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Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak on Data Privacy, Compliance at RMAI Conference


Feb. 1, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will speak on data privacy, compliance, legislative, and regulatory matters impacting the receivables management industry at RMAI’s annual conference in Las Vegas Feb. 6-9. Mr. Hochheiser will discuss current issues in the receivables management industry and share insights on how to mitigate risk and stay compliant. Mr. Maurice will give a talk on ethics-driven compliance management and participate in a session reviewing new state and federal laws and...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Discuss Best Practices in Consumer Bankruptcy Matters


Jan. 20, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser will discuss best practices for the accounts receivable management industry concerning consumers who have filed for bankruptcy protection during a webinar Thursday, Jan 26, at 1 pm ET. In this webinar, Mr. Hochheiser and panel will break down what creditors and collectors need to know about consumers and bankruptcy. "What You Need to Know About Consumers and Bankruptcy" is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. To register for the complimentary...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller Takes a Closer Look at Medical Debt and How It Is Being Regulated in Westlaw Today


Jan. 17, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller has published an article, “Regulating medical debt collection: A 2022 review and look ahead," on Thomson Reuters Westlaw Today. In the article, Mr. Miller discusses the record amounts of medical debt created by the COVID-19 pandemic. That coupled with "flaws in how medical services are billed and what understanding consumers have of their financial responsibility for these services" led to more regulatory activity of medical debt in 2022. "Last year saw an influx of...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Sums Up 2022’s Top Trends in Bankruptcy Law for Law360


Jan. 12, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser sums up the top trends in bankruptcy law during 2022 and looks ahead to what 2023 may hold in an expert analysis article for Law360. In "Takeaways From 2022's Top Bankruptcy Trends," Mr. Hochheiser explains that despite fewer overall bankruptcies registered, 2022 saw an increase in novel bankruptcy litigation issues in both consumer and commercial matters, particularly regarding procedures, stay violations, new options, and student loan discharge. Alan...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss New York’s Proposed Amendment to Debt Collection Regulation


Jan. 4, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss the New York Department of Financial Services' updated proposal for new debt collection rules during a webinar Friday, Jan. 6 at 3 pm ET. The amendment, while still open for comment, has a number of new wrinkles and provisions that could change the process through which debts are collected in New York. In this webinar, Mr. Maurice and panel will walk through the proposed changes and discuss next steps for creditors and collectors. "Understanding the New New...

Maurice Wutscher Bankruptcy Attorney Alan Hochheiser Named 2023 Superlawyer


Jan. 4, 2023 — Alan Hochheiser, a leading bankruptcy practitioner at national business and financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP, has been named an Ohio Super Lawyer in the areas of Business Bankruptcy and Consumer Bankruptcy. Each year, only five percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Hochheiser advises...

Maurice Wutscher’s Brady Hermann Quoted About Motion to Compel Finra Arbitration


Dec. 12, 2022 ­— Maurice Wutscher attorney Brady Hermann was quoted in a recent AdvisorHub article about a former in-house counsel's attempt to compel arbitration of a brokerage firm's claims against him regarding his move to a competing register investment advisor and the possible effect the decision could have on other employees going forward. Mr. Hermann said the lawyer will likely fail on this argument as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority didn’t intend for “disputes between employees in position to be subject...
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