General News

Brit Suttell Awarded Prestigious Donald Kramer Award

AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA, October 23, 2020 — Brit Suttell has been awarded the National Creditor’s Bar Association’s Donald Kramer Award. The Donald Kramer award is given each year to “someone whose efforts have made a substantial and lasting impact for the benefit of the credit and legal collection community.” Ms. …

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Congressional Report Provides Overview of Collection Industry

If you are looking for an unbiased and straightforward report that provides a high-level summary of what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Congress are doing to regulate the debt collection industry, then this is the report for you. Published last week by the Congressional Research Service, a public policy …

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State Raises $5200 in Back to School Campaign

(MADISON, Wis., Oct. 19, 2020) – Each fall State’s team collects school supplies for area students in need. Like so many aspects of 2020, with many team members working remote, this year’s Back to School campaign needed to pivot to an online campaign. State President Tim Haag issued a challenge to …

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Branding Arc Helps Increase Awareness for Stop Abuse

Branding Arc announces the donation of marketing support aimed at increasing awareness for Stop Abuse. This contribution will help reach child sexual abuse victims who have been silenced during stay-at-home orders resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.  The pandemic and subsequent school closures have kept children away from teachers and school …

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Gregory Friedman Joins Barron & Newburger

AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES, October 13, 2020 — Gregory M. Friedman has joined Barron & Newburger as an attorney in the firm’s Austin office. Gregory will work both with the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Law Group, and with its Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice Group. In both areas, Mr. Friedman will …

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FCA Participants Happy to Be Back in Live Event Saddle

Last week, the Florida Collectors Association held its annual conference at a hotel in Sarasota. It was, as far as I can tell, the first live industry event since the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in mid-March. The FCA offered a full slate of educational and networking opportunities for …

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