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Maurice Wutscher Opens Nashville, Tennessee Office


June 29, 2020 — National business and financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has opened a new office in Nashville. Coleman Braun will manage the firm's Tennessee litigation matters. A principal with Maurice Wutscher, Mr. Braun practices in the firm's Commercial Litigation, Consumer Credit Litigation, and Insurance Recovery and Advisory groups. He is among Maurice Wutscher’s skilled team of litigators who specialize in appellate matters, business formation and transactions, class action litigation, commercial, construction,...

Webinar to Examine New York City’s New Debt Collection Rules


June 23, 2020 — New York City’s new debt collection rules will be discussed during a Maurice Wutscher webinar now available on demand. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection has adopted new rules requiring debt collectors to provide consumers with language preference disclosures and an affirmative obligation to request and record the consumer’s language preference. Debt collectors will not be required to translate a collection communication. The rules become effective June 27 with a 60-day enforcement grace...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Discuss Business Bankruptcies Under SBRA, CARES Act During June Webinar


June 10, 2020 — With business bankruptcy filings on the increase as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy attorney Alan Hochheiser will give insight into how to protect a client’s business and its creditors during a webinar on June 16 at 12 pm ET. The webinar will be offered again on June 25 at 12 pm ET and on demand. Mr. Hochheiser will give an overview of the Small Business Reorganization Act and discuss the impact of the CARES Act on businesses. He will also review steps to be taken if filing a small...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss OCC’s New ‘Valid-When-Made’ Rule During June 11 Webinar


June 9, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss the OCC’s new “valid-when-made” rule during a webinar on June 11 at 3 pm ET. On June 2, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a final rule to clarify "that when a bank transfers a loan, the interest permissible before the transfer continues to be permissible after the transfer" and thus a loan is “valid-when-made.” The rule ensures the terms of a loan remain valid after it is sold or transferred, a key component of the debt...

Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn Named a 2020 Florida Rising Star


June 5, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Christopher P. Hahn has been named a 2020 Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyers. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. This is the fourth consecutive year Mr. Hahn has been selected for this honor. A principal in Maurice Wutscher’s Fort Lauderdale office, Mr. Hahn focuses his practice on consumer credit litigation, commercial litigation, and insurance litigation. Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers from...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Speaks on Current State of Debt Collection During Podcast


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF-pWwNqzc8 June 2, 2020 — What is the state of debt collection during the COVID-19 emergency? Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice and other industry leaders weigh in during The State of Business podcast. During the podcast, Mr. Maurice gives guidance on how collectors can responsibly continue their operations during the emergency. The podcast is produced by Adam Wood of GCS Credit, a membership of international credit and debt collection professionals. Mr. Maurice provides...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss State Regulation of Debt Collection During Pandemic for May 27 Webinar


May 26, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss state regulation of debt collection during the COVID-19 pandemic on May 27 at 3 pm ET. The webinar will take a closer look at new updates regarding how the states are attempting to protect consumers through guidance and new regulations since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States two months ago. The webinar, "Analyzing the State Efforts at Regulating Debt Collection During Coronavirus," is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. Click here...
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