Fri.Sep 30, 2022

New SDNY Decision on Administrative Priority for Executory Contracts


To encourage parties to transact with debtors in bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Code in corporate bankruptcies provides highest priority to “administrative expenses,” which include “the actual, necessary costs and expenses of preserving the estate.” ” 11 U.S.C. §

Getting to Know Nickole Fratz of FBCS

Account Recovery

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

Patchwork of Compliance Regulations

True Accord

Anyone working in the collections space should be familiar with the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) and its regulation, Regulation F; but did you know that there are multiple debt collection laws and regulations at the state and local level too?

Regions Bank Fined for Surprise Overdraft Fees

Account Recovery

In a consent order that was announced yesterday with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Regions Bank has agreed to pay $191 million in fines and restitution after it was accused of charging its customers “illegal surprise” overdraft fees on certain purchases.

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Successful Change Management with Enterprise Risk Management

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of ERM Services

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Own a Kia or Hyundai? Here’s Why Your Insurance Rates Could Go Up

Nerd Wallet

Thieves inspired by social media are stealing certain models of Kias and Hyundais with little more than a phone-charging cable. The trend started in Milwaukee before spreading to cities nationwide. It has led to multiple lawsuits filed against the carmakers.

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Medicare vs. Medi-Cal: What’s the Difference?

Nerd Wallet

Medicare and Medi-Cal are government-run health insurance programs, but each is designed to serve specific populations: Medicare is federal health insurance for those 65 or older as well as younger people who have end-stage renal disease or certain disabilities.

‘Team Tom’ Raises $37,000 to Benefit Cars Curing Kids?

Account Recovery

(MADISON, Wis., September 29, 2022) – Thanks to the generosity of State team members, our vendor partners, and industry friends, State is thrilled to announce its “Team Tom” campaign raised $37,000 to benefit Cars Curing Kids! “I


What Is a Redress Number for Travel?

Nerd Wallet

Whenever you travel by air within, to or from the U.S., you’re electronically screened using the Transportation Security Administration Secure Flight screening program. While this system is transparent for most passengers, it occasionally misidentifies passengers as high risk.


Judge Grants Motion to Remand Hunstein Class Actions Back to State Court

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Illinois has granted motions in two separate Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class-action lawsuits to remand the cases back to state court, ruling the plaintiffs lacked standing to sue in federal court. Copies of the rulings in Navarroli v. Medicredit and Maldonado v.

How Preparation and Strategy Can Be Used to Fight and Defeat Any Ransomware Attack

Speaker: Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP

Through a detailed analysis of major attacks and their consequences, Karl Camilleri, Cloud Services Product Manager at phoenixNAP, will discuss the state of ransomware and future predictions, as well as provide best practices for attack prevention and recovery.

Can a Dealership Refuse Outside Financing?

Nerd Wallet

Car dealerships have the right to refuse your outside financing, and they don’t need a special reason to do so.

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Groups Sue CFPB Over Anti-Discrimination Policy

Account Recovery

A group of financial services organizations, along with the U.S.

How to Optimize Chase Freedom Flex, Discover it Cash Back for Q4 2022

Nerd Wallet

These days, even small discounts can be a big deal to help offset rising prices. From Oct. 1 to Dec.


How to Cultivate Better Relationships with Debtors

Credit Management Company

When individuals or businesses fall behind in payments, the situation often results in frustration and a breakdown in communication for both the debtor and the creditor.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

How to Earn Radisson Rewards Americas Points

Nerd Wallet

While certainly not the biggest hotel chain in America, Radisson’s loyalty program, Radisson Rewards Americas, is the best. At least that’s according to NerdWallet’s annual rating of the best hotel loyalty programs.


Which MLA Safe Harbor Are You Using? Recent Decision Highlights Overlap and Distinction Points

Troutman Sanders

A recent federal court decision from the Northern District of Texas offers some useful lessons and insights for creditors relying on the Military Lending Act’s (MLA) safe harbors for verifying whether a consumer is a “covered borrower.”. In Greenwood v. Cottonwood Financial, Ltd.

4 Things to Know About Pet Travel Insurance

Nerd Wallet

Traveling with your pet can be so rewarding; but it can also be a huge hassle. Between ever-changing airline policies regarding emotional support animals, to needing to shell out a few hundred dollars for a round-trip flight for your furry friend, traveling can get complicated (and costly) fast.


Meet Our 2023 FICO Decisions Awards Judges

Fico Collections

Meet Our 2023 FICO Decisions Awards Judges. Panel of 8 global experts to review outstanding results with AI, machine learning and digital transformation. Saxon Shirley. Thu, 05/12/2022 - 10:29. by Nikhil Behl. expand_less Back To Top. Thu, 09/29/2022 - 15:15.

FTC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Voluntary Products in Automobile Finance Transactions

Troutman Sanders

Please join Troutman Pepper Partner Chris Willis and his guests and colleagues Alan Wingfield and Brooke Conkle as they discuss the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking governing voluntary products in automobile finance transactions.

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Greg Meese and Ed Purcell Present the Rules of Small Wireless Facility Siting to a National Audience.

Price Meese

Greg Meese and Ed Purcell will be presenting a nation-wide webinar for Thomson Reuter’s West Legal Education Center entitled “Rules of the Road-Siting Small Wireless Facilities in the Public Rights-of-Way” on October 5, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Chambers of Commerce and Banking Groups File Suit Against CFPB for Overstepping Its Authority With UDAAP Exam Manual Amendment

Troutman Sanders

On September 28, the U.S.

How to Cultivate a Happier Retirement

Nerd Wallet

Researchers have identified several factors besides money that contribute to a happier retirement, including good health, strong relationships and a sense of purpose. But setbacks are inevitable, in life and in retirement. Not everyone enjoys good health — and no one enjoys it forever.


Can Cyber Investigations Be Canned?

Troutman Sanders

Can cyber investigations be canned? Find out what Sadia, Kamran, and this month’s guest, Shawn Tuma of Spencer Fane, have to say. The gloves come off as these three breach coaches duke it out for the final word on this topic.