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Daily Digest – June 7. Appeals Court Holds Being More Explicit About Creditor in Letter Does Not Violate FDCPA; FCC Approves Call Blocking Measure, With One New Twist

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APPEALS COURT HOLDS BEING MORE EXPLICIT ABOUT CREDITOR NAME IN LETTER DOES NOT VIOLATE FDCPA

  • For the second time in two days, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s decision in favor of a collector that was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. This time, the court ruled on two consolidated class-action suits that the collector did not violate the FDCPA by referring to the client and the original creditor in a collection letter.

FCC APPROVES CALL BLOCKING MEASURE, BUT INCLUDES MECHANISM FOR COMPLAINTS WHEN LEGIT CALLS ARE BLOCKED

  • In a move that should come as a surprise to nobody, the Federal Communications Commission yesterday approved a Declaratory Order that gives carriers and consumers more power to automatically block incoming calls, which could reduce the number of unwanted robocalls while also possibly intertwining legitimate calls in that net.

SENATORS ASK CFPB TO RECONSIDER PROPOSED DEBT COLLECTION RULE, SAYING IT PUTS INDUSTRY AHEAD OF CONSUMERS

  • A group of 21 Senators have written a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, urging it to reconsider its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking related to debt collection, arguing that moving forward with what it proposed will “only exacerbate and increase troubling harassment tactics,” according to a published report.

HEALTHCARE EXECS RANK BEST FINANCIAL PROVIDERS

  • A survey of 1,600 executives from healthcare facilities across the country has revealed the leading vendors in 20 different financial categories, based on customer satisfaction and client experience.

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