2007 has been a rocky year in the financial services area. Join the Partners in Kelley Drye's Consumer and Merchant Financial Services group as they share insights and strategies on weathering the latest in consumer lending, fair credit, financial privacy, and related issues for financial services clients ranging from banks and mortgage lenders to consumer finance businesses and online merchants. We'll also take a look at the year's legal, regulatory, and legislative developments, as well as look ahead to 2008.

Kelley Drye's Consumer and Merchant Financial Services Practice offers strategic advice, counseling and compliance, investigators and litigation expertise to both the consumer financial services and merchant communities, and has been successfully engaged by a broad range of clients, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 retailers, online retail merchants, corporations, telecommunications companies, healthcare management service providers, finance companies, and startup ventures to address their financial services-related needs.

In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board, this non-transitional continuing legal education program is not approved for the newly admitted attorney within the first two years of admission to the Bar. Receive 2.0 New York CLE Credit Hours of Professional Practice

Cocktail reception to follow