Millions of consumers, including low income consumers, use mobile devices for banking and paying for goods yet few lawyers are familiar with this area of the law. After this webinar, you will be able to help your clients protect themselves. Topics include remote deposit capture, security, privacy, on-line contracting, CFPB involvement, stolen phones, unauthorized transfers and charges to mobile phone bills.
What You Will Learn
- Recognize the problems consumers encounter when engaging in mobile financial transactions
- Apply the laws of mobile financial transactions and understand major gaps in the law
- Identify potential obstacles as well as opportunities for successful resolution of your client’s problems
Mark Budnitz is Professor of Law, Emeritus at Georgia State University College of Law. He has taught Payment Systems, Consumer Protection, Sales and The Law of Electronic Commerce. For ten years, he served as a legal services attorney specializing in consumer protection including Executive Director of the National Consumer Law Center. He has published over thirty articles on consumer protection and electronic payment systems as well as other topics. Until recently, he was the co-author of Consumer Banking and Payments Law and The Law of Lender Liability. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Law Center and Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Advisory Committee. He is a member of the American Law Institute and was a member of the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council.