Speaking Engagement

David Bizar Co-Chairing and Speaking at ACI’s National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation

“The CFPB and the Consumer Finance Industry”


Chicago, IL
W Chicago City Center
172 W Adams Street
Chicago, IL

On July 28-29, the American Conference Institute will hold its 19th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation. David Bizar, partner and co-chair of Seyfarth’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation Practice, is serving as the conference co-chair and will be presenting “The CFPB and the Consumer Finance Industry.” The panel discussion will evaluate the lessons learned from recent CFPB enforcement actions.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Assessing recent enforcement actions and investigations undertaken by the CFPB
  • Anticipating the types of claims that the CFPB will be pursuing in the near-term
  • Preparing for and responding to CFPB investigations and examinations
  • Responding to Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs)
  • Where the CFPB is likely headed in the coming months
  • Assessing coordination efforts between the CFPB and other federal and state agencies, including state AGs
  • Assessing the CFPB’s enhanced scrutiny of nonbank ‘larger participants,’ including debt collection agencies, student loan lenders, payday lenders, and auto lenders
  • The CFPB’s recent enforcement activity and expected civil litigation against student lenders
  • Evaluating the CFPB’s enhanced scrutiny of fair lending issues in the area of auto lending
  • What practices has the CFPB targeted?
  • Attorney-client privilege and the CFPB
The conference will provide expert strategies for in-house outside counsel on navigating class actions, litigation, and government enforcement actions and examinations in the consumer finance industry.  

For more information and to register, click here.