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ACA Launches Back to School Donation and Fundraising Drive

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Donations will support Minneapolis public schools and educators around the country throughout the month of September. Members are invited to participate. 08/31/2022 11:30 A.M. 1.5 minute read ACA International is kicking off a school supply drive to benefit Minneapolis Public Schools and Get Your Teach On’s Clear the List initiative to help supply items for […]

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Ricketson v Advantage Collection: Court Reduces Unreasonable Fee Award to Vexatious Consumer’s Attorney

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If a consumer’s attorney repeatedly and obstinately refuses reasonable requests for relevant information related to the consumer’s request for attorneys’ fees after prevailing in a suit under the FDCPA, the court could exercise its discretion to deny the attorneys’ fees. 08/29/2022 3:00 P.M. 3.5 minute read Ricketson v Advantage Collection Pros., LLC, No. 21-CV-2541 (WMW/ECW), […]

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Towle v. TD Bank: Court Dismisses Frivolous FCRA Complaint

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A court dismissed the consumer’s amended complaint because the consumer did not allege that the defendant violated the FCRA by failing to report his account as disputed. 08/18/2022 3:45 P.M. 3.5 minute read Towle v. TD Bank USA, N.A., No. 22-CV-0624 (PJS/TNL), 2022 WL 3448095 (D. Minn. Aug. 17, 2022) By Andrew Pavlik – Compliance […]

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Member Alert: Minnesota Licensure and Collector Registration Update

 

Important updates on Minnesota’s new work-from-home legislation and agency/collector requirements that have not changed. 06/10/2022 10:00 A.M. 2 minute read Minnesota’s work-from-home legislation is now in effect and in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Commerce, ACA International has some important clarifications for agencies collecting from Minnesota consumers. To clear up any confusion: The recent […]

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GLCCA Welcomes New Leadership at Annual Conference

 

The Great Lakes Credit and Collection Association hosted its annual conference in May with panels on Reg F, employee retention and lobbying trends while welcoming its new board of directors. 6/3/2022 9:00 A.M. 1.5 minute read Over 100 ACA International members from across Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin participated in the Great Lakes Credit and […]

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ACA Advocacy in Action: Minnesota Governor Signs Work-From-Home Bill

 

The legislation enacts permanent remote work options for collection agencies in Minnesota effective June 1, thanks to advocacy efforts by the Great Lakes Credit and Collection Association. 05/23/2022 12:30 P.M. 5 minute read Key Takeaways The new law permits employees of collection agencies to continue working from home as it was established in the beginning of […]

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Minnesota Legislature Passes Work-From-Home Bill

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The legislation would enact permanent remote work options for collection agencies. 05/18/2022 12:45 P.M. 2 minute read Permanent remote work options for debt collectors are close to taking effect in Minnesota after the state’s House of Representatives passed SF 2922 on a near unanimous vote Tuesday and the Senate accepted the amended version on Wednesday. […]

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