Ari Karen


Offit | Kurman

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

How Disparate Impact Ruling Affects Lenders' Daily Operations
July 6, 2015 The Supreme Court's recent ruling that the disparate impact theory of liability can be applied to the Fair Housing Act means...

CFPB Strong-Arms Statute Of Limitation, Referrals
July 2, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's reach beyond RESPA's statute of limitations and subjective lens on marketing...

Argument Against LO Comp Law Misses the Point
June 23, 2015 A recent critique of the CFPB's enforcement action against an alleged loan officer point bank run by RPM Mortgage perpetuates...

With Slush Fund Crackdown, CFPB Gets Serious on Loan Officer Comp
June 10, 2015 Two recent settlements show how far the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is willing to go to pursue lenders it believes...

The Fair-Lending Risks of Unmonitored TPO Pricing Discretion
June 3, 2015 Recent regulatory action against a California lender is a lesson for lenders with substandard monitoring of broker fees.

The TRID Loophole the CPFB Says Is Legit
May 28, 2015 There's a workaround for lenders to issue pre-approvals without triggering the three-day window for delivering the new Loan...

Don't Play Telephone with Vendor Oversight
May 19, 2015 Consent orders with Sprint and Verizon demonstrate the extent that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expects businesses...

Nothing and No One Is Too Small for the CFPB
May 13, 2015 The CFPB's powers to initiate enforcement actions are nearly boundless.

Watch for Variations Among States' Minimum AMC Requirements
May 6, 2015 Implementing minimum requirements for appraisal management companies raise opportunities for varied and potentially...

How Quality Customer Service Can Keep Mortgage Lenders Compliant
April 27, 2015 When insensitive consumer policies are implemented the result can be a costly compliance violation.

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