An FDCPA case dismissal was heard earlier in the year by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The appellate panel recently decided the case, upholding the dismissal of the case brought by a consumer against a debt collector, but finding some issue with one of the reasons.
The Commercial Law League of America has named its annual honorees for its two most prestigious awards: the Lawrence P. King Award and Robert E. Caine Leadership Award.
TECH LOCK, Inc. announces Phin Solutions, Inc. has achieved the ARM Industry Gold compliance standard, TECH LOCK® Certified.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a debt relief firm for charging illegal upfront fees and deceiving consumers. The suit is notable because just last month the firm, Morgan Drexen, was a party to a lawsuit filed against the CFPB that challenged the regulator’s authority to request certain information.
A lawsuit filed this week in federal court accuses the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) of grossly overreaching its authority. Connecticut bankruptcy attorney Kimberly Pisinksi and her outsourced legal support services provider, Morgan Drexen Integrated Systems, are rejecting the CFPB’s “investigative demand” to hand over privileged and confidential communications as well as sensitive financial records of thousands of financially distressed consumers who are considering filing for bankruptcy.
This July, debt collection and creditors rights law firm Shermeta, Adams & Von Allmen, P.C. reached a landmark anniversary, celebrating 40 years in business.
Value Healthcare Services announces CEO Ezra Zucker will be a featured speaker at the summer meeting of Keystone AAHAM. The event will be held on July 18 at the Penn National Conference Center in Grantville, Pennsylvania. Keystone is one of the 32 local chapters of AAHAM, American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management.
Debt buyer and ARM firm Portfolio Recovery Associates (NASDAQ: PRAA) late Tuesday reported financial results for the first quarter of 2013 with quarterly records in just about every measurable category.
PRA reported net income of $38.6 million ($2.26 per share) in the first three months of 2013, up 52 percent from the first quarter of 2012.
Ezra Zucker has been named Chief Executive Officer of Value Healthcare Services, the first company dedicated to patient bankruptcy receivables.
American InfoSource LP (AIS) today announced the hiring of Alice Whitten as General Counsel at Ascension Capital Group (ACG). ACG is part of the AIS family of financial services companies.