CLLA / IACC conference

Mr. Foeller recently attended the CLLA / IACC conference in Chicago Illinois.  The event was co-hosted by the Commercial Law League of America and the International Association of Commercial Collectors, Inc., two trade organization to which our Firm is a long standing member.   The event had an attendance of 185 members, many of which are business partners with our Firm.  Discussions were held on a wide range of topics such as pending legislative bills to modify the FDCPA and CFPB as well as bills to modification the Bankruptcy code related to filing jurisdictions.  We also discussed the recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, and how members are adapting to facilitate compliance with that regulatory framework.  All in all, it was a very well run, organized and informative visit to Chicago and we are looking forward to the next CLLA / IACC...

National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) conference

Mr. Foeller attended the National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) conference in Austin Texas recently.  The NCBA, which is formerly known as NARCA, is a national association of attorneys and participants in the collections and creditor representation arena.   While at the conference, Mr. Foeller was able to meet privately with several of our largest clients and attend educational sessions covering the latest developments and trends in several areas of creditor representation.  An in depth analysis and discussion on topics such as the latest developments in EFTA requirements and recent trends in demand letter litigation were extensively covered.  Additionally, it is a great opportunity to network and socialize with other collections professionals from around the country and discuss a wide variety of issues and best practices to bring back and implement in our internal...