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Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice, Brent Yarborough to Discuss Safeguards Rule Compliance at ACA Int’l Convention


July 18, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Brent Yarborough will demonstrate how small and medium enterprises can economically undertake the necessary steps to come into compliance with the new requirements of the Safeguards Rule at the ACA International Convention & Expo on July 21 in Orlando. Companies engaged in consumer debt collection have until Dec. 9 to align their data protection programs with recent regulatory amendments to the Safeguards Rule. The rule, first promulgated in 2002 under the...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller, Keith Wier to Discuss Developments in Medical Debt at ACA International Convention


July 18, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Shannon P. Miller and Keith Wier will discuss the latest policy and regulatory developments in the treatment and reporting of medical debt at the ACA International Convention & Expo on July 21 in Orlando. In their talk, "The CFPB’s Focus on Medical Debt and the Credit Reporting Agencies' Response: What You Need to Know," the speakers will explore in-depth both the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's recent report on medical debt as well as the credit reporting agencies' proposed...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller Quoted in Forbes Advisor About Medical Debt


July 7, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller was quoted recently in the Forbes Advisor article "Medical Debt: Everything You Need To Know." In the article, Mr. Miller explains what medical debt is and how consumers can work with debt collectors to address their outstanding debts. “Many times, the debt collector may have authority to settle the balance you owe for less than the full amount and/or offer repayment options that include paying a nominal monthly amount until the balance is satisfied,” he...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough to Discuss Recent Topics in Collection Compliance


June 25, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher financial services attorney Brent Yarborough will discuss recent topics in collection compliance during the AccountsRecovery.net webinar series The Talk-Off on Friday, July 1 at 1 pm ET. The Talk-Off series delivers a lively panel discussion of timely topics relevant to the accounts receivable management industry. To register for the complimentary webinar, click here. Brent Yarborough is a principal at Maurice Wutscher LLP. He focuses his practice on regulatory compliance and the...

Maurice Wutscher’s Brady Hermann Discusses Compliance Concerns Over Brokers’ Excessive Trading in Own Accounts


May 6, 2022 ­— Maurice Wutscher attorney Brady Hermann spoke to AdvisorHub recently about the termination of a broker for excessive trading in his personal account and why brokers who trade frequently in their own accounts should tread carefully. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority requires firms to keep track of brokers’ trading as a way of protecting clients' interests. Mr. Hermann said compliance departments are paying attention to what financial advisors do in their personal accounts, looking for potential...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Named 2022 Super Lawyer


April 6, 2022 — Donald Maurice, a partner at national business and financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP, has been named a New Jersey Super Lawyer in the area of Class Action & Mass Torts. 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. Maurice provides counsel to businesses and financial...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller Discusses New Guidance to Data Furnishers on How to Handle Medical Debt in Westlaw Today


April 1, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller has published an article, “Credit reporting agencies begin to roll out guidance to data furnishers on how to treat, report medical debt," on Thomson Reuters Westlaw Today. In the article, Mr. Miller discusses the guidance the three major credit reporting agencies are providing to data furnishers on how they should handle medical debt. "As the have changed their policies and procedures, so too must the industry. Be sure that your compliance team is adjusting your...
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