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Don't Block Valid Text Messages - CRC Files Comments on FCC’s Proposed Rule

Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking targeting unlawful text messages. Despite its targeted title, if left unchanged, the text of the rule may affect text messages sent for valid business purposes. On November 9, 2022, the Consumer Relations Consortium (CRC) submitted comments to the FCC regarding the proposed rule's shortcomings.

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2022 Consumer Expectations Survey Report

Your customers have spoken. Listen to what they want and need from your customer service. In this new ebook from TCN, you'll find everything you need to know about your customers' expectations, including their biggest fears when calling customer service, how long they typically wait on hold, how likely it is that they will leave a review, and how their experiences affect your business. 


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What Creditors and Medical Services Providers Need to Know About D.C.’s Amended Debt Collection Law

Creditors and medical services providers should reevaluate their consumer credit agreements and collection practices in light of a recent amendment to Washington, D.C.’s debt collection law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2023. The D.C. Council previously adopted emergency debt collection restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These restrictions are now being adopted on a permanent basis via the new amendment and impose new restrictions on communicating with consumers via email, text message and social media.

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CFPB Issues Circular on Investigation of Consumer Reporting Disputes

The CFPB has issued a circular (2022-07) to address “shoddy investigation practices” and “affirm that neither consumer reporting companies nor information furnishers can skirt dispute investigation requirements.”

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Technology is Key to Compliance & Self-Service: An Interview with Finvi

Whether we see economic growth or a recession, organizations in the ARM industry will need to rely on technology to scale their operations accordingly. Where should collections & recovery executives focus when it comes to investment in technology?

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Midland Credit Management Names ProVest Partner of the Year

TAMPA, Fla. -- Midland Credit Management, an Encore Capital Group Company, named ProVest LLC its Top Internal Legal Partner. ProVest was honored at the 2022 Fall National Creditors Bar Association Conference in Tampa, Fla. Midland annually recognizes only one vendor with this prestigious award

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Only Consumers Can Enforce FDCPA’s Third-Party Disclosure Provisions, Eight Circuit Holds

A bankruptcy attorney received a dunning letter from a debt collector, identifying him as the attorney for the consumer named in the letter. Unable to recognize the consumer’s name, the attorney searched his records and determined that he had never represented the consumer.

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Complete Guide to Risk and Gap Assessments - Part 5: Maintain Your Progress - Don’t Skip the Audit

29 November 2022 at 02:00 p.m.

Concluding a risk and gap assessment is something to celebrate. They are a lot of work. Full stop. However, if you don’t set up a proper auditing plan, you’ll need to perform another risk and gap assessment sooner rather than later. A robust auditing procedure that includes remediation plans and keeping your C-suite informed will allow you to build off your recent analysis, so you won’t have to do another one before you know it.

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