer Financial Services group. She concentrates her practice on federal regulatory enforcement and compliance issues. She represents companies in the mortgage lending, mortgage servicing, title insurance and real estate industries in connection with administrative and regulatory compliance matters. Krista defends clients subject to government audits, investigations and enforcement proceedings before, among others, HUD, the VA, USDA, DOJ, CFPB and state banking departments in cases involving the False Claims Act, the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act, Mortgagee Review Board proceedings and RESPA enforcement matters. She advises clients about federal and state consumer credit and protection laws and regulations, including RESPA, FHA, VA, USDA Rural Housing Service (RHS) and Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) requirements. Krista reviews and analyzes existing and proposed business arrangements for compliance with federal and state law requirements and drafts related agreements and disclosures. She performs regulatory compliance due diligence, with particular emphasis on FHA-insured origination and servicing requirements.

    Michelle L. Rogers, Partner, Buckley LLP

    Michelle L. Rogers represents financial institutions, nonbank servicers and originators, and fintechs in a wide range of government enforcement and regulatory matters. A founding member and Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Buckley LLP, Ms. Rogers has represented clients in matters involving the DOJ, CFPB, FTC, federal and state bank regulators, HUD, and state attorneys general, and in cases involving the False Claims Act, TILA, RESPA, FHA, ECOA, the Civil Rights Act, and UDAP and UDAAP statutes under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Section 5 of the FTC Act, and various state laws. An acknowledged authority in her field, Ms. Rogers has been recognized by Chambers USA for Nationwide Financial Service Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations), Legal 500 for Financial Services: Litigation and for Financial Services: Regulation, Super Lawyers for Banking, and Best Lawyers for Litigation - Banking and Finance (2019).

    Craig Lackey, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Rushmore Loan Management Services, LLC

    Craig Lackey joined Rushmore Loan Management Services in 2017. Most recently, prior to joining Rushmore, Craig was a partner at the international law firm Perkins Coie. Craig has over thirty years of experience in the mortgage and Consumer Credit industry, including Servicing as an Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Countrywide Home Loans where he was the managing attorney overseeing Countrywide Home Loans' $1.4 trillion loan servicing and related business. After his time at Countrywide Home Loans, Craig was Director, Legal for Hudson Advisors, the asset management company for Loan Star Funds, acting as managing counsel for the Lone Star's mortgage servicer, Vericrest Financial, Inc. and loan originator Caliber Funding, LLC. Craig participated in the merger of these two entities into Caliber Home Loans, Inc. which he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance officer for several years before joining Perkins Coie as a partner.