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Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Discuss Debt Consolidation, Bankruptcy Issues for Lenders


Jan. 17, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will discuss debt consolidation and bankruptcy issues for lenders at the LoanTape Legal and Regulatory Conference on Jan. 30. During their presentation, Hochheiser and Maurice will give guidance on issues that land creditors in trouble when collecting delinquent debts, selling charged-off and defaulted debt, avoiding sanctions in bankruptcy matters and maximizing recoveries in bankruptcy proceedings. The conference is a forum for in-depth discussion of legal...

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys Speak at ABA’s CFSC Winter Meeting


Jan. 8, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher’s Ernest P. Wagner and D. Sharmin Arefin spoke at the ABA’s Consumer Financial Services Committee winter meeting this week. Wagner joined a panel in discussing the new federal Defend Trade Secrets Act’s impact on the recruiting practices of mortgage lenders, best practices for companies to employ in recruiting to minimize risk, and the latest updates on court opinions construing the new legislation. Arefin moderated the panel discussion, "Diverse Legal Career Paths in Consumer Financial...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Present Chapter 13 Basics in ABA Webinar


Dec. 29, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Alan C. Hochheiser will be among a panel of speakers presenting an ABA webinar Jan. 10, at noon, “The Nuts and Bolts of Chapter 13 & Practice Points." Panelists will discuss the basics of chapter 13 and present a hypothetical chapter 13 case during the webinar. The webinar is part of a series on consumer bankruptcy being presented by the ABA Business Law Section’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee and the Bankruptcy Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the ABA Business Law...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller to Review Strategies for ARM Industry in Webinar


Dec. 13, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller will participate in a webinar on Dec. 19 discussing strategies to help collection agencies manage meritless lawsuits. Presented by AccountsRecovery.net, Miller will join a panel of attorneys in examining recent rulings relevant to the accounts receivable management industry and how they may impact their operations. Register for the webinar here. Miller is based in Maurice Wutscher's Pennsylvania office where he focuses his practice on various aspects of financial services...

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Discuss Collection Law Compliance in CLE Seminar


Nov. 22, 2017 -- Maurice Wutscher attorneys Thomas R. Dominczyk and Shannon P. Miller will be panel speakers in a one-day seminar focusing on compliance guidance for debt collectors on Dec. 7 in Philadelphia. Presented by the National Business Institute, the seminar will cover all aspects of collections law including the latest developments with the FDCPA and TCPA; CFPB enforcement actions; locating assets, garnishing accounts and attaching liens; jurisdiction and venue issues; how bankruptcy affects collections; attorney's fees; ethics...

Alan Hochheiser to Speak on New Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Rules in ABA Webinar 


Nov. 8, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher’s Alan C. Hochheiser will be among a panel of speakers presenting an ABA webinar Nov. 15 at noon, “The New Chapter 13 Plan: What Debtors and Creditors Need to Know.” On Dec. 1, significant amendments to the Bankruptcy Code and Rules pertaining to the filing of proof of claims and the national Chapter 13 Plan go into effect. The amendments are critical to a chapter 13 debtor or creditor practice. Panelists will discuss the changes, what businesses must do to comply with the amendments and best...

Alan Hochheiser to Speak on Consumer Bankruptcy Law Developments in ABA Webinar 


Nov. 1, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher’s Alan C. Hochheiser will be among a panel of speakers presenting an ABA webinar Nov. 29 at noon, “Recent Consumer Bankruptcy Law Developments Affecting Businesses Operating In That Environment.” Panelists will review U.S. Supreme Court decisions and Circuit Court decisions in consumer bankruptcy over the last year and provide guidance for business lawyers in their dealings with consumer debtors. Originally scheduled for Nov. 7, the webinar is being presented by the ABA Business Law Section’s...
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