Sept. 28, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Ralph Wutscher will speak on regulatory and digital tech topics impacting international credit and collection businesses at the GCS Credit Community World Conference in Strasbourg, France, Oct. 26-28.
Mr. Maurice, who serves as outside counsel to RMA International, will speak on the digital transformation of credit and collections and moderate a panel discussion on GDPR, which will include Mr. Wutscher as a speaker. The GDPR panel will cover such issues as vicarious liability, roles and responsibilities and government and industry body support.
Mr. Wutscher will also participate in a session on “Disruptive Tech in Debt Collection and Financial Services,” discussing the changing behavior of hyper-disruptive business models, the enabling influences of fintech, regtech, cloud accounting and automation, and the evolution of big data, and will speak on a global code of conduct for the credit and collections industry.
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Sept. 10, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will discuss consumer bankruptcy law and give guidance to financial services companies at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Austin this week.
Alan Hochheiser will moderate a panel review of federal appellate bankruptcy decisions over the last year. The session will provide analysis of the caselaw and guidance for business lawyers in their dealings with consumer debtors.
Donald Maurice will discuss the unique issues of the pro se bankruptcy debtor and best practices financial services companies should use in their interactions with them.
These sessions are among more than 80 CLE business law programs as well as topical forums covering the latest business law issues to be offered at this year’s annual meeting.
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Sept. 6, 2018 — The latest episode of “The Least Sophisticated Podcast” hosted by Maurice Wutscher attorneys Eric Rosenkoetter and Brent Yarborough delves into bankruptcy law and its intersection with consumer protection laws such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
“Did You Check That Box?” features a discussion on proof of claim litigation with Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser, a leading practitioner in the areas of creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law.
Named as a nod to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s least sophisticated consumer provisions, the podcast is produced by AccountsRecovery.net for the accounts receivable management industry.
The podcast can be accessed for free on iTunes and Google Play or by clicking here.