Don't have an in-house counsel and don't have the time or resources to keep up with the latest litigation trends? Join us for the Attorney’s Conference for Non-Attorneys on September 28, November 10, and January 11. This three-part litigation webinar series will address some of the most pressing legal and compliance risks for credit unions along with overall risk mitigation strategies to help protect credit unions.
Each session is only $25 – but be sure to reserve your seat now! You’ll learn from lawyers with expertise in working with credit unions. This series is made possible thanks to our sponsor Husch Blackwell and the collaborative efforts of the Minnesota Credit Union Network, Heartland Credit Union Association, Illinois Credit Union League, Iowa Credit Union League, Montana Credit Union League, Dakota Credit Union Association, Nebraska Credit Union League, and Wisconsin Credit Union League.
The first session on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 will focus on class actions. Litigation and class actions can have a harmful impact on credit unions. This session provides an overview of trending class action developments along with information on how credit unions can protect themselves from the latest legal theories being asserted by plaintiffs, lawyers, and regulators. The following class action trends will be discussed: Overdraft/non-sufficient fund (NSF) fees; Guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance; Telephone Consumer Protection Act; and Foreign transaction fees. Registration can be found here: Session 1 - Class Actions
On Wednesday, November 10, 2021 we will look at risk mitigation. Many credit unions look to an arbitration program to help minimize legal risks, and some credit unions are considering the implementation of arbitration clauses as a dispute resolution technique in resolving legal disputes. Learn more about adopting an arbitration clause in this session. This session will also provide general risk mitigation strategies to help protect credit unions along with more specific strategies related to cybersecurity and employer HR risks in a changing workplace.
The following topics will be covered: Arbitration Clauses; General Risk Mitigation Strategies; Cybersecurity; Employer/Human Resources; ADA Website update; and Remote Capture update. Registration for November 10 can be found here: Session 2 – Risk Mitigation
Hot regulatory issues are the focus for our final session on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Credit unions face many regulatory changes and are burdened with the challenges of maintaining compliance with these changes. This session explores several hot button regulatory issues and provides information regarding recent bond claims that threaten the credit union industry. Topics include: Cannabis banking; Reg E – Electronic payment: Who is liable; Consumer privacy and data; and data/privacy. Registration for January 11 can be found here: Session 3 – Hot Regulatory Issues
This series is highly recommended by Amy Kleinschmit. Feel free to contact her with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 701.250.3964.
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