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Douglas A. Thompson

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PeopleDouglas A. Thompson

  • Pepperdine University (J.D., 1991)
  • Tufts University (B.A., cum laude, 1987)

  • Association of Corporate Counsel (2003-2008)

Publications

  •  “Taking Action On Interagency Climate Financial Risk Guidance,” Author, Law360 (November 2023)
  • "Climate-Related Financial Risk Management Final Interagency Guidance Rules Issued – Now What’s Next?" Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (November 1, 2023)
  • "Truth or Consequences: FTC Revised Endorsement Guides & Class Action Risk," Co-Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (August 8, 2023)
  • “2023 Off & Running in Different ESG Directions?” Author, BankBCLP.com blog (February 9, 2023)
  • “Priorities & Perspectives: U.S. Congressional Large Bank Oversight Hearings September 2022, Author, BankBCLP.com blog (September 28, 2022)
  • “New Fair Banking CRA Legislation: House Committee on Financial Services (HR 8833), Author, BankBCLP.com blog (September 20, 2022)
  • "ESG Aspirations vs. Operations – Momentum in Emerging Greenwashing & Diligence Risks," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (June 21, 2022)
  • "CFPB Director Chopra's Emerging Vision – Supervision Focus and Potential Rule Makings," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (March 7, 2022)
  • "A Clear Conscience - How Heavily Will ESG Factor in Global Regulatory Investigation & Enforcement in 2022?" Author, BCLP Emerging Themes in Financial Regulations (January 2022)
  • "Top Priority – What Will Shape the OCC’s Regulatory Agenda & Priorities in 2022?" Author, BCLP Emerging Themes in Financial Regulations (January 2022)
  • "Vetting Fintechs as Business Risk Partners – OCC Bulletin," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (September 7,2021)
  • "TransUnion v. Ramirez: The Supreme Court Further Narrows Article III Standing and Rejects ‘No Injury’ Class Actions," Author, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Client Alert (June 29, 2021)
  • "New CFPB Consent Decree May Highlight Loss Mitigation Issues for 2021," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (December 23, 2020)
  • "CFPB Highlights Debt Relief Practices in Student Lending," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (November 18,2020)
  • "FinCEN Clarifies Customer Due Diligence Requirements," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (August 13, 2020)
  • "CFPB Focuses on Complaint Trends & Concentrations – Leveraging New Tools," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (August 3, 2020)
  • "SCOTUS Upholds TCPA but Strikes Government Debt Collection Exception," Author, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Client Alert (July 13, 2020)
  • "FTC Deceptive Advertising Health Claims Settlement - Scientific Proof Required," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (July 1, 2020)
  • "CFPB Issues CARES Act Credit Reporting FAQs," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (June 30, 2020)
  • "CFPB Rolls Out Pilot Program Offering Advisory Opinions," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (June 24, 2020)
  • "CFPB Joint Advisory Committee Meeting - COVID-19 Impact Trends," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (May7, 2020)
  • "COVID-19 CFPB Access to Credit Guidance," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (May 1, 2020)
  • "Festival Case May Be Preview Of COVID-19 Consumer Suits," Author, Law360 Expert Analysis (April 2,2020)
  • "Public company PPP participants with liquidity alternatives beware: New U.S. Treasury guidance allows safe harbor for return of funds by May 7, 2020 in cases of insufficient need," Author, BCLPSecCorpGov.com blog (April 23, 2020)
  • "Administering the Paycheck Protection Program and Managing Litigation & Regulatory Risk in the U.S." Author, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Client Alert (April 22, 2020)
  • "COVID-19 Borrower Protection Program Launched by FHFA & CFPB," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (April15, 2020)
  • "Credit Reporting & Collections Forbearance per the CFPB," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (April 9, 2020)
  • "NAAG Polices COVID-19 Price Gouging, Demands Fair Pricing Policies and Actions," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (April 6, 2020)
  • "The First Wave of COVID-19 Consumer Class Actions Has Begun," Author, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Client Alert (March 26, 2020)
  • "2019 Year in Review for Financial Services Class Actions: 2019 Round Up & 2020 Preview," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (February 6, 2020)
  • "CFPB Provides Guidance on UDAAP Abusive Standard," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (January 28, 2020)
  • "FTC Issues Guidance on Proper Disclosures for Social Media Influencers," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (November 6, 2019)
  • "CFPB September 2019 Roundup - Enforcement, Innovation, Consumer Data and Unconstitutionality," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (September 30, 2019)
  • "CFPB Director Kraninger 2019 - Listening Tour and Bureau Priorities," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (December 27, 2018)
  • "FTC and CFPB - Watching Add On Products in Auto Financing and Other Contexts," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (December 13, 2018)
  • "Dutta: The Ninth Circuit Strikes Another Blow to FCRA Plaintiffs," Author, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Client Alert (August 15, 2018)
  • "National Consumer Protection Week: Consumers Join Forces with Agencies," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (March 8, 2018)
  • "CFPB Mulvaney Moments: Enforcement of the Law, Quantitative Impact Analysis & Other Gems," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (March 6, 2018)
  • "Don’t Get TARRed: FTC Continues to Scrutinize Misleading Marketing and Sales Methods," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (November 22, 2017)
  • "New CFPB Rule Prohibits Class Action Waivers," Author, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Client Alert (July14, 2017)
  • "Think Your Market is Global? Then Global Consumer Regulators Likely Are Watching Your Business," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (April 14, 2017)
  • "Mitigating Consumer Risk by Watching the FTC: Five Good Reasons," Author, RetailLawBCLP.com blog (March 8, 2017)
  • "CFPB Customer Complaint Data: Seeing What the Plaintiffs’ Bar Sees," Author, BankBCLP.com blog (February 1, 2017)

Presentations

  • "Sustainability, Risk & Opportunity: Impacts of ESG - Greenwashing and Brandwashing Litigation and Regulatory Risks," Speaker, The Association of Corporate Counsel Arizona January 2024 CLE Meeting (January 16, 2024)
  • "Designing an ESG Strategy that Mitigates the Risks of Greenwashing, Green hushing and Green Claims," Moderator & Panelist, ACI 3rd Annual Summit on ESG (October 12, 2023)
  • "Green Path(s) Forward: Mitigating Financial Sector Climate & Sustainability Risks to Growth Opportunities," Panelist, Lexology Webinar (September 26, 2023)
  • “Aligning Business Strategy with ESG,” Panelist, ACI 2nd Annual Summit on ESG: Building a Better Future for All: Aligning People, Profit, and Purpose by Unlocking ESG opportunities, New York (October 12, 2022)
  • “ESG Sustainability Risks & Opportunities for Bank Climate & Green Strategies,” Panelist, Association of Foreign Banks – CEO Programme Webinar, London, UK (November 24, 2021)
  • “Mitigating Litigation, Operations & Reputation Risk in Today’s ESG Social Activism Environment,” Speaker, Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Compliance & Legal Annual Seminar – Learning Lab Webinar (July 20, 2021)
  • “Regulatory & Risk Priorities for Large Banks – US Focus,” Speaker, BCLP Emerging Themes in Financial Regulation 2021 Webinar (February 4, 2021)
  • “Class Action Litigation Risk Developments: Spokeo Standing & Stacked Damages Claims,” Speaker, Mortgage Bankers Association Legal Issues & Regulatory Compliance Conference, Los Angeles, CA (April 29, 2018)
  • “Achieve Your Goals: Marrying the Business of Law with the Practice of Law,” Speaker, The Association of Corporate Counsel Southern California Roundtable CLEs, Los Angeles, Irvine, and Calabasas, CA (July 18-20, 2017); The Association of Corporate Counsel Southern California In-House Boot Camp, Los Angeles, CA (September 13, 2017)
  • “CFPB 2017 – Agency Priorities and Areas of Emphasis, and Industry Planning Moving Forward,” Speaker, California Bankers Association Directors Conference & 50th Annual Bank Counsel Seminar (June 2017)

  • Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent Rating
  • LA500 Most Influential People in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Business Journal (2019)

  • United States Olympic & Paralympic Foundation
    • Foundation Trustee (2023-Present)
  • Harlem Lacrosse
    • Los Angeles Advisory Board Member (2024-Present)
  • United Way of Greater Los Angeles
    • Tocqueville Society
      • Cabinet Co-Chair (2018-2022)
      • Member (2017-2023)
  • Teach Democracy - formerly Constitutional Rights Foundation 
    • Executive Committee of Board (2014-2023)
    • Director (2005-2023)
  • Civil Justice Association of California
    • Director (2003-2008)
  • California Governor-Elect Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Transition Working Group for Civil Justice
    • Member (2003)

  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
    • Partner (2009-2023)
  • Bank of America
    • Managing Director and General Counsel, Litigation (1997-2008)
  • Garfield Tepper Epstein & Turner
    • Litigation Associate (1991-1997)

  • California

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California