SKYLINK Receivables Inc., headquartered in Vancouver (Surrey), Canada with offices in Toronto and Montreal, today announced that their Board of Directors have approved a definitive agreement to acquire Bond Street Collections Inc., headquartered in Toronto, Canada with an office in Montreal.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday ruled against a debt collection agency in a TCPA express prior consent case, reversing a lower court decision and hewing closely to a requested amicus brief filed by the FCC on the matter.
NPR Thursday on its “All Things Considered” program ran a segment focusing on the post-secondary debt purchasing and collection world through the eyes of an ex-con in Buffalo.
ARMing Heroes, the collection industry’s charity for military veterans, today announced the addition of three prominent industry leaders to its board of trustees (“the board”). Corey Gabler, Todd Langusch, and Everett Stagg join the organization’s board during its fifth annual No Debts for Vets Charity Fundraising Drive, which runs from September 11th through November 11th every year.
Kirit Patel of California has pleaded guilty to four counts of mail fraud and wire fraud after an extensive federal investigation of the debt collection agency he ran. The FTC and prosecutors noted that many of the debts Patel was attempting to collect did not exist.
Critical mistakes are sometimes made during the selling process that could cost owners many millions of dollars in transaction value.
LiveVox Inc., the leading provider of cloud contact center solutions for enterprise operations, announced it will host a creditor-focused compliance webinar with renowned ARM industry legal expert, David Kaminski of Carlson & Messer, LLP on Tuesday, November 11th at 2:30 ET/11:30PT.
TECH LOCK, Inc. announces Vision Financial Corp has achieved the ARM Industry Gold compliance standard, TECH LOCK® Certified.
The GFKL Group has taken advantage of favorable financing conditions to conclude a new credit agreement worth €100 million. Alongside an amortized loan, the package includes a €40 million revolving facility.
Debt collectors breathed a collective sigh of relief after the Eleventh Circuit reversed a district court ruling in the Mais case. Coupled with the FCC’s seemingly business-friendly declaratory rulings of GroupMe and Cargo Airline Association, matters appear to be on the upswing for creditor representatives with regard to the TCPA. But don’t be deceived: the relief brought by the positive developments must be tempered by the amicus curiae brief filed by the FCC in a case involving a collector.