WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 12, 2021 – Benjamin M. Saul, a Financial Regulatory and Compliance Practice shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Washington, D.C. office has been elected to the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law (CCFL).
“Founded in 1926 by members of the legal profession and the financial services industry, CCFL is a non-profit organization that offers educational services, publications and research relating to consumer financial services law. As a member of the Governing Committee, Saul and other committee members establish policies and direct the activities of the CCFL,” according to the CCFL website.
Saul, a Fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services, has worked with clients on high-stakes regulatory, enforcement, and litigation matters for two decades and is known as a leader in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) matters.
Beyond his CFPB work, Saul routinely assists clients in matters involving the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of the Controller of the Currency, Federal Reserve Board, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, state financial services authorities, state attorneys general, and state civil rights commissions.
Saul also helps fintech, non-bank lending and servicing, bank, money services business, and related clients develop products and services and comply with federal and state financial services laws. His recent matters have involved, among other things, marketplace and online lending, crypto and DeFi, digital banking, neo-banking and banking as a service, and e-payments.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group has wide-ranging experience assisting national, regional, and local clients in a variety of matters affecting the financial services industry. The national team of skilled attorneys works with clients as they face regulatory, litigation, legislative, supervision, examination, licensing, compliance, and governance matters. Greenberg Traurig’s regulatory attorneys regularly advise banks, broker-dealers, investment advisors, mortgage lenders and servicers, small dollar lenders, consumer finance companies, registered and private investment funds, debt collectors, and other financial institutions in complying with state and federal regulatory requirements and interfacing with governmental agencies.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 4.0 Plus Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com