2019 Consumer Finance Legal Conference October 14-16, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana

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18th Annual Consumer Finance Legal Conference
October 14–16, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton
New Orleans, Louisiana

CFLC 2019 will include everything from intensive education to networking opportunities, all centered in the heart of the Big Easy. McGlinchey Stafford’s industry-leading Consumer Financial Services team and guest speakers will share their knowledge and answer questions on a wide variety of topics specific to consumer financial services providers. Networking events throughout New Orleans’ historic French Quarter allow attendees to connect while enjoying all the city has to offer.


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Agenda, Materials, and Schedule of Activities

All-New Sessions on Relevant Topics

The conference begins Monday, October 14, with a series of afternoon panel presentations on hot topics and up-to-the-minute information on critical compliance, privacy, and litigation issues. On Tuesday, October 15, the conference will split into two dedicated tracks on mortgage- and non-mortgage-specific topics and the group will reconvene for the popular small group workshops. The conference concludes mid-day Wednesday, October 16.

With new content for 2019, speakers will cover the insights and provide the strategies necessary to navigate the industry’s evolving federal and state regulatory landscapes, as well as to prepare for investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions.

The full agenda is forthcoming.

Some of the highlights of this year’s conference include current coverage on:

  •  Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

  • The Changing Role of the CFPB and Increased State Involvement

  • Rulemaking Updates, Regulatory Changes, and Continued Trends

  • Recent Investigations, Enforcement, and Litigation Trends and What’s on the Horizon

  • The Long-awaited Arrival of Proposed Debt Collection Rules and Their Impact on the Financial Services Industry

We're Going Paperless


Printed conference materials are no longer provided to attendees. You will have the ability to go online to access, review, download, and print all of the available presentations prior to the conference. In addition, electronic copies of all materials will be available on the conference app and the conference website, and will remain available for at least six months post-conference.


Networking Opportunities 

With a welcome reception in the historic French Quarter, networking dinners at some of the city's most renowned restaurants, and a late-night networking reception, the Consumer Finance Legal Conference offers several dedicated networking opportunities that are far from ordinary.

Monday Evening Welcome Reception

Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at Latrobe's in the French Quarter. Suggested attire is business casual. 

Latrobe's on Royal, 403 Royal Street, (504) 299-0601 or

Tuesday Evening Networking Dinners

Registrants who select the option to attend our small group Networking Dinners on Tuesday, October 15 will be invited to attend dinner at some of New Orleans' finest restaurants in the French Quarter and Central Business District. 

Suggested attire is business casual. Jackets may be required for men; participants will be notified of any dress code requirements upon confirmation of their dinner group location. 

If you have questions, please contact Anne Leche at or (504) 596-2805. 



Reserve your space now, and join the nationally recognized McGlinchey Stafford Consumer Finance Team and other industry leaders in an up-to-the-minute examination of the issues you will face in coming months.

This program is open to McGlinchey Stafford clients and prospective clients. There is no cost to attend.

For more information, contact Anne Leche at or (504) 596-2805.

Location and Accommodations

Take in the old-world beauty of New Orleans and enjoy the comforts of one of the city's classic hotels, set on the edge of the French Quarter. We are proud to announce the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans will once again serve as the conference's host hotel. Light breakfast, lunch, coffee, dessert breaks, and WiFi will be offered on a complimentary basis throughout the conference. Discounted parking is also available.


921 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 524-1331

The discounted rate for this conference is $279/night. Book rooms before September 12 to secure the group rate. 

Please note that the group rate is available only for stays between October 13 - October 17. If you would like to stay on dates outside of the block, please call Ritz-Carlton Central Reservations to book your stay instead of booking online.

Reservations by Phone

Ritz-Carlton Central Reservations
1 (800) 826-8987

Group Code:
WHFWHFA (King) / WHFWHFB (Double)

Booking Questions or Problems? Contact:

Russell Lapeze
Ritz-Carlton Group Reservations Coordinator
(504) 670-2875

CLE/CRCM Information 

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager Credit (CRCM) will be available for most states. Please indicate your state(s) and bar number(s) on your registration form. A list of those already approved will be made available below. The registration desk will provide you with the forms that you need to earn accreditation. Please complete your forms and return them to the registration desk at the end of the conference. You will receive a certificate of attendance after the conference.



Please direct questions relating to continuing education credits to: 

Ana Sanor
(216) 455-5067


2018 Materials 

2018 Conference attendees may access the conference materials and attendee list through the link below with the event passcode.

Click here to access attendee resources. 

Contact Us

General Inquiries

Anne Leche
McGlinchey Stafford
(504) 596-2805