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Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough to Discuss State Court Trends With FDCPA


May 26, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Brent Yarborough will discuss FDCPA cases at the state court level during a webinar Wednesday, May 26 at 1 pm ET. A number of rulings on the topic of standing to file Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuits have pushed more plaintiffs and consumer attorneys to state courts. In this webinar, the panel will examine the trend and what it means for companies in the accounts receivable management industry. “State Court Trends With FDCPA” is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. To...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Speak on Credit Reporting and Bankruptcy


May 18, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser will participate in a panel discussion about credit reporting in and after bankruptcy during a webinar May 24 at 1 pm ET. In this webinar, Mr. Hochheiser and the panel will talk about the pitfalls that companies in the accounts receivable management industry need to watch out for when dealing with credit reporting during the bankruptcy process, and how to address these topics within their organizations. “Credit Reporting and Bankruptcy” is being presented...

Maurice Wutscher’s Jessica Lesser to Keynote Auto Finance Compliance Conference


May 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Jessica Lesser will give the keynote address at Compliance Unleashed, an auto finance compliance conference slated for May 17-19 in Dallas-Fort Worth. In her keynote, Ms. Lesser will highlight the importance of decision making within an effective compliance program and demonstrate how compliance even in a highly regulated environment can be addressed with some simple concepts. She will also examine the evolving regulatory environment and take a closer look at current actions. The three-day...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Explains Bankruptcy Process, Options


April 27, 2021 ­— Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser discusses the bankruptcy process in a recent Cleveland Jewish News article and whether a consumer or business should consider filing or first attempt a workout. While bankruptcy can give debtors and troubled businesses a fresh start, Mr. Hochheiser advises parties to communicate with creditors first. “Reach out, try to come up with a repayment program so you don’t need to file bankruptcy. Especially with the COVID pandemic going on, creditors are...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Keith Wier to Outline Best Practices for Pre-Litigation Demand Letters


April 26, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Keith Wier will participate in a panel discussion about pre-litigation demand letters and best practices when responding to them during a webinar April 30 at 1 pm ET. In this webinar, the panel will talk about what they are seeing with respect to pre-litigation demand letters and offer their perspectives about how collection agencies should deal with them. "Pre-Litigation Demand Letter Trends" is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. To register for the free webinar,...

Maurice Wutscher’s Kevin Hudspeth Discusses Massachusetts Foreclosure Challenges in Business Law Today


April 15, 2021 — 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 Massachusetts foreclosure process and complications that arise for lenders when a note is lost. In "Much Obliged: Massachusetts Lenders Shouldn’t Have to Lose It Over Lost Notes," he writes, "a mortgage secures the borrower’s obligation to repay the debt, not the lender’s ability to enforce the note serving as evidence of the debt....

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Speak on Bankruptcy Developments During the Pandemic at ABA Business Law Virtual Spring Meeting


April 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser will moderate a virtual panel discussion on consumer bankruptcy developments during the Covid-19 pandemic during the ABA Business Law Virtual Spring Meeting on Thursday, April 22 at 10:45 am CT. For more information and to register, click here. Alan Hochheiser is a principal at national business and financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP, where he advises and represents businesses, regional and national banks, credit unions,...
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