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Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Jessica Lesser to Discuss Regulatory Enforcement Trends of the State Attorneys General


Feb. 18, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Jessica Lesser will discuss regulatory enforcement trends of the state attorneys general and current hot topics in enforcement during a webinar on Feb. 24 at 12 pm ET. Ms. Lesser will explain how to better strategize for the future by looking at the past, how to respond to a government inquiry, and best practices businesses in the receivables management industry can employ to mitigate risk. The webinar “Agency Enforcement Actions and Attorney General Inquiries – as if Lawsuits Weren’t...

Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn Authors Article for Westlaw Today


Feb. 2, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Christopher Hahn has published an article, “7th Cir. Reverses FDCPA Class Cert and Judgment Due to Lack of Standing,” on Thomson Reuters Westlaw Today. In the article, Mr. Hahn discusses a recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversing certification of a consumer class action as the plaintiffs lacked standing. The consumers claimed a debt collector violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by excluding a statement in their collection letters that...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter to Discuss Licensing Issues Facing Asset Buyers in 2021


Jan. 20, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter will discuss licensing issues facing asset buyers, as well as emerging litigation, regulatory trends and what companies can do to minimize licensing associated risk during a webinar on Jan. 25 at 3 PM ET. The online event is being presented by ACA International. To register, click here. Donald Maurice is a partner at Maurice Wutscher LLP. He represents the financial services industry, successfully litigating matters in appellate and trial courts throughout...

Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn Authors Articles for Business Law Today Month-In-Brief


Jan. 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn has been published in Business Law Today’s Month-In-Brief: Business Regulation & Regulated Industries. In “11th Circuit Rejects TCPA ‘Revocation of Consent’ Claim Because Borrower Re-Consented,” Mr. Hahn discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit’s rejection of a customer’s claims for purported violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, after the customer “re-consented” to receive automatic telephone dialing system and...

Maurice Wutscher Webinar: CFPB Rulemaking on Consumer Access To Financial Records


Nov. 4, 2020 — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Oct. 22, seeking comment on 46 questions in nine categories surrounding consumer access to financial information under section 1033 of the Dodd-Frank Act. Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter will explore the CFPB’s ANPR and the implications the rulemaking can have on various sectors of the consumer financial services industry during a webinar on Nov. 10 at 1 pm ET. Attendees can...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Discusses TCPA Revisions, CFPB Validity in RMAI Insights


Oct. 29, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice recently authored an article published in RMAI Insights discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest decision concerning the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), as well as constitutional challenges to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). RMAI Insights is a publication of Receivables Management Association International. In “U.S. Supreme Court ‘Fixes’ TCPA; CFPB Survives Constitutional Challenge,” Mr. Maurice writes, “In July, the U.S. Supreme...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Appointed Chair of Consumer Bankruptcy Committee of ABA Business Law Section


Oct. 7, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser has been appointed chair of the Consumer Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section. He will serve a three-year term on the committee whose mission is to provide a forum where those interested in all aspects of consumer bankruptcy can share ideas and influence statutory reform. "As we face uncertainty in the consumer bankruptcy arena due to Covid-19, the committee looks forward to working with its members to confront...
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