July 30, 2015 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss litigation risks for debt buyers and more at the DBA International Executive Summit in Park City, Utah, Aug. 11-13.
Mr. Maurice will participate in a panel review of top litigation risks for debt buyers, including collecting interest on purchased debt, time-barred debt, settlement offers and the TCPA. He also will present on ethics and its role in a robust compliance management system and will discuss the CFPB’s recent consent order with JP Morgan Chase.
For more information and to see the agenda, click here.
July 29, 2015 — At a recent ACI Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, Maurice Wutscher attorney Ralph Wutscher spoke about disparate impact claims in the auto lending industry during a session on “Student Loans and Auto Loans: Managing Enhanced Government Scrutiny and an Increase in Enforcement Actions, Assessing the Rise in Disparate Impact Claims and Allegations of Fair Lending Violations, and Defending Against Private Litigation.”
In his presentation, Mr. Wutscher examined the CFPB’s and DOJ’s enhanced scrutiny of the auto lending industry, trends in auto lending litigation and settlements, the rise in disparate impact claims in auto finance, and how to avoid and defend against auto lending claims.
July 24, 2015 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice was quoted in a Law.com article today about how new regulations and an uptick in FDCPA litigation have impacted the foreclosure climate; one result has been a negative impact on the law firms representing lenders and servicers.
“New Foreclosure Climate Brings Law Firm Casualties” is available at Law.com.