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Action against mortgage fraud conference


14 September 2017

Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Venue: TBC, London
Price: £385 (VAT exempt) members
£385 (VAT exempt) associates
£505 (VAT exempt) non-members
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Action against mortgage fraud conference

About this event

The CML’s mortgage fraud prevention conference will bring together key stakeholders to discuss current and future issues in the fight against financial crime. This year's event will focus on the positive action being taken to combat mortgage fraud throughout the industry and highlight recent trends, as well as looking at the effects of the latest legal judgments and government schemes.

Topics will include:

  • Cyber resilience  
  • Combating digital crime
  • Practical examples
  • Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)
  • Online verification
  • Effects of government schemes and housing policy on fraud

This event is aimed at:

Anyone working in fraud prevention teams within lenders, legal and risk specialists, business quality experts and anyone else with an interest in preventing financial crime within the mortgage industry.

A full programme for this event will be available shortly.

Feedback from past attendees:

"I thought the day was excellent with relevant topics & good presenters"

"Very good & informative event with rich quality information"

"Good mix of topics and presenters"

"Good range of different speakers with interesting and helpful facts"


CML member and associate rate: £385 (VAT exempt)
Non-member rate: £505 (VAT exempt)

*This event is closed to press*

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0930 - 1000


Registration and refreshments

1000 - 1010


Welcome and introduction

1010 - 1100


Cyber resilience

1010 - 1030


Current trends and red flags

1030 - 1100


Technology case study

1030 - 1100  


1100 – 1150   Trust thy solicitor!..... But can you?

Justin Parkinson, Managing Director, Decision First Ltd

  • Knowing who’s acting for you
  • Knowing who owns them
  • Knowing the changes and preventing the last minute amendments that simply provide a perfect opportunity to defraud
1200 - 1230  

Income verification panel

1220 -1320  


1320 – 1340   Practical examples of mortgage fraud and how they affect mortgage lenders

Georgina Squire, Partner, Rosling King LLP

 Examples of identity fraud in mortgage lending

  • The significant impact of the Mischon de Reya case on mortgage fraud
  • Who is responsible when it all goes wrong? The changes in the law after the BPE case in the Supreme Court
  • Practical tips for lenders to avoid mortgage fraud
1340 - 1410   How lawyers can help you recover at least part of the proceeds
Adam Rosenthal, Barrister, Falcon Chambers
Joe Ollech, Barrister, Falcon Chambers


1410 - 1430    GDPR information sharing 

Vikki Hoyle, Senior Associate, Walker Morris

1430 - 1500  


1500 - 1520  

Right to buy - fraud issues

1520 – 1550  

Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS)

1550 - 1600 



Chair's closing remarks

Conference Close

Sponsorship opportunities for this conference are available. Please contact richard.patrick@cml.org.uk for more details

 Exhibitors include:


CoreLogic is a global provider of information intelligence to identify and manage growth opportunities, improve business performance and manage risk. Their clients turn to them as a market leader for unique property-level insights. Working collaboratively, they deliver value across their clients’ business operations. Their industry experts address challenges to present innovative cost-effective solutions.

W: www.corelogicsolutions.co.uk

Registers of Scotland

Registers of Scotland (RoS) is the government department responsible for compiling and maintaining registers relating to land, property and other legal documents in Scotland.

RoS aspire to become a digital-first organisation by 2020, and have recently introduced the Digital Discharge Service, which dramatically increases efficiency in the mortgage security discharge process.

W: www.ros.gov.uk
E: kevin.stewart@ros.gov.uk

Contact us

Laura Marshall

Telephone: 08453736771