echnology is advancing in every industry on a global scale even hitting law firms. Whether its digitalisation or even the adoption of artificial intelligence, while some embrace innovation with open arms, others struggle to make the change.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was enacted in 1977 to curb consumers’ abuse and harassment by debt collectors. It addresses the collection of debts by creditors and by third-party debt collectors. When the law was enacted, the only technology available to contact consumers were phones and knocking on
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the government agency charged with protecting consumers from unscrupulous practices. The Bureau oversees the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) that provides rules governing the methods, times of day, frequency, and other aspects of contacting consumers to obtain payment of a debt.
As we navigate a third spike of COVID-19 cases, governments continue to update mandates for a safe reopening. Local businesses need to structure operations so they can ensure a safe environment for their workforce and customers. Companies are navigating uncharted territory as they try to understand liability in the midst
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The Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSE) patch is likely to expire in January 2021. This change poses concerns to many individuals, as it would make access to mortgages more challenging for less qualified, but still worthy candidates. The GSE patch overrides the 2013 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rules intended to
As we continue to see service of process through social media gain widespread acceptance, there are a growing number of states where courts are open to the idea of a possible alternative means of service on defendants who are otherwise impossible to find, evasive, or whose actions have frustrated more