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The Least Sophisticated Podcast Features 3 New Episodes

Aug. 14, 2018 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Eric Rosenkoetter and Brent Yarborough are continuing their podcast for the accounts receivable management industry, “The Least Sophisticated Podcast.”

Named as a nod to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s least sophisticated consumer provisions, the podcast has released 12 episodes so far.

The latest episode, “Popeye is No Cowboy” discusses a recent decision from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, which ruled that under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act a debt buyer meets the definition of a debt collector.

In Episode 11, “Dissecting the BCFP’s FDCPA Consent Order,” the CEO of National Credit Adjusters, Brad Hochstein, joins the podcast to discuss the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s consent order with his company.

Episode 10, “Analyze This,” focuses on Kathy Kraninger’s nomination as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

The podcast can be accessed for free on iTunes and Google Play or by clicking here.

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak at Consumer Financial Services Conference in Chicago

April 18, 2018 — Several Maurice Wutscher attorneys will speak at the Consumer Financial Services Conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, May 31-June 1.

Donald Maurice will discuss federal and state collection developments. Ernest Wagner will present on data breach litigation. Ralph Wutscher will moderate panels on mortgage servicing litigation and on mortgage origination and servicing compliance.

Conference attendees will also hear from other leaders in consumer financial services law on such issues as limited English proficiency, ADA/website accessibility, the CFPB, RESPA developments, FinTech/auto mobility, MLA/SCRA auto finance developments, cybersecurity, access to credit, fair lending, and the TCPA.

The conference is organized by the Conference on Consumer Finance Law. Twelve CLE credits will be provided, including one hour of ethics. For more information and to register, click here.

Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Speak at RMA International Executive Summit

July 31, 2017 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will discuss successful, ethics-driven compliance management tactics for the receivables management industry at the RMA International Executive Summit in Lake Tahoe, Aug. 1-3.

In addition, Maurice will join a panel of speakers in reviewing federal and state legislative and regulatory developments impacting the receivables management industry and how RMA is responding. The panel will also discuss new debt buying laws in Colorado, Maine and Oregon.

Maurice provides counsel to the financial services industry, successfully litigating matters in state and federal courts in individual and class actions. He has argued before various U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, and has been retained as counsel for amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court and in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals.

He counsels clients in regulatory matters and in the development and testing of compliance management systems. In addition to being a frequent speaker and author on consumer financial services law, he serves as legal counsel to Receivables Management Association and as chair of the ABA’s Debt Collection Practices and Bankruptcy Subcommittee, Business Law Section.

For more information and to see the agenda, click here.