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The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Thursday, November 3, 2011

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
2011: An Extraordinary Year
Panelist: Bob Berger, Vice President, Collections and Debt Sales, NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Moderator: Sean McVity, Managing Partner, GARNET CAPITAL ADVISORS, LLC
Michael Taulbee, SVP of Recovery and Director of Asset Sales, CITIGROUP

2011 has been a landmark year in the debt-sales market: a historic shift in the debt-purchasing industry, and significant changes in the very structure of sellers’ market strategies. A leading debt broker and two major national debt-selling creditors discuss the year’s events and offer valuable insight into the placement and sale strategies of both spot and flow sellers.

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Assessing the Financial, Operational and Regulatory Health of Collection Agencies and Debt Buyers
Panelists: Michael Flock, Managing Partner, FLOCK ADVISORS
Panelist: Charlie Allen, VP of Operations, CBE GROUP
Panelist: Irwin Bernstein, CEO, ALLGATE
Panelist: Al Brothers, CEO, CAVALRY
Panelist: Ken Muldowney, Vice President, REGIONS BANK

How do Creditors assess the financial stability of the collection agencies and debt buyers they partner with? What are critical balance sheet and income statement metrics? How are key operational processes and internal controls assessed and validated to ensure that assets are safeguarded? How can the Creditor gain comfort that agencies and debt buyers comply with legal and regulatory rules to minimize public exposure? How can agencies and debt buyers prepare for these audits?

4:00PM - 5:00PM
International Outsourcing Opportunities and Challenges
Moderator: Mark Eichler, AVP - Vendor Manager, FIFTH THIRD BANK
Panelist: Tim Bauer, Chief Executive Officer, INTEGRITY SOLUTION SERVICES, INC. (ISSI)
Panelist: Tim Casey, President and CEO, TELEPERFORMANCE ARM
Panelist: Jay King, Senior Vice President of Operations, NCO

• Review of key regions: Canada, Caribbean, Latin America, South America, Other? • Call qualities on voice and non-voice work - who's doing better? • Labor cost trends • US unemployment impact on off-shore - is outsourcing coming back to USA • Regulatory challenges: TCPA, FDCPA, new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau • Trends to reduce call attempts per day/week • Success through web chat • Markets poised for growth • Using “Work from Home” agents for pre-charge-off work

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Missing Link to Collections Success: Creating a 360 Degree View of your Customer’s Wallet
Hugh Lloyd-Thomas, Group Vice President, Consumer Credit., IXI CORPORATION

Additional data sources that are far too often overlooked - household wealth, assets and ability to pay - are the engines that drives solutions such as income, discretionary spend, and ability to pay solutions. Whether you are a bank, a collection agency or a debt buyer, this presentation will show you how a greater understanding of household wealth and assets can help provide the full 360 degree view of your customers wallet and household balance sheet ……the missing link to collections success.