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Appeals Court Affirms Rulings for Defendant in FCRA Cases

The Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has affirmed lower court rulings for the defendants in a pair of Fair Credit Reporting Act cases, ruling that injuries allegedly suffered by the plaintiffs because of issues related to bankruptcy notations on their credit reports were not sufficient to confer standing …

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Ed. Dept. Discharges All Remaining Loans for ITT Tech Students

The Department of Education announced yesterday that it is canceling all the remaining federal student loans for anyone who attended ITT Technical Institute between 2005 and its closure in 2016. This will result in the cancellation of loans for 208,000 individuals who collectively owed $3.9 billion on those outstanding debts. …

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22 Companies Looking to Hire Collection Talent

During this, The Great Resignation Era, I thought it would be helpful to start a regular posting of different jobs within the accounts receivable management industry that I have found online. Please make sure to do your own due diligence before applying for a position included here or accepting any …

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How to Make Your Company Attractive to Generation Z

By the end of this decade, the number of members of Generation Z (born between 1997 and 2012) who enter the workforce is going to more than triple in size, and will account for 30% of total employment. The behaviors and expectations of those individuals is a lot different than …

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Appeals Court Vacates Class Certification in FDCPA Case

In a case that was defended by the team at Malone Frost Martin, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has overturned certification of a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class action, ruling that the plaintiff lacked standing to file her lawsuit because she did not suffer a concrete …

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Complaint Accuses Agency of Attempting to Collect Settled Debt

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of a series that is sponsored by WebRecon. WebRecon identifies serial plaintiffs lurking in your database BEFORE you contact them and expose yourself to a likely lawsuit. Protect your company from as many as one in three new consumer lawsuits by scrubbing your consumers through WebRecon …

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Compliance Digest – August 15

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics. And Our New BLG360 Program – Your Low Monthly Retainer Compliance Solution. Visit www.bedardlawgroup.com, email John H. Bedard, Jr., or call (678) 253-1871. Every week, …

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Join Your Fellow Members at Northeast Debt Collection Expo 2022

The Northeast Debt Collection Conference is set to return to Caesar’s in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 18-20. This event for ACA International state units covering 13 states will feature the ACPAC Bottle Auction as well as informative and enlightening sessions on accounts receivable management industry topics and business …

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CAC Launches Letter Writing Campaign to Show Opposition to SB 1477

The California Association of Collectors has started a grassroots effort to get participants in the accounts receivable management industry to share their feelings about a bill being considered in the state legislature that would protect more of consumers’ assets from garnishments and judgments. The CAC is asking those opposed to …

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