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Daily Digest – January 13. Judge Approves $40k Settlement in FDCPA Class Action; New Senate Banking Chair Lays Out Agenda

JUDGE APPROVES $40k SETTLEMENT IN CLASS ACTION A District Court judge in Nevada has granted approval of a plaintiff’s unopposed motion for preliminary approval of a settlement in a class action Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case after the defendant was accused of not properly identifying itself in voicemail messages …

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Daily Digest – January 8. New Guide Offers Insights into Debt Collection Rule; Mass. Legislature Passes Student Loan Servicing Bill

NEW GUIDE OFFERS INSIGHTS INTO COMPLYING WITH CFPB’S DEBT COLLECTION RULE I am excited to announce the launch of a new section of AccountsRecovery.net, which aims to help the ARM industry better understand the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s debt collection rule and to help make the decisions and changes needed …

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Daily Digest – January 6. Experts Weigh in on Whether 2021 Will be Better than 2020 or Not; Court Grants Certification, MSJ for Plaintiff in FDCPA Case

EXPERTS WEIGH IN: WILL 2021 BE BETTER OR WORSE THAN 2020? To many, 2020 was a dumpster fire of unprecedented proportions. But to many in the ARM industry, 2020 was a pretty good year, all things considered. AccountsRecovery.net asked eight experts — Jack Brown, Jeff Freedman, Kelly Parsons-O’Brien, David Schultz, …

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Daily Digest – December 31. FCC Issues Orders Limiting Calls and Requiring Opt-Outs; Industry Vets Look Back on 2020

FCC ISSUES ORDERS LIMITING NON-TELEMARKETING CALLS AND REQUIRING OPT-OUTS The Federal Communications Commission yesterday issued two orders, one of which restricts the number of non-telemarketing calls that can be made by non-commercial, commercial, and tax-exempt nonprofit organizations under the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act. The …

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