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Maurice Wutscher’s Keith Wier to Speak at Southwest ACA Conference


Oct. 8, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Keith Wier will participate in a panel discussion on issues affecting the credit and collection industry at the 2019 Southwest ACA Conference and Expo in Irving, Texas, on Oct. 14. The panel will discuss current trends in litigation as well as Texas's new debt buyer legislation which took effect Sept. 1. The law limits when a debt buyer can initiate legal action or arbitration to collect consumer debt and prohibits revival of the statute of limitations once expired. It also requires specific...

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


Sept. 25, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher's Christopher Hahn has been published in Business Law Today’s Month-In-Brief: Business Regulation & Regulated Industries. In "Sixth Circuit Holds Non-Borrower Mortgagor Cannot Sue Under RESPA," Mr. Hahn discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit's affirmation of dismissal of a homeowner’s claims filed under the federal Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, where the homeowner was a signatory only on the mortgage, but not the note evidencing the mortgage loan. Mr. Hahn writes,...

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice, Ralph Wutscher to Speak on Fintech, RegTech, GDPR at GCS Credit Conference


Sept. 19, 2019 -- Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Ralph Wutscher will speak on fintech, regtech and GDPR topics impacting international credit and collection businesses at the GCS Credit Community World Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, Sept. 28-29. Mr. Maurice, who serves as outside counsel to RMAI, will moderate a panel discussion on "Tackling 3rd (4th + 5th) Party Risk Management" and will discuss the development of a global data protection standard for the international credit & collections industry. Mr. Wutscher will...

Maurice Wutscher Webinar to Give Guidance on Emails and Hyperlink Delivery of FDCPA Disclosures


Sept. 12, 2019 -- Maurice Wutscher will host a webinar on Sept. 19, Emails and Hyperlink Delivery of FDCPA Disclosures after Lavallee, exploring the landscape for the use of electronic communications in debt collection. In addition to Lavallee and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the webinar will examine state regulation of electronic communications in debt collection, the CFPB’s proposed rules for electronic communications in debt collection and the use of the E-Sign Act. The webinar qualifies for 1.5 RMAI...

Maurice Wutscher Adds Former Managing Atty of Texas AG’s Consumer Protection Division


Sept. 6, 2019 — National financial services law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP has added Jessica Lesser, a proven civil trial attorney with expertise in the regulatory framework of consumer finance, lending, and technology. A former managing attorney in the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Ms. Lesser has two decades of litigation and regulatory compliance experience and is board certified in consumer and commercial law. She has a comprehensive knowledge of federal and state consumer...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Examine Recent Decisions in Bankruptcy Law at ABA Business Law Meeting


Sept. 3, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Alan Hochheiser will examine recent decisions in bankruptcy law at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Washington on Sept. 13. The session will review bankruptcy case decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals and Bankruptcy Appellate Panels from the viewpoints of the debtor, creditor and bench. Click here for more...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Discuss Creative Execution Strategies to Collect Aug. 28 on VoiceAmerica


Aug. 26, 2019 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy authority Alan Hochheiser will discuss creative execution strategies for collecting on your judgments on Aug. 28 at 7 PM ET on VoiceAmerica Business Channel. During the internet radio program, Mr. Hochheiser will examine various strategies to getting paid involving mortgages, creditors' bills, collateral and the Uniform Commercial Code, fraudulent conveyances, real estate foreclosures, and...
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