A trio of regulators and a handful of compliance and risk executives have joined the speaker faculty of the Auto Finance Risk Summit and sister event Auto Finance Compliance Summit. Both conferences will take place May 5-6 at the Island Hotel, in Newport Beach, Calif.
Christina Tusan, a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission; Rigo Reyes, chief investigator for the Los Angeles Department of Consumer Affairs; and Jon Seward, deputy chief in the Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice will participate in the Regulators’ Roundtable. The session will offer alerts on new rules and guidance, an update on subprime and discrimination compliance, and tips for lender best-practices.
Meanwhile, Dan Bickmore, SVP and chief compliance officer at General Motors Financial Co., will join a panel about the challenges and opportunities of compliance risk.
In another session, Ally Financial Inc. Chief Compliance Officer Dan Soto and Toyota Financial Services Managing Counsel Deborah Robertson will join Buckley Sandler LLP Partner John Redding to offer guidance on coping with federal and state exams.
Other Summit speakers include:
• Shawn Allgood, director of consumer credit operations at Ally Financial Inc.
• Mark Edelman, a partner at McGlinchey Stafford
• Andres Huertas, director of direct and merchant lending at Turner Acceptance Corp.
• Carol Moore, vice president and executive general counsel at Hyundai Capital America
• Ken Rojc, a partner at Nisen & Elliott LLC
• Michael Thurman, a partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP
• Kenneth Wardle, executive vice president of portfolio management at Exeter Finance Corp.
The Auto Finance Compliance Summit ― a new event sponsored by Auto Finance News and parent Royal Media Group ― will offer industry professionals the first dedicated full-length forum for sharing insights, best practices, and practical intelligence on regulatory compliance matters of import to lending companies and compliance practitioners alike. The Auto Finance Risk Summit highlights the central role risk management plays in all functions of auto lending and leasing.
Registration to either event includes access to sessions for both the Auto Finance Risk Summit and the Auto Finance Compliance Summit, as well as the exhibit hall.