Albany is the capital of New York and a commercial and governmental hub of the Northeast. The attorneys in our Albany office represent clients in consumer financial law and banking law, providing legal counsel to financial institutions conducting business across the country.
Deep Dive into Consumer FinancePodcast: BSA, OFAC, KYC, and CIP – What do they mean to me?
September 15, 2021
The Bank Secrecy Act and parts of the U.S. Patriot Act's OFAC requirements have seemingly similar goals: to prevent money laundering and the funding of terrorist activities. Yet a lively debate surrounds which entities are covered by these acts, what the acts stipulate, and what entities must do to comply with them.
Attorney PresentationState Law Regulatory and Enforcement Trends
September 13, 2021
Member Jeffrey Barringer will participate in a breakout session on September 13, 2021, during the MBA's Regulatory Compliance Conference in Washington, DC.
McGlinchey News Release57 McGlinchey Attorneys Recognized in 2022 ‘Best Lawyers in America’ and ‘Ones to Watch’
August 19, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford is proud to announce that 57 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.
PodcastsPodcast: Repossessions and Bankruptcy Post-COVID, Post-Fulton
July 21, 2021
COVID-19’s economic impact on borrowers’ ability to repay loans has had major repercussions for auto lenders, and the U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision relating to repossessions in bankruptcy. As COVID borrower relief programs wind down, what is the forecast for auto repossessions?
Attorney Published ArticleDo you need to know your customer?
June 18, 2021
Auto dealerships and lenders are likely familiar with “know your customer” requirements, which typically involve obtaining identification information from customers and verifying that information.
Attorney PresentationNew York Legislative Session Wrap Up
June 17, 2021
Jeff Barringer (Albany) will present a wrap-up of the New York Legislative Session during the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) State Legislative & Regulatory Committee (SLRC) Meeting on June 17, 2021.
Attorney Published ArticlePost-repossession: Can a borrower ‘cure’ a default and get their car back?
May 21, 2021
Coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the auto finance industry will face a number of issues when it comes to self-help repossession following a borrower’s default.
AlertThe Impact of the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act
April 7, 2021
On March 2, 2021, the Commonwealth of Virginia enacted the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act, making Virginia the second state in the United States to enact a comprehensive data privacy regime, following in the footsteps of the CCPA of 2018.
McGlinchey News ReleaseMcGlinchey Names New Office Managing Attorneys
March 10, 2021
McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce that in 2021, eight attorneys have been promoted to Office Managing Members (Partners) within the firm.
Attorney Published ArticleNew Year Continues Challenging Regulatory Environment
Jeffrey Barringer (Albany) and Devin Leary-Hanebrink (Washington, DC) authored a column in the January/February 2021 issue of MH Insider on the latest federal and state regulatory changes.