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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...

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss Trends and Developments in Consumer Finance Class Actions


Sept. 9, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will participate in a panel discussion of recent and emerging trends and developments in consumer finance class action claims alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) during a live CLE webinar on Sept. 16. Mr. Maurice and panelists will review the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions and discuss strategies and approaches for pursuing or defending these claims along with...

RMAI Webinars: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Discuss State and Federal Issues in Receivables Management


Aug. 25, 2020 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will participate in panel discussions of state and federal legislative and regulatory issues in the receivables management industry during a 2-part RMAI webinar series for members on Sept. 2 and 9. On Sept. 2 at 12 pm ET, panelists will examine the record number of laws passed at the state level in 2020, how these new and proposed laws can impact company operations and how RMAI is responding. To register, click here. On Sept. 9 at 12 pm ET, the panel will provide updates on...

Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser Discusses Potential Surge in COVID-19 Eviction Cases


Aug. 19, 2020 ­— Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser is quoted in a Cleveland Jewish News article regarding a potential eviction crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s executive order 2020-08D requested that landlords suspend rent payments for 90 days for small businesses facing financial hardship due to COVID-19, Mr. Hochheiser explains that evictions at all levels are now able to proceed, which may lead to a surge in eviction cases. However, Mr. Hochheiser advises parties to explore...
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