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Daily Digest – December 7. Agency Legal Experts Share Advice To Help Fight Meritless Lawsuits; Getting to Know Ronald Canter

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AGENCY LEGAL EXPERTS SHARE ADVICE TO HELP FIGHT MERITLESS LAWSUITS

  • When it comes to even the most meritless of lawsuits, collection agencies need to do their homework. That sage advice was just one morsel in a huge helping of information from a panel of legal experts who spoke on a webinar yesterday, sponsored by WebRecon.

 

GETTING TO KNOW RONALD CANTER

  • Perhaps nobody was happier with the demise of the Montreal Expos than Ronald Canter. Canter, one of the most respected legal minds in the ARM industry, was a diehard fan of the old Washington Senators. And when they left to become the Minnesota Twins, the nation’s capital was without baseball until the Expos moved south and became the Washington Nationals. Now that he has baseball back in his neighborhood, Canter can relax and focus on what’s most important: helping clients manage the ever-growing web of compliance regulations. Read on to learn more about Ronald Canter.

 

FTC SETTLES WITH SCAMMERS, WHO ARE NOW BANNED FROM ARM INDUSTRY

  • The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with the perpetrators of a scam where the defendants pretended to be lawyers in an attempt to collect debts, some of which did not exist. In many cases, the defendants used threats of arrest and imprisonment to coerce more than $700,000 of payments from individuals.

 

GAO RULING COULD MEAN GUIDANCE FROM REGULATORS SUBJECT TO CRA

  • An interesting article from a quartet of lawyers at the law firm of Pepper Hamilton has raised awareness of a potential issue regarding any guidance issued by a federal regulator, including those that keep an eye on financial institutions. The General Accountability Office issued an opinion back in October that guidance from federal banking regulators is in fact a “rule” that is subject to submission to Congress and subject to the Congressional Review Act.

 

CREDIT UNION SUES PRESIDENT OVER MULVANEY’S CFPB APPOINTMENT

  • A credit union in New York City has become the second entity to file a lawsuit against President Trump and his pick to be the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureu, Mick Mulvaney. Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union filed the lawsuit yesterday in the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

 

NEXT STEPS LAID OUT IN ENGLISH’S LAWSUIT AGAINST PRESIDENT

  • The judge in charge of Leandra English’s lawsuit against President Trump and his pick to be the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has its next court date: Dec. 22.

 

ONTARIO SYSTEMS NAMES NEW PRESIDENT

  • Jason Harrington has been promoted to president of Ontario Systems. Ron Fauquher will remain at the company as chief executive. Harrington was most recently a senior vice president and chief revenue officer at the company.

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