Little Silver, NJ: Matthew Cohen, a noted Monmouth County
attorney and principal of Two Rivers Title Company in Little Silver, NJ, will
be leading a discussion on the recent new rules established by the Consumer
Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) pertaining to residential real estate
settlements, and the potential effect on title insurers and real estate
attorneys throughout the state. The
presentation will take place during the New Jersey State Bar Association annual
meeting on May 15th at the Borgata Casino's Water Club in Atlantic City, NJ.
Cohen will specifically address how the upcoming CFPB rule changes will affect attorneys who represent clients buying and selling real estate during the settlement process. Such changes include requirements for internal financial controls, handling of privacy issues, as well as new settlement forms which will be required during the transaction. Cohen will also discuss the American Land Tile Association's (ALTA) "Seven Pillars of Best Practices" that address these changes, and how attorneys and title professionals can be compliant by following them. Presenting with Cohen will be F. Bradford Batcha, Esq., of the law firm Batcha & Batcha, LLC in Red Bank NJ.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a component of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Public Law No. 111-203 (Dodd-Frank Act). The act was signed into federal law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010.
About Matthew Cohen:
Matthew Cohen, Esq. has been a member of the New Jersey and New York Bars for 24 years. A graduate of Rutgers College and Rutgers Law School-Newark, Matthew was a member of the Computer and Technology Law Journal. Prior to his entry into the title insurance industry, he maintained a general law practice, concentrating in the areas of residential and commercial real estate transactions, probate, land use, and bankruptcy.
Currently, Matthew is a licensed Title Producer in several states and is a Principle, and Senior Examiner for Two Rivers Title Company, L.L.C., a full service title agency and settlement company licensed and operating in six East Coast States with its New Jersey headquarters located in Little Silver, Monmouth County . Two Rivers is a member of the New Jersey Land Title Association and the American Land Title Association.
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