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Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss Consumer Debt Default Judgments Act


Feb. 20, 2024 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss the Uniform Law Commission's Consumer Debt Default Judgments Act during an RMAI webinar Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 12 pm ET. Adopted by the Uniform Law Commission in July, the Act would materially modify existing procedures for obtaining default judgments on many types of consumer debt, including new notice requirements and the inclusion of certain documents and data in judgment applications. On Feb. 13, a bill was introduced in Colorado that would adopt the Act, and it...

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak on Auto Asset Class, Legislation, Compliance at RMAI Conference


Jan. 30, 2024 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will speak on the auto asset class and legislative, regulatory and compliance matters impacting the receivables management industry at RMAI’s annual conference in Las Vegas Feb. 5-8. Mr. Hochheiser will participate in a discussion of the auto asset class including buying, selling and servicing portfolios, legal considerations and the industry landscape. Mr. Maurice will give a talk on ethics-driven compliance management and participate in a session reviewing...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough to Discuss Reg F and the Model Validation Notice


Jan. 22, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher financial services attorney Brent Yarborough will discuss how the model validation notice has changed since Regulation F went into effect during a webinar Friday, Jan. 26 at 1 pm ET. The model validation notice offered something collectors have never really had before — safe harbor. But only if they used the form as is, or one that was substantially similar to what the CFPB created. As time goes on, though, companies might start making more changes to the notice. In this webinar, the panel will...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss Cyber Insurance Needs for ARM Industry


Jan. 17, 2024 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss cyber insurance needs and requirements for companies in the accounts receivable management industry during a webinar Friday, Jan. 19 at 1 pm ET. There is perhaps nothing more frustrating and problematic for companies in the ARM industry today than cyber insurance. Premiums and coverage requirements just keep going up while the number of claims seems to just keep going down. There are a lot of potential red flags and things to look out for in cyber insurance...

Maurice Wutscher Bankruptcy Attorney Alan Hochheiser Named 2024 Super Lawyer


Jan. 5, 2024 — 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 area of 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 and represents businesses,...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss 2024’s Top Laws and Rules in ARM Industry


Jan. 2, 2024 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss the top state laws and rules impacting the accounts receivable management industry in 2024 during a webinar Thursday, Jan. 4 at 1 pm ET. A new year means a new set of rules and laws to prepare for. State legislatures across the country have been busy enacting laws and rules related to debt collection, medical debt, credit reporting, and more. Staying on top of these laws is more difficult than ever. In this webinar, the panel will break down the laws and rules...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice, Keith Wier to Discuss Data Security Issues in Debt Collection at Southwest ACA Conference


Oct. 17, 2023 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Keith Wier will discuss current data security issues impacting debt collection at the 2023 Annual Southwest ACA Conference & Expo on Oct. 25 in Pottsboro, Texas. In their talk, Mr. Maurice and Mr. Wier will explain the new Texas Data Privacy and Security Act and other recent laws and regulations regulating data and information, which require data breach notifications. They will review what debt types may be exempted and what types may be covered, discuss the...
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