After granting an FDCPA and TCPA case, at the request of the plaintiff’s attorney, a court in Texas sent the case to the state’s legal governing body for a potential license review of the prolific consumer attorney.
Last month’s 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that allowed a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claim to be made against a bankruptcy proof of claim filed on out-of-statute debt will get a rehearing if a petition filed by LVNV Funding, LLC is granted.
NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show aired a segment yesterday called “Inside America’s Debt Collection Industry.” Among the four guests, there were no representatives from the debt collection industry. What’s also interesting is that, in fact, most of the discussion was not about third party debt collectors, but creditors, debt buyers, and credit reporting agencies.
Five U.S. senators have urged the Department of Defense and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate allegations that “aggressive debt collection actions” are being used by USA Discounters and similar retailers against active duty service members.
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Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, P.C., an Atlanta-based creditors’ rights and collection law firm, has expanded its legal collection footprint by opening an office in Greenville, South Carolina effective August 1, 2014 that will service the entire state.
Two weeks ago, the CFPB announced an aggressive lawsuit against a debt collection law firm accusing the ARM company of being little more than a “lawsuit mill.” The firm vowed to fight the suit. As details emerge, it appears that the defendants have a decent case, backed by prior court rulings on the same issue.
Capio Partners is pleased to announce that company co-founder and board chairman Jim Richards has been named president-elect of ACA International for the 2014 – 2015 association year.
On July 14, 2014, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), a Federal regulatory body created by the Dodd Frank Act of 2010 mounted a frontal attack on this bedrock of separation of powers principle by filing suit in the United States District Court against a prominent consumer collection law firm, Frederick J. Hanna and Associates, P.C. of Atlanta Georgia.
Expert Global Solutions (EGS), a global leader in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry and parent company of ARM giant NCO Group, announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement to sell certain segments of its ARM business to private equity firm Platinum Equity. Financial terms of the pending transaction were not disclosed.