Monthly Archives: October 2014

DBA International Taps Maurice as Legal Counsel

Oct. 22, 2014 — DBA International has retained Donald Maurice as a legal consultant specializing in state and federal legislative activities. Maurice will examine judicial, legislative and regulatory trends in the financial services industry, providing insight and analysis. He will advise the DBA membership on legal issues and represent the nonprofit trade association before various groups and regulators.

“We are thrilled to add Don to the DBA team. With his extensive knowledge of the financial services industry, as well as the laws and regulations governing debt buyers and collection firms, Don will be a great asset to our organization by representing the industry before key opinion leaders,” said Bryan Faliero, DBA International’s board president. 

Maurice to Speak at NARCA Meeting

Oct. 20, 2014 — Donald Maurice will speak at the fall meeting of the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys in Las Vegas. Maurice will participate in a discussion of meaningful attorney review and the supervision of non-attorneys. To register, go to


Maurice to Discuss CFPB Compliance at Consumer Finance Conference

Oct. 16, 2014 — Donald Maurice will discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent enforcement actions and how to prepare for investigations and examinations at the American Conference Institute’s Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation.

The event is designed to give in-house and outside counsel strategies to address class actions, litigation and government enforcement actions in the consumer finance industry. It will be held at the New York Marriott Downtown on Jan. 29 and 30. To receive a discounted rate, contact Lisa Laratro at 212-352-3220 ext. 5522 by Oct. 30 and mention Maurice’s name. The conference brochure is available here.

Maurice Reviews Ethics, Compliance Matters at PACBA Meeting

Oct. 8, 2014 — Donald Maurice reviewed professional responsibility and compliance matters at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Creditors Bar Association on Oct. 6. In his talk, Maurice covered meaningful attorney involvement, supervision and audit of co-counsel and how to address Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issues, including civil investigative demands.