Ari Karen, an attorney at Offit Kurman, has counseled several mortgage banks and financial services firms on the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to allowing institutions to remain compliant with wage hour laws. He counsels clients in proactive and practical means of compliance with technical wage-hour laws and other labor and employment regulations. His litigation expertise includes unfair competition, fiduciary breach, partnership disputes, worker misclassification and minimum wage and overtime claims in all state and federal trial and appellate courts. He has spoken at several industry conferences.
Recent Stories From this Author
Will Court Move Lead to CFPB Uncertainty?
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The CFPB’s Horizontal Push
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New CFPB Clarifications Add to Regulatory Framework
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A Compliance Case Study
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CFPB MI Move Has Broader Implications
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Who Is an Originator?
April 12, 2013 Since the final loan officer compensation rule came out, many have been trying to figure out who exactly is considered an...
Preparing for a CFPB Exam
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Originator Concerns: First Signs of Trouble
March 31, 2013 Learn the top three warning signs that there may be trouble with an originator that could lead to legal/compliance risks.
The Problem with Open Ended Loans
March 22, 2013 The safest bet is to put plans in place that avoid strong incentives to steer a customer to a less appropriate loan.
Clearing Up the Confusion on Compensating Managers/Owners
March 15, 2013 New loan officer compensation laws that exclude payments to originators of 10 or fewer loans over a 12 month period are...
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