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2017 Spring Servicer Summit Agenda

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Dallas, Texas

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

8:30 – 8:35 a.m.

Opening Remarks

Ed Delgado, President & CEO, Five Star Institute
Neil Sherman, Chairman Legal League 100

8:35 – 9:00 a.m.

State of the Industry Update

A look at the current state of the default servicing industry and the housing economy.

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Making Sense of the Mortgage Servicing Rules

Recent amendments to the mortgage servicing rules by the CFPB have brought new challenges for servicers. How can law firms and servicers partner to ensure best practices?

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

Connect with your peers.

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Litigation Focus

Statute of Limitations, Homeowners Association concerns and more. Attendees heard the latest litigation hot topics to develop across the country.

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 p.m

The Hidden Threat: How Vacant Properties Affect Property Values and Foreclosures

Vacant properties pose a threat to communities. What are the ramifications for the foreclosure process and what approaches are different jurisdictions taking to combat the issue?

11:30 a.m. – Noon

Lunch Service

Connect with your peers.

Noon – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch Keynote

Hon. Steven Bartlett
Senior Advisory Board Member, Treliant Risk Advisors
President and CEO of the Financial Services Roundtable (1999 – 2012)
Mayor of Dallas, TX (1991 – 1995)
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1983 – 1991)

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

The New Normal: Achieving Success in A Low Volume Climate

With the financial crisis in the rear view mirror, volume is returning to historical norms. What are the best practices that law firms should be instituting to spur business growth?

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.

Compliance Concerns: Creating a Firm-Wide Culture of Compliance

What are the processes and procedures that law firms should put in place to ensure that they are adaptable to shifting compliance priorities?

2:00 – 2:15 p.m.

Networking Break

Connect with your peers.

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Developing Better Foreclosure & Bankruptcy Practices

A discussion of the latest development in foreclosure and bankruptcy practice and what your firm should be doing to stay ahead of the changes.

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Servicer Oversight Issues: Partnering to Reduce Time & Costs

Servicer oversight is a part of doing business. What are the current challenges associated with audits and reporting? What steps can be taken to ensure that the oversight process is as efficient and cost effective as possible? Servicers and attorneys came together to discuss solutions.