Daily Digest – June 20. Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Case Over Lack of License; CFPB Leaders Discuss Approach, Priorities

JUDGE DENIES MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER LACK OF LICENSE

  • A District Court judge in Utah has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case alleging it violated state law by suing to collect unpaid debts without having a license to collect.

CFPB LEADERS DISCUSS APPROACH, PRIORITIES – INCLUDING MEDICAL DEBT

  • A pair of leaders from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau made public remarks late last week, and they shed some light into the Bureau’s vision and priorities for at least the foreseeable future, including addressing issues with the accounts receivable management industry.

WHY ROBOCALLS AREN’T GOING AWAY ANYTIME SOON

  • Robocalls are like email spam and phishing attacks in that they are never likely to go away, a pair of experts predicted during a presentation at a technology conference earlier this month, according to a published report on wired.com. While progress has been made, there are still too many sticking points that will make it impossible to truly stamp out those menacing calls, which, in the end, may be a good thing for the accounts receivable management industry.

EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Understanding the context and consequences of court rulings can be difficult. Thankfully, there are experts out there that can do it for us. Mitch Williamson, Cooper Walker, Leslie Bender, Stacy Rodriguez, Jonathan Robbin, Stefanie Jackman, Christopher Morris, and Laurie Nelson break down the ins and outs of cases impacting the ARM industry in this week’s Compliance Digest, which is brought to you by Bedard Law Group.

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