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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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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A Story to Tell at California Legislative Day

 

California Association of Collectors advances advocacy on key legislation in the state and focuses on members’ stories during the annual legislative day. 06/20/2022 2:30 P.M. 2.5 minute read Members of the California Association of Collectors Inc. met with several key players in the California legislature for the state unit’s annual legislative day. The goal of […]

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Connecticut Increases Branch Bonds

 

The bonds are increasing for main locations and individual branches for licensees effective Oct. 1. 06/20/2022 12:00 P.M. 1 minute read The Connecticut Department of Banking has approved a bond increase from $25,000 for each licensed location to $50,000 for main location bonds. An additional $50,000 in bonds will be added for each branch. The […]

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Connecticut Moves on Data Privacy Bill

 

Connecticut is the fifth state to enact data privacy legislation while discussions on a federal bill are underway again in the U.S. House of Representatives.  06/15/2022 4:15 P.M. 3.5 minute read Connecticut’s data privacy legislation was signed by Gov. Ned Lamont last month, adding it to the handful of states with their own data privacy […]

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Join Your Fellow Members at the Northeast Debt Collection Expo 2022

 

Multiple state units will reunite Sept. 18-20 in Atlantic City. Early-bird registration is open through July 31.  06/15/2022 11:30 A.M. 1 minute read The Northeast Debt Collection Expo 2022 is set to return to Caesar’s in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Sept. 18-20, 2022.   This event for ACA International state units covering 13 states will feature […]

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Member Alert: Minnesota Licensure and Collector Registration Update

Member Alert

 

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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Latest Brief in Nevada Medical Debt Law Appeal Sticks to First Amendment Arguments and State and Federal Law Interplay

 

The plaintiffs-appellants contest deprivation of constitutional rights in Nevada’s medical debt law and First Amendment violations preventing collectors from engaging in a lawful business and helping consumers resolve their accounts. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 06/08/2022 2:00 P.M. 5 minute read The plaintiffs-appellants in the case challenging the Nevada medical debt […]

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