Please join Consumer Financial Services Partner Chris Willis and his guest and colleague Tony Kaye as they discuss the recently enacted California Senate Bill 1311 or Military and Veteran Consumer Protection Act of 2022. Effective January 1, 2023, the new bill — drawn up by the California attorney general’s office — intends to enhance consumer protections for military service members, directly affecting the Military Lending Act’s exception for loans to purchase motor vehicles and other personal property.

Consumer Financial Services Partner Tony Kaye brings a broad knowledge in military lending laws. He regularly advises financial services providers on compliance issues, while also guiding financial institutions to successfully navigate CFPB investigations and a variety of other government investigations, examinations, and enforcement actions.

Transcript: California Updates Protections for Service Members and Veterans (PDF)

Photo of Anthony Kaye Anthony Kaye

Tony counsels financial services providers on compliance issues, including military lending laws, defends clients facing government investigations, examinations and enforcement actions, and defends individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers. Clients appreciate Tony’s collaborative, common-sense and cost-effective approach to evaluating and solving

Tony counsels financial services providers on compliance issues, including military lending laws, defends clients facing government investigations, examinations and enforcement actions, and defends individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers. Clients appreciate Tony’s collaborative, common-sense and cost-effective approach to evaluating and solving problems.

Photo of Chris Willis Chris Willis

Chris is the co-leader of the Consumer Financial Services Regulatory practice at the firm. He advises financial services institutions facing state and federal government investigations and examinations, counseling them on compliance issues including UDAP/UDAAP, credit reporting, debt collection, and fair lending, and defending…

Chris is the co-leader of the Consumer Financial Services Regulatory practice at the firm. He advises financial services institutions facing state and federal government investigations and examinations, counseling them on compliance issues including UDAP/UDAAP, credit reporting, debt collection, and fair lending, and defending them in individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers and enforcement actions brought by government agencies.