Monthly Archives: January 2019

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak at RMAI Conference

Jan. 23, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan HochheiserDonald Maurice and Shannon Miller will speak on a number of legal topics of interest to the receivables management industry at RMAI’s annual conference in Las Vegas Feb. 5-7.

Mr. Hochheiser will examine current legal issues in the debt buying industry and answer questions regarding best practices for debt buyers.

Mr. Maurice will participate in a talk on the purchase and collection of international debt and give an update on state and federal legislative and regulatory developments for the receivables industry.

Mr. Miller will discuss the status of “meaningful attorney involvement” as well as what it means to be “meaningfully involved” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Receivables Management Association International is the nonprofit trade association that represents more than 500 businesses that support the purchase of performing and nonperforming receivables on the secondary market. For more information about the conference, click here.

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller to Discuss FDCPA-Compliant Notices in RMAI Webinar

Jan. 14, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller will be among a panel of speakers presenting an RMA International webinar Jan. 31, at noon ET, “Demand Letters and Disclosure Requirements.”

During the webinar, panelists will discuss the necessary components of an FDCPA-compliant validation notice and address the statutory requirements and evolving case law that has complicated the way debt buyers and debt collectors craft their notices.

The panel will also review the kinds of disclosures that must appear in a debt validation notice or other written communications, outline risk management techniques in the context of letter writing and make practical recommendations on how to avoid compliance pitfalls.

For more information and to register, click here.