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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...

Maurice Wutscher’s Ralph Wutscher Inducted as Fellow of American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers


Sept. 25, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher partner Ralph Wutscher has been inducted as a fellow of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.  Fellows are nominated by members of the college for their skill and expertise in the field of consumer financial services law and for their notable contributions to the promotion of learning and scholarship among their peers through lecturing and published writings. Mr. Wutscher is based in Maurice Wutscher’s Chicago office where he focuses his practice primarily on representing consumer...

Maurice Wutscher’s Kevin Hudspeth Discusses Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filings Under Ohio Law in Business Law Today


Sept. 22, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Kevin Hudspeth has written an article for the American Bar Association’s news magazine Business Law Today in which he discusses the likely increase of Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings by office parks and office building owners due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with a likely rise in litigation over the proper treatment of rents from mortgaged property in business reorganizations. In “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash Collateral: Can Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Debtors Use Assigned Rents for...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Moderate Panel on Bankruptcy Appellate Case Law at ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting


Sept. 18, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser will moderate a virtual panel discussion on recent developments in bankruptcy appellate case law during the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 3 pm ET. This year, the weeklong conference will be presented virtually. To register, click here. A principal at Maurice Wutscher LLP, Mr. Hochheiser is the incoming chair of the ABA Business Law Section Consumer Bankruptcy Committee. He is a leading practitioner in the areas of...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Speaks on State of Debt Collection in the UK During Podcast


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpFzpMOniDA&t=183s Sept. 15, 2020 — As the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, debt collectors in the United Kingdom are adjusting their operations in response. Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice speaks to industry leaders about the state of debt collection in the U.K. during The State of Business podcast.  During the podcast, Mr. Maurice additionally gives guidance on how collectors can responsibly continue their operations during the emergency. The...
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