Monthly Archives: February 2017

Maurice Wutscher’s Keith Wier to Discuss Recent Supreme Court Rulings in Consumer Law

Feb. 23, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher’s Keith Wier will participate in a webinar presented by NARCA this Monday, Feb. 27.

Mr. Wier will be among a panel of speakers to discuss three recent Supreme Court decisions affecting consumer financial services law in “The Supreme Court’s Trilogy on Consumer Law.”

The decisions are expected to have a significant impact on statutory claims brought by consumers; the presentation will review the decisions and explore how courts from around the country have been interpreting and applying these decisions.

For more information, click here.

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Discusses CFPB Compliance Bulletin in

2ake0qaj_400x400Feb. 3, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher partner Donald Maurice is quoted in a article regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent guidance for financial services companies regarding the use of employee incentives and quotas.

Published in the Federal Register on Jan. 18, “Compliance Bulletin 2016-03: Detecting and Preventing Consumer Harm From Production Incentives” describes steps the industry should take to ensure incentives do not pose risks to consumers.

The article, “CFPB warning: incentives can harm consumers” is available here.

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Speak at DBA International Conference

Feb. 2, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice will participate in several panel discussions at DBA International’s annual conference in Las Vegas Feb. 7-9.

Mr. Maurice will give a talk on ethics-driven compliance management. He will also participate in sessions concerning the new federal regulatory environment and concerning legislative and regulatory issues for the debt buying industry at the state and federal levels.

For more information about the conference, click here.