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WHF Brown Bag Lunch: Fall 2021 Fair Lending Update
Thursday, September 23, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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WHF Brown Bag Lunch: Fall 2021 Fair Lending Update

WHF Brown Bags Lunches are open to members only, at no charge. Not a member? Call WHF at 703-683-4742 and we will be happy to assist in signing you up for membership.

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00pm ET 
Location: Zoom Meeting

Dr. Marsha Courchane, Vice President and Practice Leader, Charles River Associates
Austin Brown, DLA Piper, LLP 

The panelists will discuss recent developments in fair lending both from court decisions and agency actions during the Biden administration.  


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Speaker Bio


Dr. Marsha J. Courchane is Vice President and Practice Leader and heads the Financial Economics Practice. She engages in research and analyses with respect to mortgage markets, fair lending, consumer credit, automobile finance, securitization, credit risk, and redlining issues. She has published in several journals. She serves or has served on the editorial boards for various publications including the Journal of Housing Research. Dr. Courchane is a Fellow of the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics. She is a member of Counselors in Real Estate (CRE). She was the Executive Vice President of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (2008–2019) and served on the Board of Directors of the American Real Estate Society (2008–2014).



Austin Brown’s practice focuses on investigations and enforcement proceedings, class action litigation, internal corporate investigations, transactional diligence, examination support, and compliance advice. Austin advises clients in matters involving compliance with a broad range of statutes and regulations, including those relating to unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices; fair lending; credit reporting; debt collection; consumer disclosures; loan servicing; mortgage lending; and unsecured lending. He has assisted clients in matters covering all types of financial services issues, including product development, sales and marketing, pricing and underwriting, credit reporting and servicing activities.