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Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice Discusses Fifth Circuit Ruling on CFPB Funding in Westlaw Today


Nov. 4, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice has published an article, “After Fifth Circuit Ruling Get Ready for More Challenges to CFPB Authority, Is Reg F Next?," on Thomson Reuters Westlaw Today. In the article, Mr. Maurice discusses an important decision from the Fifth Circuit, Community Financial Association of America v. CFPB, which has cast doubt on the validity of the CFPB's rulemaking and enforcement activities. "The ruling poses a difficult challenge for the CFPB. Unlike the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller, Keith Wier to Speak on Medical Debt Regulation at ACA Int’l 2022 Fall Forum


Oct. 25, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Shannon P. Miller and Keith Wier will discuss the latest policy and regulatory developments in the treatment and reporting of medical debt and how to remain compliant at ACA International's 2022 Fall Forum on Nov. 4 in Chicago. In their talk, "Medical Debt and the Ever-Changing Regulatory Landscape," the speakers will examine the recently enacted No Surprises Act as well as new state laws and regulations targeting medical debt collections and the CFPB's position on medical debt...

Maurice Wutscher’s Brady Hermann Quoted About Breach-of-Contract Lawsuit


Oct. 17, 2022 ­— Maurice Wutscher attorney Brady Hermann spoke to AdvisorHub recently about a financial services company's breach-of-contract lawsuit against a former in-house counsel. The lawsuit alleges the attorney used confidential information he learned while employed regarding the company's employment practices and litigation strategies when he assisted former brokers set up a competing Registered Investment Advisor, which he himself subsequently joined as general counsel. Brady Hermann is senior counsel in the Boston...

Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller, Keith Wier Discuss Developments in Medical Debt at Southwest ACA Conference & Expo


Oct. 12, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Shannon P. Miller and Keith Wier discussed the latest policy and regulatory developments in the treatment and reporting of medical debt at the 2022 Annual Southwest ACA Conference & Expo on Oct. 11 in Dallas-Fort Worth. In their talk, "Medical Debt and the Ever-Changing Regulatory Landscape," the speakers examined the recently enacted No Surprises Act as well as new state laws and regulations targeting medical debt collections and the CFPB's position on medical debt collection and...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Kevin Hudspeth to Discuss Assignment of Rents Enforcement After a Commercial Mortgage Default


Oct. 11, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Kevin Hudspeth will be speaking in an upcoming Strafford live video webinar, Assignment of Rents Enforcement After a Default: Receivership, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy Issues on Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 1 pm - 2:30 pm ET. The program is eligible in most states for 1.5 CLE credits. Mr. Hudspeth will join a panel in discussing the different approaches that state and bankruptcy courts have taken to the exercise of assignment of rent remedies and how those approaches should inform the drafting of...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Speaks to Lawyer Monthly About the State of Bankruptcy and Fraud Litigation in 2022


Sept. 28, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser recently spoke to Lawyer Monthly about the state of bankruptcy and fraud litigation in 2022. In the article, Mr. Hochheiser explains that following a pandemic-induced shake-up in business practices and solvency, the future for creditors remains uncertain. Discussing how bankruptcy and fraud litigation is developing in the lead-up to 2023, he examines what trends are emerging and what questions remain. "The current state of bankruptcy litigation is different...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Outlines Current Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy Law in Business Law Today


Sept. 14, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser takes a closer look at the most pertinent issues in consumer bankruptcy law today in a recent article for the American Bar Association’s news magazine Business Law Today. In "Current Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy Law," he explains that bankruptcy filings in 2021 dropped to its lowest number since 1984 due to the pandemic. However, he writes, "The recent increase in interest rates by the Federal Reserve could have an impact on the number of bankruptcy...
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