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Hopefully the End of the Debt Itemization Circus? 7th Cir. and CFPB Side with Debt Collector

We've seen a lot of court decisions on the interest disclosure claim over the past couple of years, but it's always noteworthy when a Circuit Court of Appeals and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) speak on the issue. We've had many appellate decisions, including several out of the Second Circuit, denying almost every iteration of the interest disclosure claim that plaintiffs and their attorneys have cooked up. Examples include TaylorDeRosaKlobasyukGissendanner, and Dow. The Seventh Circuit has generally held that so long as the Miller safe harbor language is used when appropriate, the claims fail. A recent Seventh Circuit decision—Degroot v. Client Servs.—sides with the industry in yet another meaningful way. This time, with the CFPB filing an amici brief that, in impact, sides with the debt collector.

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Transforming Compliance & Audit Workflows

October 21, 2020 2:00 Eastern

Audit and control processes are vital debt collection and account receivables management activities that, when modernized, offer immediate, measurable, and long-lasting value to stakeholders and the business.

Leading ARM organizations are, therefore, elevating the transformation of outdated compliance audit and control workflows to the top of the digital transformation priority list.

During this webinar, you’ll learn:

- The benefits of this workflow transformation

- Strategies from a leading ARM organization on their recent transformation experience

- A demonstration of a systemized approach.

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Wave of Federal Lawsuits Slam Furnishers for “Inaccurate” Credit Reporting of Accounts in Bankruptcy

Consumer attorneys are manufacturing the recent surge of Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuits nationwide against creditors and debt collectors that credit report on accounts included in a consumer’s bankruptcy.   Cases in this latest wave of consumer lawsuits typically assert that prior credit reporting on accounts subsequently included in a bankruptcy violates the FCRA.

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Women in Consumer & Commercial Finance Conference 2020

8 December 2020 at 12:30 p.m.

Double Early-Bird Ends Tomorrow!

Sharpen your leadership skills, expand your professional network and help improve your workplace culture when you attend Women in Consumer & Commercial Finance Digital – a virtual conference and networking experience for ALL women in consumer & commercial finance.

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