Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Least Sophisticated Podcast Features 2 New Episodes

June 28, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Eric Rosenkoetter and Brent Yarborough are continuing their compliance podcast for the accounts receivable management industry, “The Least Sophisticated Podcast.”

Named as a nod to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s least sophisticated consumer provisions, the podcast has released nine episodes so far.

The most recent episode discusses the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s June 13 consent order with a holding company and its affiliated operating entities engaged in consumer lending.  This is the second consent order entered by the Bureau under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney.

Episode 8, “State Round-Up With David Reid,” delves into a discussion on what’s going on at the state level in the ARM industry with one of the most respected experts in government affairs.

The podcast can be accessed for free on iTunes and Google Play or by clicking here.

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Discuss Tuition Recovery in Bankruptcy in ABA Webinar

June 18, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Alan C. Hochheiser will be among a panel of speakers presenting an ABA webinar focusing on tuition recovery in bankruptcy on June 21, at noon, entitled “Avoidances Relating to the Debtor’s Children: College and Private Secondary School Tuition.”

Panelists will discuss the state of the law concerning a chapter 7 trustee’s avoidance of a debtor’s pre-petition payment of college tuition for a child, as well as the pre-petition payment of private secondary school tuition for a debtor’s child. The law is split with respect to college tuition recovery, and scant on private secondary school tuition.  Panelists will also discuss a recent case on college tuition that may significantly change the landscape in this area.

The webinar is being presented by the ABA Business Law Section’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee.

For more information, click here.

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Speak at NIADA/NABD Convention

June 6, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss regulatory developments and compliance strategies in debt collection at the NIADA/NABD Convention & Expo in Orlando, June 18-21.

Mr. Maurice’s breakout session — Top Litigation Risks in Debt Collection — will examine the top risks in servicing BHPH accounts and the rules behind first-party debt collection.

The conference is presented by the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association and the National Alliance of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers. For more information and to register, click here.