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Proposal Released to Standardize, Modernize Licensing Process

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors has issued a set of proposed requirements aimed at developing a standardized approach to the state licensing process for nonbank financial regulatory entities. It is seeking comments on the proposal through May 31. The overarching objective of the CSBS’s plan is to modernize the …

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RMAI Honors Outstanding Member and Executive Director

April 14, 2021 (Sacramento, CA) – Against all odds, the Receivables Management Association International held its 2021 Annual Conference in Las Vegas, April 12-25, 2021. With more than 500 in-person attendees and more than 150 virtual attendees, leaders from RMAI capitalized on the event by honoring an outstanding member and RMAI’s …

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Some Final Thoughts — and Photos — From RMAI’s Conference

LAS VEGAS — Perhaps the most telling comment I can make about how the annual conference hosted by Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) went these past few days is the number of times I heard people asking one another, “So, what is the next conference you’re going to?” People were …

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Indiana AG Obtains $1.3M Judgment Against Collection Agency, Owner

The Attorney General of Indiana has obtained a $1.3 million judgment against a collection agency and its owner that were accused of engaging in deceptive and abusive collection practices and operating without a proper license. The AG filed a lawsuit against New Britain Financial and its founder, Nelson Macwan, last …

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Getting to Know Joe Partain of Convergent

The “Getting to Know” series is sponsored by Applied Innovation. Applied Innovation is helping to shape the future of accounts receivable management. Product development is driven by customer feedback, agency profitability and compliance and includes platforms addressing client portal access, document management, payment negotiation, Regulation E focused electronic payment authorizations …

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FCC Announces Actions to Combat Illegal Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission undertook a number of actions yesterday related to blocking illegal and unwanted robocalls, including sending cease and desist letters to two carriers that “appear to be transmitting multiple unlawful robocall campaigns” and seeking updated information from all carriers and developers of call-blocking tools to learn more …

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Answering Credit Reporting Questions on Deleting Tradelines

There is a common theme to the three questions posed by members of the accounts receivable management industry to our credit reporting expert — Alicia Mckeighan, the Chief Compliance Officer at Afni — in the next episode of “Ask The Credit Reporting Expert” and that common theme is one that …

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Judge Rules Attorneys Fees Discoverable in FDCPA Class Action

In a case that is being defended by the team at Malone Frost Martin, a District Court judge in Texas has granted a defendant’s motion to compel documents related to the plaintiff’s attorneys’ fees, costs, fee arrangements, and billing records in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class-action lawsuit, ruling …

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