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2009 SGA Forum Panel Materials 

Wednesday, September 23 (AFSA Industry Day) 

10:15 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
The Future of Dealer/Financial Institution Relations
Speakers: Heather DeSandre Director, F&I Client Service
, Auto Finance, J.D. Power & Associates
Andrew D. Koblenz Vice President & General Counsel, National Automobile Dealers Association
Alex Kurkin
 Partner, Kurkin Brandes, LLP

Moderator: Simon Keymer Founder and Chief Executive, Keymer Inc.

- Heather DeSandre's Presentation

11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Examining the rapidly developing area of lending industry duties in the legislative and judicial arena
Speakers: Brett J. Ashton
 Of Counsel, Kreig Devault LLP
Craig Varga Partner, Varga Berger Ledsky Hayes & Casey

- Brett Ashton's Presentation
- Craig Varga’s Handout

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
State Attorney General Enforcement of TILA and Other Laws
The pendulum swings toward expanded state power
Speakers: James R. Sheeran
 General Counsel, Tidewater Finance Company
Jack Norris Special Counsel for Multistate Litigation, Florida Office of the Attorney General

Matt Shors Counsel, O'Melveny & Myers, LLP

Moderator: Danielle Fagre Arlowe Sr. Vice President, State Government Affairs, American Financial Services Association

- Jack Norris's Presentation

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learning from Our Critics
A candid conversation with the President of the Center for Responsible Lending
Speaker: Michael Calhoun
 President, Center for Responsible Lending

Moderator: Jeff Cash Vice President of Industry Relations, Wells Fargo and Chair, AFSA State Government Affairs Committee

- Michael Calhoun's Presentation

Thursday, September 24 (Joint AFSA/NACCA Program Day)

8:35 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 
New Developments in State and Federal Law
Speaker: Robert A. Cook
 Managing Partner, Hudson Cook, LLP

- Robert Cook's Presentation

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Consumer Financial Protection Agency and Regulatory Reform
Speakers: Wright Andrews
 Partner, Butera & Andrews
Rick Fischer Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Moderator: April Park SVP & General Counsel, CitiFinancial, Inc.

- Wright H. Andrews's Presentation
- Handouts