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Don’t do this if you want to get paid

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Demand emails- we see A LOT of them. Whenever we are sent a new debt to collect our client’s will include the emails they have already sent their debtor requesting payment. Obviously it hasn’t worked and it is almost always because of this reason- the sign-off is too nice. It is completely different to the body of the email- you have to be consistent.

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Spin Cycle: How Quickly Do Your Cases Move?

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

Lawyers look for revenue in all types of places. Sometimes they try to reduce overhead. Sometimes they try to generate more leads. Sometimes they try to convert more leads. Sometimes they try to throw more money at the problem. Sometimes they try to throw less money at the problem.


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Pandemic is forcing Companies into Late Payment clampdown

UK debt collections

The changing face of late payment has lead to nearly half of companies saying that they were lucky to have survived 2020. This is according to new research by Intrum.

House Republican Calls For Investigation Into Hiring Practices at CFPB

Account Recovery

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19 Burr & Forman Attorneys Named 2021 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Burr Forman

Orlando, FL – June 24, 2021 – Burr & Forman announces that 19 of its Florida attorneys have been selected as 2021 Super Lawyers. This also includes eight attorneys recognized as “Rising Stars,” up-and-comers under the age of 40.

How to get paid before EOFY

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Right then folks- there are mere days left. If you’re like most business owners, you want your bank balance at 30 June to be as healthy as possible. Here’s how to convert “Money owed” to “Cash at bank”. – Sell the benefits, for them, in paying you before 30th June. Closure and the opportunity for “a fresh start in a brand new year without this debt hanging over their head”.

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All things Credit | Coffee Conversation podcast

On Guard

Listen to all the coffee conversations in our brand new podcast! Podcasts about order-to-cash related topics such as credit management, risk management, credit insurance, invoicing and collection. Or add our podcast to your spotify favorites.

Maine Enacts Anti-Robocall Law

Account Recovery

The governor of Maine has signed a bill into law that will require telephone companies that offer services aimed at reducing the number of robocalls received by their subscribers to do so “at a reasonably affordable cost” in an attempt to reduce the number of robocalls received by residents of the state.


Foreign Trusts Present Tricky Eligibility Issues


In bankruptcy as in federal jurisprudence generally, to characterize something with the near-epithet of “federal common law” virtually dooms it to rejection. [1]

Study reports consumers find courts fairer than arbitration

Public Citizen

Farshad Ghodoosi of the David Nazarian School of Business & Economics, California State University, Northridge and Monica Sharif of California State University, Los Angeles have written Justice in Arbitration: The Consumer Perspective, International Journal of Conflict Management (2021). Here is the abstract: Purpose: Arbitration—a binding private third-party adjudication—has been the primary legal way for resolution of consumer disputes.


John Browning Elected to Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Board of Directors

Burr Forman

MOBILE, AL, June 23, 2021 – Burr & Forman is pleased to announce Partner and trial lawyer, John Browning has been elected to the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA) Board of Directors to serve through 2022.

Why Intelligent Automation is a must-have in a future-proof financial policy

On Guard

Intelligent Automation (IA) takes financial process automation to the next level.

Daily Digest – June 24. Getting to Know Nick Prola of Professional Finance Company; Judge Partially Grants MSJ For Defendant in FDCPA Case

Account Recovery

GETTING TO KNOW NICK PROLA OF PROFESSIONAL FINANCE COMPANY Nick Prola is one of those rare individuals who has spent time on both sides of the credit transaction, but started on the plaintiff’s side before joining the accounts receivable management industry.

Five Things Californians Can Learn From Less Cautious States Removing Mask Mandates

Direct Recovery

After more than a full year of mask mandates and stay-at-home orders, we are finally starting to see the world begin returning to normal life…or at least something closer than what we have been accustomed to lately.

Create a Simple Online Payment Process for Your Business

Payment Savvy

Whether or not you are a high-risk merchant , convenience in the online shopping world is critical. A well-outlined website is the first step towards providing your customers with an easy way to purchase goods and services. Having a simple online payment process keeps your conversion rate high.


5 Things Residential and Commercial Real Estate Developers and Brokers Should Know About Clearing Up (Quieting) Title

Jimerson Firm

Oftentimes, residential and commercial real estate developers or brokers may confront title issues that interfere with the ability to sell or close on a property. If the property owner does not have clear, marketable title, it means that there is a “cloud on title.”

That’s a Brunner, Man. Supreme Court Declines to Revisit Overly Rigid Standard for Discharge of Student Loans in Bankruptcy 


Getting to Know Nick Prola of Professional Finance Company

Account Recovery

The “Getting to Know” series is sponsored by Applied Innovation. Applied Innovation is helping to shape the future of accounts receivable management.

Your Business Experienced a Ransomware Attack, and It Was Not Prepared – Now What?

Burr Forman

It is hard to find a news post without a story on a ransomware attack. The National Security Council has issued an open letter warning all businesses to be alert and prepared for ransomware attacks. Various industry groups have issued multiple alerts with tips specific to businesses in their field.

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Technology Adoption: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

PDC Flow

2020 was a year of change for everyone. Companies were forced to rapidly move employees to remote work. Staff figured out the logistics of sharing home office space with spouses, roommates or elearning children.

No Insolvency Action till end of September

UK debt collections

The Government has announced the extension of temporary insolvency measures which includes the restrictions on issuing of winding up petitions and statutory demands.

Six Ways to Capitalize on a Post-Pandemic Economy

Direct Recovery

After more than a year of uncertainty, it is finally starting to look like there might be some light at the end of the tunnel.

Judge Partially Grants MSJ For Defendant in FDCPA Case Over Alleged Threats, Use of Obscene Language

Account Recovery

Immigration Insights: Episode 4

Burr Forman

In episode four of the Immigration Insights podcast series, host Melissa Azallion Kenny discusses potential complications with an employee’s immigration status when a foreign passport is coming up for expiration.


Michigan COVID-Related Capacity, Mask and Gatherings Restrictions Will be Lifted Beginning June 22


Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on June 17, 2021 that COVID-related restrictions for capacity, masks and gatherings will be lifted effective June 22.


Shock as Government extends Commercial Eviction ban

UK debt collections

The Government has announced that a ban on landlords evicting firms for unpaid commercial rent is being extended for another nine months. The ban, which stops landlords from taking tenants to court for non-payment, was due to end on 30th June.

Mistakes You Might Be Making in Your Business


There’s no perfect business, as much as there’s no ideal business owner. How you manage things is entirely up to you, your beliefs, and your business philosophy. However, you’re bound to make mistakes here and there, and even the most seasoned entrepreneurs have found themselves in a bind.


Waiting Game Surrounding Florida’s TCPA Bill Continues

Account Recovery

A lot of eyes that worry about autodialers and telephone calls are fixed firmly on The Sunshine State, wondering if its version of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will go into effect next week or not. The state legislature in April passed CS/SB 1120, but Gov.


Brad Wright Named 2021 Leadership In Law Honoree By South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Burr Forman

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 21, 2021 – Burr & Forman LLP Columbia-based partner Brad Wright has been named a 2021 Leadership in Law honoree by South Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

4 Neobanks Show Up for Their Communities

Nerd Wallet

Big banks design their services for a broad customer base, but in doing so, they can fall short of serving the needs of historically marginalized communities. That gap is creating opportunities for new financial technology firms with roots in these communities.

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