Stay Out of the FTC's and CFPB's Crosshairs
With the release of the CFPB's long-awaited final rule for debt collection, pivotal court decisions, and a host of other developments, debt collectors need to stay on their toes this year or risk running afoul of the law. This timely program will delve into the biggest changes and risk zones that debt collectors and debtors attorneys need to know right now. Stay up to date with the latest compliance obligations, pitfalls, and best practices - register today!
- Unpack the FDCPA final rule and what the provisions say about electronic communications.
- Dig deep into the supplemental debt collection proposal on time-barred debt.
- Discover who is being targeted right now and how to avoid the enforcement spotlight.
- Review the biggest challenges and pitfalls for debt collectors today.
- Find out how the courts are currently ruling on hot-button debt collection issues.
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- FDCPA Final Rule Rundown: Unpacking the Changes (Reg. F, 12 CFR Part 1006)
10:00 - 11:30, David J. Weimer
- Final Rule Overview; Purpose, Intent
- Scope and Application
- Timeline and Effective Dates
- Interaction with Other FDCPA Provisions
- General Clarifications
- Time and Place Communication Provisions
- Electronic Communication and Social Media Provisions
- Consumer Designations and Safe Harbors
- FDCPA Final Rule Rundown: Supplemental Rulemaking, Top Takeaways for Debtor and Creditor Attorneys
11:45 - 12:30, Ernest H. Kohlmyer
- CFPB Enforcement Update, Additional Regulatory and Legislative Developments
12:30 - 1:15, David J. Weimer
- Compliance & COVID-19 Hot Topics: Top 20 Risk Zones for Collectors Today
1:45 - 2:45, Ernest H. Kohlmyer
- FDCPA Case Law Developments
2:45 - 3:45, Ronald S. Weiss
- Ethics for Collection Attorneys
4:00 - 5:00, Ronald S. Weiss
- Candor with the Tribunal
- Multi-jurisdictional Practice of Law
- Dealing with Represented Consumers
- Dealing with Unrepresented Persons
- Supervising Non-Lawyer Staff & the Unauthorized Practice of Law
This program is designed for attorneys. Debt collectors, banking professionals, accountants, and paralegals will also benefit.