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

Russia says US airstrike on Syria damages peace processBrandon Woodrome gets 82 months in federal prison for wire, bank fraudLitigating Debt Collections May Subject You to LiabilityRBS toxic debt settlement is delayed | Business | The Times & The ...FDCPA Ban on Deceptive Collections Practices Extends to Conduct ...Phoney Lawsuits: Settlement Cancels Fight Against Frequent TCPA Lawyer/Plaintiff ComboCourt orders former president of debt collection company to pay $2 million penalty to FTC for alleged FDCPA/FTC Act ...President Trump's Dramatic Retreat on Trade9th Cir. Rejects Debtor's Attempt to Avoid SBA Judgment by Disclaiming InheritanceRussia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern UkrainePresident Trump's dramatic retreat on tradeMoody's assigns (P)Caa2 ratings to Misys' second lien credit facilitiesCan a Revived Opposition Stop Venezuela's Authoritarian Slide?Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern UkraineA budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan

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Attorney N. James Turner Wins Settlement for Client Whose Car was Repossessed
PR Web (press release)April 4, 2017

Attorney N. James Turner has extensive legal experience in both state and federal court at both the trial and appellate levels. He provides professional services for consumer debt relief, wage and hour disputes, overtime and minimum wage matters, and ...more »

Martini, Huges & Grossman alleged to have violated debt collection laws
Florida RecordMarch 31, 2017

... a complaint on March 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Fort Pierce Division against Hughes, Martini & Associates LLC, doing business as Martini, Hughes & Grossman, alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection ...more »

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Russia says US airstrike on Syria damages peace process
WQOW TV News 18April 26, 2017

Internet companies are readying for a showdown with a Republican-controlled government over threats to net neutrality, a key issue for them and their users.More >>. Internet companies are ... Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts ...more »

Brandon Woodrome gets 82 months in federal prison for wire, bank fraud
Times RecordApril 26, 2017

During his testimony Tuesday, Brandon Woodrome said he was made aware of a debt to the Internal Revenue Service in late 2014. It appears to have ... Matthew Horan, the defense attorney for Woodrome, told the judge that his client's case was “out of the ...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 »

RBS toxic debt settlement is delayed | Business | The Times & The ...
The Times (subscription)April 25, 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland has hit a brick wall in its attempt to resolve the US investigation into its mis-sale of toxic mortgage securities because of changes at.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 »

Phoney Lawsuits: Settlement Cancels Fight Against Frequent TCPA Lawyer/Plaintiff Combo
ForbesApril 25, 2017

On March 17, plaintiff Jason Alan settled his Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuit against BrandRep, which had fought the lawsuit by claiming Alan creating the circumstances leading to his TCPA claim. BrandRep had promised to add the Law ... Alan ...more »

Court orders former president of debt collection company to pay $2 million penalty to FTC for alleged FDCPA/FTC Act ...
JD Supra (press release)April 25, 2017

A Texas federal district court has entered a $2 million civil penalty judgment against the former president of a debt collection company for alleged violations of the FDCPA and FTC Act. The judgment follows the court's finding in a prior order that $2 ...more »

President Trump's Dramatic Retreat on Trade
Common DreamsApril 25, 2017

'While key Trump voters across states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin might be upset with [the president's] reversal if they were aware of it, it's likely that veteran multinational business leaders surrounding Trump in the White House ...more »

9th Cir. Rejects Debtor's Attempt to Avoid SBA Judgment by Disclaiming Inheritance
Lexology (registration)April 25, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the district court's judgment in favor of the U.S. Small Business Administration in a Federal Debt Collection Procedures Act (FDCPA) lawsuit the SBA filed against a loan guarantor to ...more »

Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine
kwwl.comApril 25, 2017

A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane.".More >>. A federal judge temporarily halted a second ...more »

President Trump's dramatic retreat on trade
The Hill (blog)April 25, 2017

He repeatedly complained that our trade negotiators were stupid and therefore had negotiated bad trade agreements. These bad trade deals are the cause of our trade deficits, which have cost us millions of manufacturing jobs over the last two decades.more »

Moody's assigns (P)Caa2 ratings to Misys' second lien credit facilities
Moodys.com (press release) (subscription)April 25, 2017

Upon closing and settlement of the proposed second lien debt transaction, as well as a conclusive review of the final documentation, Moody's will endeavour to assign definitive ratings on the second lien debt instruments. A definitive rating may differ ...more »

Can a Revived Opposition Stop Venezuela's Authoritarian Slide?
World Politics ReviewApril 25, 2017

Within the government it led to a rare case of dissent, with Attorney General Luisa Ortega publicly suggesting the Supreme Justice Tribunal rulings were undemocratic and unconstitutional. The Maduro government then took what amounted to ... Although ...more »

Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine
NBC 29 NewsApril 25, 2017

A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane.".Full Story. A federal judge temporarily halted a ...more »

A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan
WKOWApril 25, 2017

A federal judge temporarily halted a second execution Monday night in Arkansas after attorneys said in a court filing that the first execution for Jack Jones "appeared to be tortuous and inhumane.".More >>. A federal judge temporarily halted a second ...more »

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