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Daily Digest – June 14. Ontario Systems Acquires Columbia Ultimate; Bill Introduced To Amend FDCPA

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  ONTARIO SYSTEMS ACQUIRES COLUMBIA ULTIMATE Ontario Systems announced yesterday that it had acquired Columbia Ultimate Business Systems, which will join two of the collection industry’s largest software providers. Ontario’s largest …

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Daily Digest – June 13. Panelists At CFPB Hearing Split Over Payday Lending Proposal; Medicaid Expansion Reducing Amount of Bad Medical Debt

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The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  PANELISTS AT CFPB ADVISORY BOARD MEETING SPLIT OVER PAYDAY LENDING PROPOSAL Panelists at a Consumer Financial Protection Board Consumer Advisory Board meeting last week in Little Rock, Ark., …

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Daily Digest – June 10. Charity That Received “Last Week Tonight” Portfolio Reaping Benefits of Publicity; CFPB Debt Collection Proposal Slides Down Priority List

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  CHARITY THAT RECEIVED “LAST WEEK TONIGHT” PORTFOLIO TALKS ABOUT THEIR DESIRE TO BE AN INDUSTRY PARTNER The charity that received the $15 million portfolio of medical debt purchased by …

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Daily Digest – June 9. Credit Card Debt Load Continues To Grow; Why The Industry Needs The CFPB’s Debt Collection Rule

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  CREDIT CARD DEBT LOAD CONTINUES GROWING; CONSUMER SPENDING BAD HABITS MAY BE BACK FOR GOOD U.S. households paid down nearly $27 billion in credit card debt during the …

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Daily Digest – June 8. More Fall-Out From ‘Last Week Tonight’ Episode; TCPA Compliance Still a Moving Target

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  ‘LAST WEEK TONIGHT’ FALL-OUT CONTINUES; GROUP CLAIMS IDEA WAS STOLEN FROM THEM, FORGIVENESS MAY HAVE MADE FINANCIAL SITUATIONS WORSE The fall-out from the “Lat Week Tonight” episode on debt …

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Daily Digest – June 7. DBA Speaker Included in ‘Last Week Tonight’ Episode Speaks Out; Trade Groups Call Out FCC For Proposed TCPA Rule

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  DBA SPEAKER INCLUDED IN ‘LAST WEEK TONIGHT’ EPISODE SPEAKS OUT At least one of the industry professionals who were mentioned in the “Last Week Tonight” episode that aired …

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Daily Digest – June 6. Jewelry Retailer in Spotlight; Mother Claims Arrest Threat Over $30 After-Care Bill

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  JEWELRY RETAIL GIANT DENIES DIAMOND-SWAP REPORT The parent company of Kay Jewelers and Zales is watching its stock price plummet, following a report about the company that detailed how …

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Daily Digest – June 3. Reaction to CFPB Payday Lending Proposal; Bankruptcy Filings Decline

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  PAYDAY LENDING RULE PROPOSAL RAISES QUESTIONS, POTENTIAL PROBLEMS The ink on the CFPB’s proposed rule regarding payday lending is still wet, but the initial reactions are starting to filter …

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Daily Digest – June 2. CFPB Issues Payday Lending Rule, N.Y. Regulators Fines Two Debt Buyers

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  CFPB ISSUES PROPOSED RULE GOVERNING PAYDAY LENDING, TITLE LENDING The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued its long-awaited rule on payday and title lending earlier this morning, while also …

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Daily Digest – June 1. District Court Judge Sets Limits on ATDS Definition; Bill in N.J. Would Alter Filing Fees

The Daily Digest is sponsored by TCN, a leading provider of cloud-based call center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs, and collection agencies worldwide.  COURT GRANTS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF COLLECTION AGENCY IN TCPA CASE A U.S. District Court judge in Florida has potentially become the first in the nation to …

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