Tag Archives: New York

N.Y. AG Sends Warning to Collectors About New SOL, Court Filing Requirements, Requests Information About Complying with Reg F

The Attorney General of New York last week sent letters to “major” debt collectors operating in her state, making sure that those companies were aware of new regulations that have recently gone into effect, such as Regulation F from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and new state-mandated large-print disclosures, while …

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Paper Calls on N.Y. to Enact State Licensing Law

The largest newspaper in Buffalo is calling on the state legislature in New York to enact a statewide licensing law, after the Attorney General took action against an allegedly unscrupulous debt collector last month. The Buffalo News published an editorial calling on the state to revisit debt collection licensing when …

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N.Y. Enacts Anti-Robocall Laws

On the same day that she signed a series of new bills — including one targeting debt collection — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul also signed two other new bills into law that target robocalls and enact measures that will likely see more calls being automatically blocked by phone carriers. …

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N.Y. Governor Signs Debt Collection Bill Into Law

CORRECTION: This article has been updated to reflect that only parts of the law went into effect immediately. Only the section including the name of the law actually went into effect immediately. The new statute of limitations provisions will go into effect 150 days after the bill was signed into …

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Bill Introduced in New York to Tax Data Collection

A bill has been introduced in the New York legislature that would place a tax on the data collected and used by business for commercial purposes, although the threshold for being subject to the tax appears to be very high. The bill, S4959, was introduced earlier this week by state …

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