Daily Digest – January 6. Complaint Alleges Collector Violated 7-in-7; Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Claim-Splitting Case

COMPLAINT ALLEGES COLLECTOR VIOLATED REG F’S 7-IN-7

  • In one of the few cases I have seen alleging that a collector violated the 7-in-7 provisions of Regulation F, a lawsuit has been filed against a collection operation — and its president and chief executive officer — for violating Reg F and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for making more than seven calls in a 7-day period and for not waiting at least seven days to attempt to communicate with the plaintiff after having a conversation.
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JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CLAIM-SPLITTING CASE

  • For at least the third time against different defendants and the second time against the same defendant, a District Court judge in Rhode Island has granted a defendant’s motion against a plaintiff who files lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for essentially each phone call he receives.
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CFPB PUBLISHES RULEMAKING AGENDA THAT HAS DOUBLED IN SIZE SINCE LAST SPRING

  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hasn’t officially announced it yet, but its regulatory agenda as of the Fall of 2022 has been published, a document that is updated twice a year to detail its planned rulemaking activities, and there are several items on the list that likely pertain to companies in the accounts receivable management industry.
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THE CASELAW THAT SHAPED THE ARM INDUSTRY IN 2022

  • Hey! Let’s celebrate! I asked six lawyers a question and not one of them said, “It depends.”  In all seriousness, there were a lot of important cases that came down the pike in 2022, changing the landscape of how FDCPA, FCRA, and TCPA cases are litigated. Here are the most important cases, decisions, and legal trends that impacted the ARM industry in 2022.
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