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Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter to Discuss DC Emergency Legislation


July 19, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter will join a panel in examining emergency legislation passed by the District of Columbia City Council last week to amend its debt collection law during an RMAI webinar Tuesday, July 20 at 1 pm ET. On July 13, the City Council passed the emergency legislation, which will take effect when signed by D.C.’s mayor. A “temporary” bill was also introduced that contains the same provisions. This webinar will cover the latest developments and key...

Maurice Wutscher’s Jessica Lesser to Discuss Regulatory Enforcement Actions at ACA International Convention


July 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Jessica Lesser will discuss state attorney general and federal enforcement actions impacting creditors and collectors at the ACA International Convention & Expo on July 30 in Las Vegas. In her talk, "Regulatory Agency Enforcement Actions and Inquiries: As If Lawsuits Weren't Enough!," Ms. Lesser will give an insider's look into regulatory enforcement actions and discuss best practices when dealing with regulators. For more information and to register, click here. Based in the...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Examines Consumer Bankruptcy Trends During the Pandemic in Business Law Today


July 7, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser has written an article for the American Bar Association’s news magazine Business Law Today in which he takes a closer look at consumer bankruptcy developments during the COVID-19 pandemic including filing trends, Supreme Court cases, proposed legislation and the arena of consumer protection cases in bankruptcy proceedings. In "Consumer Bankruptcy in the Age of COVID-19," he writes, "The last year and half was a time to be remembered in Bankruptcy Law. It...

Maurice Wutscher’s Christopher Hahn Named a 2021 Florida Rising Star


June 25, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Christopher P. Hahn has been named a 2021 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 fifth consecutive year Mr. Hahn has been selected for this honor. A principal in Maurice Wutscher’s Florida 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...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller to Speak on TCPA’s Prerecorded Call Provisions


June 23, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller will discuss the prerecorded call provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and how they are applied to situations encountered by creditors and collectors during a webinar Monday, June 28 at 1 pm ET. When it comes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, much of the focus is on the use of automatic telephone dialing systems. But there are other areas of the law that can cause legal and compliance problems, including the use of prerecorded messages. The...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter to Parse New State Debt Collection Laws


June 22, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter will examine new state debt collection laws and their implications for creditors and collectors during a webinar Thursday, June 24 at 3 pm ET. New laws in Maryland and Nevada are going to re-shape how debts are collected in those states, especially medical debts. But these laws are about more than just medical debts. In this webinar, the panel will break down the laws and how they will impact creditors and collectors. “What You Need to Know...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough to Discuss Vicarious Liability in Debt Collections


June 21, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Brent Yarborough will discuss vicarious liability in debt collections during a webinar Thursday, June 24 at 1 pm ET. A ruling in a recent court case has partially held a debt buyer liable for the actions of the collector working its accounts, creating a new series of concerns for the accounts receivable management industry. Companies are required to monitor how collectors are working their accounts, but now may be held liable when collectors do or say something they shouldn't. In this...
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