Daily Digest – October 26. Petition Filed for SCOTUS To Hear Arguments in TCPA Case Dealing with Incentive Awards; Chopra Makes First Remarks Since Appeals Court Ruling

PETITION FILED FOR SCOTUS TO HEAR ARGUMENTS IN TCPA CASE DEALING WITH INCENTIVE AWARDS

  • A petition has been submitted to the Supreme Court to hear arguments in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case that determined incentive awards for named plaintiffs are unlawful.
  • More details here.

STATE APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS DENIAL OF MOTION TO VACATE DEFAULT JUDGMENT BECAUSE INDIVIDUAL WAS NEVER SERVED

  • An Appeals Court in Washington state has reversed a lower court’s ruling denying a motion to vacate a default judgment 14 years after it was entered, because the individual was never properly served with a summons and complaint, even though the individual appeared in court at a hearing in the case after the judgment was entered and made payments for eight months afterwards on the debt.
  • More details here.

CHOPRA SIDESTEPS APPEALS COURT RULING IN SPEECH, ANNOUNCES PLAN FOR OPEN BANKING RULE

  • In his first public comments following last week’s ruling from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Rohit Chopra, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, not only chose not to mention the ruling in any way, shape, or form, but announced that the Bureau is planning to move forward this week with a rule that has the potential to reshape how companies compete in the financial services industry.
  • More details here.

23 COMPANIES SEEKING COLLECTION TALENT

  • Companies like First Financial Asset Management, MRS BPO, Harvest Strategy Group, Radius Global Solutions,. and Citizens Bank are among those looking to fill vacancies in their collection operations.
  • The job listings are great for those looking for work and are also great tools for companies to use as sources for ideas about what to include in their own job descriptions and to see how other companies write their job ads.
  • More details here.

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