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Member Alert: 9th Circuit’s ADA Decision Stands: Websites and Mobile Phone Apps Must Meet ADA Requirements – Or Else

On October 7, 2019, the United States Supreme Court denied Domino’s Pizza LLC’s Petition for Supreme Court review in the matter of Domino’s Pizza LLC v. Robles, See, 9th Cir. So what, might you ask, does pizza have to do with the accounts receivables industry? In a word, everything.

In its appeal to the U.S. […]

2019-10-11T14:53:18+00:00October 11, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: RMAI CFPB Comments for Debt Collection Rule

Today, RMAI submitted its comments in response to CFPB’s proposed debt collection rulemaking. RMAI will continue to closely monitor this process as we move forward, including ongoing conversations with the CFPB.

RMAI has been working on the CFPB Comments since the announcement of the NRRM on May 6th. The RMAI Comments can be found Here.

This Alert […]

2019-10-04T11:45:00+00:00September 17, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: RMAI Opposes Use of Discovery Rule to Calculate Statute of Limitations on FDCPA Claims

The period within which a party may file a claim alleging a law violation is called a statute of limitations period. The statute of limitations on Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) claims has long been understood to be one year from the date on which the violation occurs. See, 15 U.S.C. § 1692k(d).  In […]

2019-10-04T11:45:36+00:00September 12, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: The Impact of the Receivables Management Certification Program on Litigation

Today, the Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) releases a white paper analysis of the impact of the Receivables Management Certification Program (RMCP) on litigation. A before-and-after analysis of lawsuits filed against businesses certified through the RMCP found that after certification, litigation against RMAI’s certified businesses, as an average, decreased by 20.8% in the seven-year span […]

2019-06-24T11:47:51+00:00June 24, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: A NEW YORK SUCCESS STORY

A NEW YORK SUCCESS STORY

Earlier this morning, the New York Legislature adjourned for the year after working through the night. In the new political dynamic where control of the State Senate is solidly in the hands of a progressive Democratic majority, the receivables industry faced unprecedented attacks. No less than 54 legislative proposals, causing various […]

2019-06-21T16:30:55+00:00June 21, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: CFPB Debt Collection Town Hall RECAP

CFPB DEBT COLLECTION TOWN HALL RECAP

Yesterday, RMAI had a front row seat at the CFPB Debt Collection Town Hall in Philadelphia, PA. Representing RMAI was RMAI Executive Director Jan Stieger, RMAI President Marian Sangalang, RMAI President-Elect Jim Mastriani, and RMAI Legal Counsel Don Maurice. The event was hosted by the CFPB to receive insights and […]

2019-05-09T08:50:36+00:00May 9, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: RMAI SUCCESSFUL IN CLARIFYING INDIANA COURT RULES

RMAI SUCCESSFUL IN CLARIFYING INDIANA COURT RULES

RMAI is pleased to inform its membership that the association’s efforts to clarify recently adopted Indiana court rules were a success! Today, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1136, which contains RMAI’s language to address concerns raised after the adoption of revised small claims […]

2019-05-09T08:42:51+00:00May 6, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: CFPB DEBT COLLECTION TOWN HALL MEETING

CFPB DEBT COLLECTION TOWN HALL MEETING

The CFPB has planned a Debt Collection Town Hall meeting in Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.  The event will feature remarks from Director Kraninger as well as participation from the public, community groups and industry representatives.  Jan Stieger (RMAI Executive Director), Marian Sanaglang (RMAI President) and James Mastriani […]

2019-05-09T08:46:02+00:00May 6, 2019|Member Alerts|
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