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Awesome TCPA Win!: Court finds Facebook’s “Clear Holding” Requires Use of R&SNG and Not Just Capacity to Qualify as ATDS

Who doesn’t like a good seesaw battle?

Just a few weeks ago we saw two cases that treated Facebook as if it were a non-issue–especially at the pleadings stage. 

But July 13, 2021, brought us the best post-Facebook decision yet. Quite the swing.

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Member Questions: Opt-Outs

A member asks insideARM’s Research Assistant:

If a consumer opts out based on the text sent to them and removes that consent via text, do you respond to that opt-out with another text advising them that they have been opted out?

See the answers to this, and other member questions -- plus get the chance to submit your own questions -- only at Research Assistant. Learn more.

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DebtNext Software Wins Best Demo in Show, and Demo Flight 1 at iA Strategy & Tech 2021

ROCKVILLE, Md. --  At the iA Strategy and tech Conference which took place July 13-15 2021, DebtNext Platform Presented by DebtNext Software won best demo of the day 1 demo flight, and BEST IN SHOW.

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The Estate Registry Presented by Phillips & Cohen Associates Wins Best Demo of Demo Flight 2 at iA Strategy & Tech

ROCKVILLE, Md.-- At the iA Strategy and Tech Conference held July 13-15, 2021 The Estate Registry Presented by Phillips & Cohen Associates won best demo of the day 2 demo flights.

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Phillips & Cohen Associates, LTD. Celebrates Significant Investment in Proprietary Data Management Platform.

WILMONGTON, Del. -- After years of behind-the-scenes development and over $1M invested, Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd., the globe’s leading deceased account care business, is thrilled to announce the expansion of its suite of services with the launch of the new proprietary platform, The Estate Registry (TER).

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Eastern District of New York Dismisses Six Hunstein Copy-Cat Cases; Questions Hunstein’s Viability After TransUnion

Almost immediately after the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals published its decision in Hunstein vs. Preferred Collection & Management Services, Inc, 994 F.3d 1341 (11th Cir. 2021), opportunistic attorneys began filing copy-cat cases nationwide. Suddenly, overnight, the well-known and long-accepted practice of sending data to a letter vendor for printing morphed from a non-issue into the most egregious of consumer harms. Certain wily attorneys collectively gasped, clutched their pearls, and started serial filing lawsuits to right this newly discovered wrong.

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California DFPI Announces Inaugural Debt Collection Advisory Committee Meeting

SACRAMENTO,  Calif. -- In April, the Department announced the formal creation of its inaugural debt collection advisory committee, a seven-member board that will provide critical feedback to the Department as it stands up its debt collection licensing program. The diverse group includes a consumer advocate and representatives from the debt collection, debt-buying, third-party collection, and collection law industries. The committee will advise Acting Commissioner Christopher S. Shultz on matters related to the debt collection business, including proposed fee schedules and other requirements.

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Women in Consumer Finance 2021

6 December 2021 at 02:45 p.m.

Sharpen your leadership skills, expand your professional network and help improve your workplace culture when you attend Women in Consumer Finance 2021 – a conference and networking experience for ALL women in consumer finance.

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