Daily Digest – January 3. Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Class Action Over ID Theft Disclosure in Letter; The Words That Defined the ARM Industry in 2022

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CLASS ACTION OVER ID THEFT DISCLOSURE IN LETTER

  • A District Court judge in New Jersey has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss on the grounds the plaintiff lacked standing to file a class-action lawsuit accusing the defendant of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in relation to an identity theft disclosure that was made in a collection letter.
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THE WORDS THAT DEFINED THE ARM INDUSTRY IN 2022

  • Asking people to take 365 days and summarize them into one word is no easy feat. There was a lot that happened in the industry this year, and depending on where you sit or stand, synthesizing a year’s worth of ups and downs into one word is a lot harder than it looks. Which is why I don’t do it and I ask others to do it instead. AccountsRecovery.net reached out to a number of industry professionals and asked them for the word they would use to describe 2022. Here is what they said.
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FCC AFFIRMS 3-CALL LIMIT TO LANDLINES, AMENDS CONSENT REQUIREMENTS TO MAKE MORE CALLS

  • The Federal Communications Commission has issued a declaratory ruling in response to pair of requests — including one made by ACA International — related to a 2020 order implementing portions of the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, affirming a three-call-limit for calls made using automated telephone dialing systems to residential lines, while also granting callers the opportunity to obtain consent from individuals if they wish to make more calls than allowed.
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EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Industry experts Mitch Williamson, Xerxes Martin, Mike Frost, Patrick Newman, and Brent Yarborough provide their perspectives and analysis of the legal and compliance trends shaping the ARM industry.
  • More details here.
  • This series is sponsored by Bedard Law Group

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