M&S in the News

August 24, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

Licensing Bill in Calif. Moves Closer to Becoming Law; Sponsor Says Industry Supports Measure

Helen Mac Murray comments on the industry’s response to a proposed California bill, SB 908, that would require debt collectors in the state to be licensed.

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August 19, 2020
M&S Newsline

Helen Mac Murray To Serve on RMAI Certification Council

Founding Partner Helen Mac Murray has been appointed to serve on the Certification Council of Receivables Management Association International, a leading nonprofit association for the receivables industry.

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August 3, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

OCC Issues Proposed Rule Aimed at Closing Gap in Debt Buying Process

“Let the battle begin.” Read what Helen Mac Murray thinks about the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s proposed rule that seeks to close a gap in the process of selling loans to third parties. With consumer advocates also speaking out, three state attorneys general have already filed suit.

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July 6, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

Companies to Pay $35k to Settle CFPB Allegations of Unfair and Deceptive Acts

Helen Mac Murray shares her take on a recent CFPB settlement with a trio of companies accused of engaging in deceptive acts and practices in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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June 22, 2020
AccountsRecovery.net/Compliance Digest

FCC Proposes Record Fine For Illegal Robocaller

Helen Mac Murray shares thoughts on the FCC’s recent proposed $225 million fine for illegal robocalling, the challenges they may have collecting, and what this means for businesses that operate legally.

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Upcoming M&S Events

December 16, 2021 2:30 pm
M&S Thirsty (For Knowledge) Thursdays

Compliance 2022: Hot Topics and Predictions for TCPA, Marketing, and Privacy

Are you ready for 2022? From emerging state privacy initiatives, long-awaited Supreme Court decisions, shifting enforcement priorities, and class action lawsuits on the rise, 2021 has been a regulatory whirlwind showing no signs of slowing down. What should you know to prepare your business for the challenges of the coming year?

Join M&S Partners and former Consumer Protection Regulators Michele Shuster and Helen Mac Murray as they take out their crystal ball and share their compliance predictions.

Just some of the questions we’ll be tackling:

1) What are the legislative and regulatory priorities in 2022?
2) Will other states fall in line behind Florida’s mini-TCPA law?
3) Where is the FTC’s Strategic Plan headed?
4) What industries are State AG’s setting their enforcement sights on?
And much more…

This is a can’t-miss session for businesses looking to get ahead of the curve in 2022. Learn what to expect and how you can protect your organization from its biggest regulatory risks.

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

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