Understanding the Metro 2 Reporting Format

September 22, 2020, 2:15 p.m. ET–3:15 p.m. ET
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Strategy: Structuring and Plotting the Case

In response to the challenges our community is facing at this time, we have reduced our webinar price for private attorney members to $40 per webinar.

Private Members: $40
Legal Aid and Public Interest Members: $30
Nonmembers: $90 (Email training@consumeradvocates.org to start vetting process)

If you are litigating FCRA cases involving the Big Three nationwide CRAs (Equifax/Experian/TransUnion) or furnishers to those CRAs, you need to understand the Metro 2 Reporting format.  This is standardized format that furnishers use to report data to the Big Three.  This webinar will provide an overview of the format for FCRA practitioners at the Intermediate level.

What You Will Learn

  • What the basics of the Metro 2 reporting format are
  • What the key fields in the format are
  • What the legal significance is of this manual for FCRA cases

Speakers

Leonard Bennett has been a trial attorney and consumer advocate since 1994 in Newport News, VA. Mr. Bennett’s practice is focused on the representation of consumers.  He has litigated individual and class cases throughout the country, trying as many credit reporting cases to a jury as nearly anyone in the nation and has been approved as Class Counsel in numerous class action cases.

Chi Chi Wu is a staff attorney at NCLC focusing on consumer credit issues, including fair credit reporting, credit cards, tax-consumer issues, and medical debt. Chi Chi is lead author of Fair Credit Reporting Act and a contributing author to Collection Actions, Consumer Credit Regulation, and Truth in Lending.

CLE Credit

Are you interested in receiving CLE credit for this webinar? NACA does not seek CLE approval for each webinar in each individual state.  Individual attorneys can generally apply for, and receive CLE credit, in their respective states. Please note that NACA is now a State Bar of California MCLE Provider and this webinar is considered pre-approved for CLE credits for lawyers practicing in California. NACA will provide, upon request, certificates of attendance to be used in state bar applications and for records required by California attorneys. Email training@consumeradvocates.org to request a certificate of attendance. 

Refund Policy

Please note that there are no refunds for webinars since participants can view the presentation after it has taken place. If your registration was submitted less than two hours prior to the event, it is not guaranteed that you will receive access to participate in the live presentation. However, you will receive access to the recorded webinar in the coming days.

Why You Should Register Even If You Can’t Attend the Live Webinar

For each webinar you register for, regardless of whether you attend live, you will automatically receive an email inviting you to view a recording of the webinar and also containing attachments of the Power Point presentation and any other supplemental materials within two business days of the live webinar. This way, if you have a time conflict, you will be able to listen to the webinar and study the course materials at your convenience. If you have any questions, please email training@consumeradvocates.org.