Todd, Bremer & Lawson, a BBB-accredited firm specializing in the service of educational receivables, has announced its selection of Ontario Systems as its outsourced compliance partner, in pursuit of an enhanced compliance management system focusing on consumer fairness and compliance effectiveness.
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday unanimously reversed a lower court ruling in Mais v. Gulf Coast Collection Bureau, a case that was extremely controversial in the debt collection industry due to the district judge deliberately ignoring an FCC ruling regarding consent to call a cell phone. Monday’s decision and opinion is seen as a major victory for debt collectors.
The CDIA is launching a comprehensive and flexible new Metro 2 e-Learning System to provide detailed guidance on the use of the Metro 2, the credit reporting industry’s standard reporting format.
insideARM.com today announced the winners of the seventh annual Best Places to Work in Collections. This award program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry, and was created and facilitated by insideARM.com and Best Companies Group. Best Places to Work in Collections 2014 is sponsored by Executive Alliance.
A federal judge last week certified a class action that accuses a mortgage services company of violating the FDCPA by leaving a message on a door hanger for a consumer to call a specific number. The note made no mention of the debt, although it was left specifically for that purpose.
The National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) has provided a response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposal to make consumer narratives public.
U.S. Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) returned to ACA International’s office in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 24, 2014, for a fundraiser in support of his re-election campaign.
BFrame today announced its partnership with QTS to supply a processing environment for government entities. QTS’ Federal Cloud is designed to meet FedRAMP and FISMA requirements.
On the heels of a June 30 decision finding that a New Jersey law firm violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because its attorneys spent four seconds reviewing a pleading, a complaint seeking class certification has been filed against the same firm, citing findings of fact from the adverse court opinion.
UK debt buyer and ARM firm Arrow Global Group said Wednesday that it is acquiring smaller rival Capquest from a private equity fund for £158 million ($258 million) on an enterprise value basis.