In her role as General Counsel and Regulatory Editor at The iA Institute and insideARM (iA), Katie Grzechnik Neill considers herself the legal and regulatory navigator for the consumer financial services industry. In her role, Katie keeps the industry current on what is going on in the legal and regulatory landscape through iA's news, helps guide industry initiatives as a Steering Committee Member of the Consumer Relations Consortium, and brought to life the iA Case Law Tracker, which lets industry members easily track the myriad court decisions that come out on a daily basis faster than it takes to grab a morning cup of coffee.
Katie is also a proud military spouse and actively advocates for easing the burdens that military life places on professional and career-oriented spouses.
The Slow Demise of Recent Collection Letter Overshadowing Claims
As NYC DCA Language Rule Deadline Approaches, Questions Remain
CFPB Announces new Consumer Advisory Board Members, No Respresentation for Debt Collectors Yet Again
NYDFS Bares its Teeth, Files its First Enforcement Action Against Debt Collector
Bona Fide Error Defense Doesn't Always Apply in "Amount of Debt" Cases
Credit Reporting Issues and False Threats from Debt Collectors—Featured Topics in CFPB's Supervisory Highlights
CFPB Sues Encore for Issues Related to Collection Litigation and Time-Barred Debts (and the Irony Behind Some of These Claims)
Louisiana's Emergency Prohibition of Telephonic Solicitation Might Cover Debt Collection Calls
Plaintiff's Counsel Drops the Ball, Court Grants Summary Judgment for Debt Collector
Brace Yourselves: California Debt Collection Licensing is (Probably) Coming
Another Overshadowing FDCPA Claim Bites the Dust
Nevada Confirms that its Work from Home Provisions Have Expired
California's Mini-CFPB Proposal Pokes its Head Out of the Ground Again
CCPA Regulations Finalized
Colorado Proposed Debt Collection Rule Changes, Stakeholder Meeting Scheduled
Virginia Supreme Court Evictions for Failure to Pay Rent, but Not Without Scalding Dissents from Within its Own Bench
Dismissals of Overshadowing/Letter Format Claims Continue in E.D.N.Y.
Breakdown of NYC DCA FAQs and Reporting Requirements for New LEP Rule
Attorneys General Band Together, Urge Senate to Provide Further Student Loan Relief
7th Circuit Reiterates: Credit Reporting Medical Debts Separately is Not a Violation