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