M&S in the News

October 21, 2020
The Buckeye Institute

Ohio Lawmakers Need to Put More Debt Relief Options on the Table

Betty Montgomery adds insight on the impact of the Ohio Supreme Court’s recent clarification that debt settlement businesses are not engaged in the practice of law.

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October 6, 2020
ACA News

Supreme Court Outlook: What Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Could Mean for the ARM Industry and the TCPA

Barrett, as a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, has issued industry-favorable decisions on the TCPA and FDCPA. Josh Stevens weighs in on the potential impact if her U.S. Supreme Court nomination is confirmed. (Note: This article is available for ACA International members only.)

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September 28, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

Judge Dismisses Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed By Collection Agency Employees

Helen Mac Murray lends insight to a recent case in which an Illinois District Court judge dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a healthcare provider, medical debt collection agency, and a medical billing company.

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September 10, 2020
Law 360

Facebook Gets More Backing On Autodialers At High Court

As General Counsel to the Professional Association for Customer Engagement (PACE), Michele Shuster and Josh Stevens filed an amicus brief on behalf of the association backing Facebook’s bid to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to narrowly define what qualifies as an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

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September 8, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

Garnishment Protection Bill Advances in VA Legislature

Helen Mac Murray offers insight on the Virginia Legislature’s recent bill preventing individuals’ stimulus checks from being garnished by debt collectors.

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