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Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough to Discuss Defense Strategies for FDCPA Lawsuits at ACA International Conference

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March 8, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Brent Yarborough will discuss defense strategies for lawsuits brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act at the ACA International IGNITE 2022 Conference on March 17 in Las Vegas.

In his talk, “Served Again! Let’s Talk Next Steps,” Mr. Yarborough will join a panel in discussing how to evaluate a lawsuit for defense or settlement, how to evaluate jurisdiction, what are the necessary facts, when to outsource to local counsel, when to handle in-house, and when to consider bringing out big industry players.

For more information and to register, click here.

Brent Yarborough is a principal at Maurice Wutscher LLP. He focuses his practice on regulatory compliance and the defense of consumer law claims.

Maurice Wutscher Attorneys to Speak on Bankruptcy, Compliance at RMAI Conference

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Jan. 31, 2022 — Maurice Wutscher attorneys Alan Hochheiser and Donald Maurice will speak on bankruptcy, compliance, legislative, and regulatory matters impacting the receivables management industry at RMAI’s annual conference in Las Vegas Feb. 7-10.

Mr. Hochheiser will discuss the current state of bankruptcy litigation, including the interest, fees, and costs issues of FRBP 3001 and stay violations, and the status of proposed bankruptcy legislation.

Mr. Maurice will give a talk on ethics-driven compliance management and participate in a session reviewing new state and federal laws and regulations impacting the receivables management industry.

For more information about the Receivables Management Association International conference, 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, equipment lessors and other lenders, as well as secured and unsecured creditors. He currently serves as chair of the ABA Business Law Section’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee. He has been named to ALM’s list of Cleveland’s Top-Rated Lawyers and is peer-rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the worldwide guide to lawyers.

Donald Maurice is outside counsel to RMAI. He represents the financial services industry, successfully litigating matters in appellate and trial courts throughout the country in individual and class actions and guiding businesses, trade associations and financial services companies nationwide in regulatory and compliance matters. He has been named to Thomson Reuters’s list of New Jersey Super Lawyers and is peer-rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the worldwide guide to lawyers.

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Donald Maurice to Review State Law Trends in ARM Industry

Donald Maurice

Dec. 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Donald Maurice will review state law trends in the accounts receivable management industry during a webinar Friday, Dec. 17 at 1 pm ET.

States were very active in 2021 in enacting laws governing the industry and are expected to be just as active, if not more, in 2022.

In this webinar, Mr. Maurice and David Reid, general counsel of Receivables Management Association International, will discuss the key state law changes of 2021, what to look for in the new year, and potential compliance strategies companies can implement to address the new laws.

“ARM Industry State Law Update – 2021 and 2022” is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. To register for the complimentary webinar, click here.

Donald Maurice represents the financial services industry, successfully litigating matters in appellate and trial courts throughout the country in individual and class actions and guiding businesses, trade associations and financial services companies nationwide in regulatory and compliance matters.

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Alan Hochheiser to Speak on Current Trends in Bankruptcy Litigation

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Oct. 14, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher bankruptcy practitioner Alan Hochheiser will speak on current trends in bankruptcy litigation and how those trends are impacting financial services companies during an RMAI webinar Wednesday, Oct. 20 at 12 pm ET.

The pandemic has brought about significant changes in debt collection and purchasing. In the midst of new regulatory expectations, new consumer protections, and new laws, what does this mean for consumer bankruptcy patterns? Will there be more filings and increased litigation? Mr. Hochheiser will join a panel in exploring these and other key compliance issues.

To register for the Receivables Management Association International webinar, 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, equipment lessors and other lenders, as well as secured and unsecured creditors. He currently serves as chair of the ABA Business Law Section’s Consumer Bankruptcy Committee. He has been named to ALM’s list of Cleveland’s Top-Rated Lawyers and is peer-rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the worldwide guide to lawyers.

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Shannon Miller to Speak on TCPA’s Prerecorded Call Provisions

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June 23, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Shannon P. Miller will discuss the prerecorded call provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and how they are applied to situations encountered by creditors and collectors during a webinar Monday, June 28 at 1 pm ET.

When it comes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, much of the focus is on the use of automatic telephone dialing systems. But there are other areas of the law that can cause legal and compliance problems, including the use of prerecorded messages.

The webinar’s panel will discuss best practices and ways to reduce liability under the TCPA.

“Prerecorded Call Cases Under the TCPA – What You Need to Know” is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. To register for the complimentary webinar, click here.

Shannon P. Miller is a principal at Maurice Wutscher LLP. He focuses his practice on various aspects of financial services law, with an emphasis on consumer financial services litigation.

Webinar: Maurice Wutscher’s Brent Yarborough to Discuss Regulation F and Strategies to Mitigate Risk Under the Rule

April 12, 2021 — Maurice Wutscher attorney Brent Yarborough will participate in a panel discussion of Regulation F, the CFPB’s Debt Collection Practices final rule, and how companies can mitigate risk under the rule during a webinar April 16 at 1 pm ET.

Under Regulation F, collection agencies are required to do many things that are “substantially similar” to what the CFPB lays out in the rule. But what does “substantially similar” mean and how are the courts likely to define it?

In this webinar, the panel will share their insights into how “substantially similar” is likely to be defined and how agencies can proactively fight potential lawsuits.

“Why Reg F is Going to Mean More ‘Substantially Similar’ Litigation” is being presented by AccountsRecovery.net. To register for the free webinar, click here.

Brent Yarborough is a principal at Maurice Wutscher LLP. He focuses his practice on regulatory compliance and the defense of consumer law claims.

Don’t Let COVID-19 Take Control of Your Business, Maurice Wutscher Webinar

COVID-19 Maurice Wutscher WebinarMarch 31, 2020 — Financial services defense and compliance law firm Maurice Wutscher LLP will present a webinar, “Don’t Let COVID-19 Take Control of Your Business,” now available on replay. 

Maurice Wutscher attorneys Donald Maurice and Eric Rosenkoetter will be joined by Adam Wood of GCSrisk, an international service provider for the global credit community, in giving guidance to financial services companies impacted by the coronavirus emergency.

The webinar will examine the unique challenges facing the receivables management industry during the crisis and help employers understand how they can keep their operations working through these unique events. The webinar will also provide an update on developments in state regulation since last week — including a closer look at the NC order released on March 27.  

Click here to register.

For additional updates on the impact of COVID-19 on the financial services industry, click here.