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Member Alert: Support the RMAI Legislative Fund by Contributing to the Silent Auction

Support the RMAI Legislative Fund by Contributing to the Silent Auction

Have you registered for the RMAI Annual Conference yet?  It will be here before we know it.  One of the highlights of the conference will be this year’s Silent Auction.  Don’t miss out on your company’s opportunity to participate!  We have a goal of 50 […]

2019-11-22T15:09:47+00:00November 22, 2019|Member Alerts|

Member Alert: Donald Maurice, RMAI Outside Counsel, Invited to Testify on Robocall Legislation

As outside counsel to RMAI, Donald Maurice was recently invited to testify before a joint hearing of the New York State Assembly Standing Committees on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions and Consumer Affairs and Protection on actions to combat robocalls, spoofing, and nuisance calls. In his testimony, Don cautioned the committee members that well-intentioned regulation designed […]

2019-10-23T10:59:33+00:00October 23, 2019|Member Alerts|

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|



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|