Fraudulent Practices in Real Estate Transactions
On June 8 and June 16, 2010 Adam Leitman Bailey will be a featured speaker at the New York State Bar Association’s “Fraudulent Practices in Real Estate Transactions” program. The program runs from 8:30am to 4:50pm and is worth 7.5 CLE credits.
Fraud victimizes countless individuals, communities and institutions with devastating effects. This program will introduce attorneys to different types of fraud which occur in residential real estate closings and educate them about the rules governing fraudulent behavior. Attorneys will learn about specific statutues and rules which apply to the mortgage and closing process and will learn the consequences of committing fraud from a lawenforcement perspective. Armed with this knowledge, it is the goal of this program that attorneys will be able to help eliminate fraud from real estate transactions by learning not only to recognize fraud but also what to do about it when it is identified.
Attendees will learn:
What should practitioners know about mortgage fraud?
What should practitioners know about title fraud?
How does the practitioner recognize a fraudulent transaction?
What should practitioners do when they suspect fraud?
What are the consequences of committing fraud?
Online at http://www.nysba.org/cle
By phone at 1.800.582.2452
Mailing or faxing the registration form that can be found in the attachment
Adam Leitman Bailey will be speaking on RESPA:
What does RESPA require? Participants will learn about the federal regulations relating to mortgages involving residential real estate transactions. The new rules implemented as of January 1, 2010 and the required forms and obligations involving lenders, real estate professionals and their attorneys and clients will be covered. Participants will learn about RESPA prohibitions and enforcement measures and penalties for unlawful conduct. Ethical issues concerning the new regulations will be analyzed as well as the responsibilities of the settlement agent, lenders and attorneys regarding the required procedures before and at the real estate closing.