Debt Collection. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

Debt collectors trying to collect on paid accounts | Opinion ...Watch out for 'inactivity fee' on old bank accountsWhat you should know about illegal and fake debt collectors | KOMOLitigating Debt Collections May Subject You to LiabilityLitigating Debt Collections May Subject You to LiabilityCanadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: "Alberta, Alberta, You're Still on My Mind"FDCPA Ban on Deceptive Collections Practices Extends to Conduct ...Judge Nixes Unfair Collection Claims Against Pepper HamiltonAzrias Lose Out in Contract Dispute With BCBG | California Apparel ...Borrowers See Glimmer of Hope in Discharging Student Debt in Bankruptcy After Navient Agrees to Halt Collections ...IRS Enlists Private Debt Collectors to Recover Past-Due AccountsBU Law Launches Certificate in Financial Services ComplianceDodd-Frank Replacement Bill Set for May 2 MarkupLVMH to Take Control of Christian Dior in $13.1 Billion DealEmotional distress award upheld in bankruptcy case

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Parliamentary Panel For Amending Laws To Disclose Loan Defaulter Names
NDTVMarch 26, 2017

Section 44 of the State Bank of India Act, 1955 as well as some other clauses of confidentiality in the relevant laws invariably prohibit disclosing the names of individuals who owe money to banks or are responsible for bad loans on account of their ...more »

Marijuana legalization: Rohrabacher bill would protect states from federal crackdowns on pot
Washington ExaminerMarch 27, 2017

Rohrabacher and the cannabis caucus also want to adjust the banking laws that force legal marijuana growers and sellers to deal only in cash, ensure that federal laws don't block cannabis research and make the products available to veterans. And they ...more »

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Debt collectors trying to collect on paid accounts | Opinion ...
Iosco County News HeraldApril 26, 2017

I awoke to the ringing of the telephone one morning earlier this year. A recorded voice said something like, “It is very important that I speak to Holly Nelson.more »

Watch out for 'inactivity fee' on old bank accounts
KOMO NewsApril 26, 2017

Consumers across the country are being targeted by debt collection companies that may already have a lot of your personal information. But, that doesn't mean the collectors are following law. In fact, the person contacting you may not even be a ...more »

What you should know about illegal and fake debt collectors | KOMO
KOMO NewsApril 26, 2017

Consumers across the country are being targeted by debt collection companies that may already have a lot of your personal information. But that doesn't mean ...more »

Litigating Debt Collections May Subject You to Liability
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 26, 2017

Although attorneys are by nature zealous advocates for their clients, attorneys representing debt collection agencies may need to be careful to ensure their advocacy does not lead to problems for themselves or their clients. Indeed, according to a ...more »

Litigating Debt Collections May Subject You to Liability
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 26, 2017

Accordingly, attorneys and law practices who engage in debt collection litigation would be well-served to consider the potential ramifications. In Miljkovic v. Shafritz and Dunkin, P.A., the court held as a matter of first impression that ...more »

Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: "Alberta, Alberta, You're Still on My Mind"
The National Law ReviewApril 25, 2017

Resolving the conflict in favor of federal law under the doctrine of paramountcy means that secured lenders' claims have priority over environmental clean-up costs because receivers and bankruptcy trustees cannot be held liable for the remediation ...more »

FDCPA Ban on Deceptive Collections Practices Extends to Conduct ...
Texas LawyerApril 25, 2017

The Federal Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), which bans deceptive and abusive debt collection practices, is often viewed as a regulation targeting only ...more »

Judge Nixes Unfair Collection Claims Against Pepper Hamilton
Delaware Law WeeklyApril 25, 2017

Pepper Hamilton partner M. Kelly Tillery's use of his firm's letterhead for collection letters did not make him or the firm a debt collector under federal law, U.S. District Senior Judge Jan E. DuBois of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled in a ...more »

Azrias Lose Out in Contract Dispute With BCBG | California Apparel ...
Apparel NewsApril 25, 2017

A bankruptcy judge rules against Azrias in their contract dispute with BCBG.more »

Borrowers See Glimmer of Hope in Discharging Student Debt in Bankruptcy After Navient Agrees to Halt Collections ...
Uniontown Herald StandardApril 25, 2017

Student borrowers are holding out hope their loans will finally get discharged in bankruptcy after educational debt giant Navient said earlier this month it would suspend collections pending the outcome of a class-action lawsuit. Navient, the largest ...more »

IRS Enlists Private Debt Collectors to Recover Past-Due Accounts
Legal Reader (blog)April 25, 2017

The I.R.S. is getting ready to employ the services of four private debt collectors in attempt to collect past-due taxes. Critics of the plan, including consumer watchdog groups, have warned that employing private debt collectors could encourage ...more »

BU Law Launches Certificate in Financial Services Compliance
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

The Certificate in Financial Services Compliance is a 12-credit part-time program delivered completely online, designed to give lawyers and non-lawyers alike access to the industry leading compliance faculty of BU Law's Graduate Program in Banking ...more »

Dodd-Frank Replacement Bill Set for May 2 Markup
Bloomberg BNAApril 25, 2017

The bill, known as the Financial Choice Act, offers regulatory relief for banks that bolster their capital levels. It also would pare back many aspects of Dodd-Frank, such as the Volcker Rule, which bars proprietary trading by banks, and the Durbin ...more »

LVMH to Take Control of Christian Dior in $13.1 Billion Deal
New York TimesApril 25, 2017

Mr. Arnault laid his first claim to Christian Dior in 1984, when he bought Boussac, a textile group that included the Parisian fashion house and that was in bankruptcy protection at the time. Christian Dior soon became the cornerstone of Mr. Arnault's ...more »

Emotional distress award upheld in bankruptcy case
Pittsburgh Post-GazetteApril 25, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit affirmed a ruling that Garth and Deborah Lansaw were entitled to $10,100 for emotional distress and $40,000 in punitive damages under bankruptcy law for property owner Frank Zokaites' violation of their ...more »

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