Daily Digest – June 28. Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over ‘Generic’ References in Letter; Two M&A Deals Announced

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER ‘GENERIC’ REFERENCES IN LETTER

  • A District Court judge in New Jersey has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss, ruling the plaintiff lacked standing filing a class-action lawsuit against a collection law firm, accusing it of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the pronouns used in a collection letter were too generic.

R.I. LEGISLATURE PASSES LAW REQUIRING BOND FOR COLLECTORS

  • In an update that was first published by ACA International, the Rhode Island legislature has passed a bill that will require debt collectors to obtain a bond before they can be licensed.

FIRM ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF WASHINGTON-BASED COLLECTION AGENCY

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PRIORITIES SHIFTING, WITH RENEWED FOCUS ON MENTAL HEALTH

RECOVERY DECISION SCIENCE ACQUIRES THE ASSETS OF GEIST HOLDINGS

  • Recovery Decision Science, LLC (RDS) has acquired the assets and technology of Geist Holdings, Inc. (Geist), a skiptrace processing organization that applied proprietary data mining and quantitative analytics to provide unparalleled service finding account holder places of employment.

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