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Discover How to Use Advanced Methods While Staying in Compliance
Do you have an up-to-date grasp of the procedures for legally collecting debt while operating under the watchful eye of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Are your recovery actions in compliance with the strict guidelines governing collection? Don't rush in unprepared. Maximize your chances for recovery with the advanced tips provided in this strategic seminar. Order today!
- Ensure compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's rules.
- Avoid FDCPA violations when collecting debts.
- Maintain an ethical practice during the collection process.
- Recover assets held in LLCs or corporations.
- Learn advanced level debt recovery techniques.
All times are shown in Eastern time
- How the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Impacts Collections
9:00 - 10:15, Matthew W. Conrad
- The CFPB's Reach of Authority
- New CFPB Rules: Expanded Debt Collection Methods and More
- Types of Debt Collection Covered by the CFPB's Rule
- The CFPB's Areas of Focus
- Avoiding Unfair, Deceptive or Abusive Acts or Practices (UDAAPs)
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Compliance
- Staying in Compliance With the FDCPA and Avoiding Pitfalls
10:30 - 11:45, Daniel W. Sandlin
- New FDCPA Developments
- State Debt Collection Laws
- Persons, Transactions and Communications Covered
- Social Media Debt Collecting
- Meaningful Involvement
- Rules for Notices in Communications/Document Disclosures
- Bona Fide Error
- Tips for Dealing with the Difficult Debtor
- Ethical Considerations During the Collection Process
12:45 - 1:45, Daniel W. Sandlin
- Professionalism in the Collection Process
- Conflicts of Interest and Exercising Independent Legal Judgment
- FDCPA: Where Ethics Meets the Law
- Attorney's Fees
- Collecting When Assets are Held in LLCs or Corporations
1:45 - 3:00, Curt D. Hochbein
- Procedures and Issues with Charging Orders Against LLC/Partnership Interests
- Enforcing Judgments Against Closely-Held Corporate Stock
- Single Member LLCs and the Judgment Debtor
- Liabilities and Considerations When Taking Over a Company
- Assets Held in Trusts
- Involuntary Bankruptcy
- Advanced Collection Law Challenges and Recovery Techniques
3:15 - 4:30, Curt D. Hochbein
- Debtor's Liquidation of Non-Exempt Assets for Purchase of Exempt Assets
- Priority Between Existing Secured Creditors vs. Judgment Lien Creditors
- Supplementary Proceedings: Beyond the Basics
- Post-Judgment Receiverships
- Usury Laws and Interest Issues
- Handling the Pro Se Consumer Litigant
- Post-Judgment Discovery as a Way to Gain Settlement Leverage
- Interstate Collections
- Student Loan Default and Other Federal Consumer Debt
- Retirement Plans Subject to Attachment
This intermediate level seminar is designed for Attorneys. It may also be of benefit to Debt Collectors, Banking Professionals, Accountants and Paralegals.