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Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn Named a 2018 Florida Rising Star


June 18, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Christopher P. Hahn has been named a 2018 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 second year Mr. Hahn has been selected for this honor. Based 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 more than...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Speak at NIADA/NABD Convention


June 6, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss regulatory developments and compliance strategies in debt collection at the NIADA/NABD Convention & Expo in Orlando, June 18-21. Mr. Maurice’s breakout session — Top Litigation Risks in Debt Collection — will examine the top risks in servicing BHPH accounts and the rules behind first-party debt collection. The conference is presented by the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association and the National Alliance of Buy Here, Pay Here Dealers. For...

Webinar to Discuss Active, Passive Debt Buyers and Which Are Subject to FDCPA


May 22, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will be among a panel of speakers, including an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission, that will discuss how a 2017 Supreme Court decision is impacting debt buyers during an RMA International webinar tomorrow at noon ET. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Henson v. Santander held that not all entities that purchase defaulted debt are subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Although Santander addressed the issue in the context of a national bank, the decision...

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys Author Articles for Business Law Today Month-In-Brief


May 21, 2018 -- Maurice Wutscher attorneys Ernest P. Wagner, Mickey Lee, and Eric Tsai have written articles published in recent issues of Busines Law Today's Month-In-Brief: Business Regulation & Regulated Industries. In “Eighth Circuit Applies 'Materiality' Requirement to FDCPA Action, Joining Other Circuits,” Mr. Wagner discusses a recent decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He writes, the Eighth Circuit “recently joined with the Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in applying a materiality...

Maurice Wutscher’s Eric Rosenkoetter Profiled by AccountsRecovery.net


May 17, 2018 -- Maurice Wutscher attorney Eric Rosenkoetter has been profiled by AccountsRecovery.net, which also produces Mr. Rosenkoetter’s podcast, co-hosted with Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough. The light-hearted interview discusses everything from his "career highlight" to what Mr. Rosenkoetter thinks he would be doing if he wasn’t involved with law and the financial services industry. To read the full interview, visit AccountsRecovery.net by clicking here. “The Least Sophisticated Podcast,” named as a nod to the Fair...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Authors Articles for RMA Insights


May 16, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice discusses the Telephone Consumer Protection Act as well as a favorable ruling for the debt buying industry in two articles for the spring issue of RMA Insights. In "DC Circuit Dials Back on FCC's Broadening of TCPA," Mr. Maurice discusses the D.C. Circuit’s recent ruling in ACA International v. FCC, et al. on the Federal Communications Commission’s 2015 TCPA order, which, he writes, "created uncertainty and confusion that only multiplied risk and offered little in the...

Maurice Wutscher’s Keith Wier to Discuss TCPA at Southwest ACA Conference


May 3, 2018 -- Maurice Wutscher attorney Keith Wier will participate in a panel discussion on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act at the 2018 Southwest ACA Conference and Expo in Richardson, Texas, May 7-9. The panel will discuss the TCPA and recent litigation developments surrounding the act, including the D.C. Circuit’s ruling on the Federal Communications Commission’s 2015 TCPA order in ACA International v. FCC, et al. Maurice Wutscher is a nationwide law firm providing defense and regulatory compliance counsel to the...
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