Rhode Island Passes Bond Licensing Legislation


Bond licensing legislation, now eligible to send to the state’s governor, would require a bond before an agency can be licensed in Rhode Island. 06/24/2022 3:15 P.M. 1 minute read Rhode Island has passed legislation that requires debt collectors to file a $50,000 bond to be licensed in the state. The legislation passed in the […]

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Member Update: Debt Collection Missing from CFPB’s Agenda as Bureau Focuses on Other Regulatory Approaches


The spring 2022 regulatory agenda includes lending and consumer data proposals while debt collection and credit reporting are on the bureau’s radar in public forums. 06/23/2022 12:15 P.M. 4 minute read The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its regulatory agenda for spring 2022 including proposed rules on consumer access to financial records and lending data […]

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First Wave of Medical Debt Credit Reporting Changes Starts July 1


While ACA International’s advocacy and education continue on the medical debt credit reporting changes imposed by the national CRAs, those changes begin to take effect on July 1. ACA has some insight about these upcoming changes to medical debt data furnishing practices. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 06/23/2022 11:45 A.M. 5 […]

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ACA and Joint Industry Trade Groups Support Immediacy in Call Blocking Notifications


The groups advocated for call blocking notifications consistent with the requirements of the TRACED Act that blocking entities provide transparent and effective redress. 06/22/2022 2:30 P.M. 4 minute read ACA International continues advocacy with the Federal Communications Commission on immediate notifications of call blocking, including through a meeting with the FCC in partnership with joint […]

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Member Spotlight: Brit Suttell on Visibility and Representation


As a shareholder of Barron & Newburger P.C., and part of the LGBTQIA+ community, Brit Suttell shares the importance of visibility and representation during Pride Month and beyond. 06/22/2022 9:45 A.M. 7 minute read ACA International’s membership and the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry are increasingly diverse. In June, ACA is highlighting member voices as […]

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Recording Available – ACA Huddle: Revisiting Reg F


ACA’s Senior Counsel Colin Winkler is joined by legal and litigation trend experts and reviews the regulatory landscape since Reg F took effect. Meeting Recording Access Passcode: c^9&.%6u     It’s been over 6 months since Reg F went into effect and this ACA Huddle for members focuses on Reg F litigation trends and compliance […]

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We Need Your Ideas for the 2022 ACA Women’s Conference


Opportunities are available to share content ideas and volunteer as a facilitator for the Nov. 2, 2022, conference at the Radisson Blu Aqua in Chicago. 06/21/2022 11:00 A.M. 2.5 minute read Do you have thoughts and opinions on what content would be interesting and relevant to include in ACA’s 2nd Annual Women’s Conference? Tell us […]

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CFPB Opens Request for Comment on ‘Relationship Banking’


The bureau is seeking public comment regarding “relationship banking and customer service” to determine what information would be helpful for consumers to be able to obtain from their banks. 06/21/2022 10:15 A.M. 1.5 minute read A public comment request on “relationship banking” announced by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau during last week’s bank town hall is now […]

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