Martindale v. MegaStar: Transaction Fees May Violate the RFDCPA

 

A California district court found a consumer sufficiently stated a cause of action under the RFDCPA by alleging that the defendant charged her “convenience fees” to make payments over the phone that were not authorized in the loan agreement or permitted by law. 01/19/2022 3:45 P.M. 3.5 minute read Martindale v. MegaStar Fin. Corp., No. […]

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Invite Your California Health Care Clients to The Collaborative Education Session on California Medical Debt Laws

 

Jan. 28 webinar will help debt collection agencies and their health care clients in California navigate the state’s new medical debt laws and fair billing rules. Submit your questions for expert panel speakers now. 01/19/2022 3:00 P.M 2 minute read Five associations are joining forces to offer an educational session covering new California medical debt […]

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From California to Washington: State Laws on the Horizon This Year

 

ACA International’s state advocacy and compliance leaders along with member Lauren Valenzuela reviewed new state laws during a recent Hot Topic seminar—a must-listen for all organizations planning for 2022 and beyond. 01/13/2022 9:30 A.M. 4 minute read The accounts receivable management (ARM) industry and ACA International saw a flurry of activity in 2021. Although Regulation […]

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California DFPI Addresses NMLS Delays on Licensing Applications

 

Licensing department assures debt collectors that delays in accessing licensing applications through the system will not result in regulatory action. 01/04/2022 4:00 P.M. 4 minute read Before the end of 2021, the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) had received approximately 600 applications for debt collection licenses, which were required to be submitted […]

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Recording Available – ACA Huddle: ACA’s Quarterly Update, California Regulations and Federal Advocacy Outlook (12/29/2021)

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Upcoming webinars for members will include an overview of California’s licensing regulations, ACA’s accomplishments and ongoing goals, and a federal advocacy presentation on legislative and regulatory issues for 2022. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 12/29/2021 12:00 PM Meeting Recording Access Passcode: J=A0nZ6t Session Slides ACA International’s members-only ACA Huddle webinars are […]

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Recording Available – ACA Huddle: State of the Association Quarterly Address (12/22/2021)

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The Dec. 29 webinar will cover what to expect in California’s licensing regulations in 2022. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 12/22/2021 4:00 P.M. Meeting Recording Access Passcode: 2mkj^1qn ACA International’s next members-only ACA Huddle webinar on preparing for California’s regulations in 2022 is not to be missed. June Coleman, of counsel […]

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ACA International to Manage the California Association of Collectors Inc.

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ACA will provide the CAC with executive leadership, strategic guidance and business function management. 12/21/2021 10:15 AM 2 minute read As part of its ongoing effort to help members succeed, incoming ACA International CEO Scott Purcell announced that the association will assume management responsibilities of the California Association of Collectors Inc. (CAC) beginning Jan. 1, […]

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