first_img Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Venable LLP Announces New Partner  Print This Post Venable LLP, an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, and high-net-worth entrepreneurs and individuals, announced that Gerald S. Sachs has joined the firm as partner in the Washington, D.C. office, in the Government Division, where he will assist consumer financial services companies with compliance, law enforcement investigations, and litigation.Previously, Sachs served in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Enforcement Office as senior counsel for policy and strategy, and was an attorney at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.”Consumer financial services companies face increasing scrutiny from regulators and law enforcement agencies, and need experienced counsel to protect their interests,” said Larry Norton, Co-chair of the Government Division at Venable. “Gerry has an outstanding track record in this area and will be a tremendous addition to our growing financial services practice.””I’m thrilled to join Venable, which has an impressive record of helping companies of all sizes navigate Washington’s regulatory roadblocks,” said Sachs.Sachs’ practice focuses on state and federal consumer financial protection law. He advises banking, payments, and other financial services companies on a range of regulatory compliance and enforcement-related matters, including audits, supervisory examinations, high-stakes law enforcement investigations, and litigation.While at the CFPB, he led legal teams focused on auto finance, credit cards, mobile payments, emerging payments (digital currency), and prepaid cards.In addition, he assisted the CFPB with its mortgage servicing rules implementation and internal oversight matters. Earlier in his career, Sachs was an attorney at FTC’s Southeast region office, where he prosecuted consumer protection cases against companies and individuals on issues involving advertising, financial services, high-tech fraud, and telemarketing. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago HOUSING mortgage 2017-10-30 Nicole Casperson in Featured, Headlines About Author: Nicole Casperson Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days agocenter_img October 30, 2017 985 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home / Featured / Venable LLP Announces New Partner Previous: Technology Platform Announces Integration With Fannie Mae Next: Guild Mortgage Announces Record Growth in Q3 2017 Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: HOUSING mortgage Nicole Casperson is the Associate Editor of DS News and MReport. She graduated from Texas Tech University where she received her M.A. in Mass Communications and her B.A. in Journalism. Casperson previously worked as a graduate teaching instructor at Texas Tech’s College of Media and Communications. Her thesis will be published by the International Communication Association this fall. To contact Casperson, e-mail: [email protected] Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribelast_img

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