Monthly Archives: May 2019

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Speak at NIADA/NABD Convention

May 24, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Alan Hochheiser will discuss current trends in bankruptcy filings and strategies to avoid litigation at the NIADA/NABD Convention & Expo in Las Vegas on June 19.

In Mr. Hochheiser’s breakout session — Seeing an Increase in Bankruptcy Filings? How to Prosper, Avoid Sanctions and Do It Right — he will explain what to do when a customer files bankruptcy and how to properly handle bankruptcy matters.

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.

Maurice Wutscher Webinar Series to Examine CFPB’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on FDCPA

May 14, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher is hosting a three part webinar series on May 15, May 22 and June 6 examining the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Years in the making, the proposed rules bring significant changes to the form and manner of debt collector communications to consumers, credit reporting and litigation activity.

Interested parties will have 90 days from publication in the Federal Register to submit comments to the rules.

The webinars will be presented by Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice,Shannon MillerEric Rosenkoetter and Brent Yarborough.

On Wednesday, May 15 at 2 pm ET, Part 1 will provide an overview of the NPRM and

the proposals for validation notices. Click here to register.

On Wednesday, May 22 at 2 pm ET, Part 2 will look at communications with consumers under the proposed rules. Click here to register.

On Thursday, June 6 at 2 pm ET, Part 3 will take a closer look at the rules, including potential conflicts with state communication requirements, validation notices, collecting on decedents’ accounts, meaningful attorney involvement, time-barred debt and restrictions on sale. Click here to register.

Members of Receivables Management Association International will receive 1.5 certification credits for completing each webinar.

 

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss CFPB’s Proposed Rules for FDCPA During RMAI Webinar May 13

May 10, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act during a webinar presented by Receivables Management Association International on May 13 at 12 pm ET.

Years in the making, the proposed rules bring significant changes to the form and manner of debt collector communications to consumers, credit reporting and litigation activity.

Interested parties will have 90 days from publication in the Federal Register to submit comments to the rules.

This webinar is the first in an RMAI series of webinars on the proposed rules; it will provide an outline of the rules and discuss the role RMAI members have in shaping the final rules. Click here to register.