Mortgage regulation and litigation are among the topics to be covered at mortgage-related conferences planned during the next four months. Other upcoming events will address alternative investments, credit unions and banks.
Mastering the Basics: A Director’s Challenge is being hosted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency from July 8 until July 10 at the Embassy Suites Tulsa in Tulsa, Okla. The $99 workshop is limited to 35 registrants and provides practical information on the fundamental requirements of board participation.
The OCC is holding 37 such workshops across the country, including Risk Assessment for Directors and Compliance Risk: What Directors Need to Know at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport on July 16th and 17th. The same two workshops will be held in Chicago at the Gleacher Center from July 30 to July 31.
On July 11, the Bloomberg Alternative Investment Conference is being held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. The $295 session "will look at winning strategies in this increasingly growing, volatile and complex market, analyzing what’s new in traditional choices and true for emerging trends."
The Omni Hotel in Dallas is the location of CU Members Mortgage's National Mortgage Lending Conference. The $475 event, which takes place on July 15 and July 16, is expected to draw record attendance.
"CU Members Mortgage and attendees will dive into lending with a group of mortgage experts to discover lending treasures," an announcement from the Colonial Savings subsidiary said. "Sessions will cover the latest in regulation, new servicing requirements, as well as a variety of other pertinent mortgage topics."
The American Enterprise Institute is among the co-sponsors of International conference on collateral risk: Moderating housing cycles and their systemic impact. The event begins on July 31, ends on Aug. 1 and is being held at AEI's office in Washington, D.C. The conference will focus on housing cycles and their systemic impact, while efforts and proposals to moderate housing cycles by using countercyclical lending policies will be addressed by experts. More than 150 people attended the 2012 conference, and Karl Case of the Case-Shiller Index is a keynote speaker.
Prior to the AARMR Annual Regulatory Conference, which runs from Aug. 6 until Aug. 9 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, an open meeting with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System Ombudsman will be held on Aug. 6 beginning at 9 a.m. Participants can suggest agenda items for the pre-conference event until July 19.
The American Bankruptcy Institute is hosting its 21st Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference from Aug. 22 through Aug. 24 at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino located in Incline Village, Nev. Workshops will be presented by judges, academics and industry professionals.
Former U.S. congressman Barney Frank is scheduled to speak at the 10th Annual Five Star Conference and Expo. The event runs from Sept. 8 until Sept. 10 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.
On Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, the American Conference Institute's 12th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement is being held at The Adolphus in Dallas. The price of the forum is $1,995 if paid by July 12, while the cost jumps to $2,295 after Sept. 10.
Among speakers on the docket are representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission and multiple state attorneys general. Federal judges will also be on hand, as will in-house counsel for Flagstar Bank, FSB; Quicken Loans Inc.; and Wells Fargo.
The inaugural Consumer Finance Symposium is being held from Oct. 27 until Oct. 29 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas by the International Institute for Business Information & Growth LLC. The event cost is $1,795, though registration is $695 for investors and $195 for government employees and regulators. A early registration discount is available until Aug. 31. The symposium will focus on the current state of the consumer finance, distressed debt, and asset-backed securitization markets for a variety of asset classes including mortgages.