Johnson & Bell Shareholder, Mark D. Belongia, will address the current status of consumer credit law, including recent developments in case, statutory, and regulatory law of the consumer lending industry on June 22nd. Mr. Belongia’s presentation will primarily discuss credit discrimination, truth in lending, fair credit reporting, and foreclosure defense; while touching on topics such as The Consumer Leasing Act, unfair and deceptive credit practices, and rent-to-own transactions. The presentation will be available through Lorman Education Services. The presentation can be accessed by clicking here.
Mr. Belongia is a business attorney with a special focus on advising and defending banks and thrift organizations in regulatory, litigation and transactional matters. Mark works with banks of all sizes, ranging from major institutions headquartered in the nation's money centers to regional and small community financial institutions. He also handles the general business and transactional needs of closely held and privately held companies. For more than 20 years, he has worked with his clients, addressing their day-to-day corporate issues, as well as acquisitions, divestitures, employment issues and business finance needs. He also works with his clients on succession planning issues.