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Fair lending is topic of free Fed webinar
WASHINGTON (10/19/11)—Credit unions and other interested parties can register for the Federal Reserve System’s upcoming Outlook Live webinar on Fair Lending Issues and Hot Topics, scheduled for Nov. 2 at 2-3:30 p.m. (ET). The Fed is conducting the free webinar in conjunction with the Non-Discrimination Working Group of the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force. The task force, created by the president in November 2009, is charged with confronting financial fraud relating to the financial crisis, such as discrimination in the lending and financial markets. During the upcoming session, representatives from the Non-Discrimination Working Group will discuss a variety of emerging fair lending issues and hot topics. Introductory remarks will be provided by Thomas Perez, assistant attorney general for civil rights, for the U.S. Department of Justice; and Sandra Braunstein, director of the division of consumer and community affairs, of the Federal Reserve Board. A representative of the National Credit Union Administration also will address the webinar. Other speakers of this event will represent a variety of agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This webinar is part of an ongoing series of events focused specifically on consumer compliance issues. For more information and to register, use the resource link below.
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