Debt Collection Harassment
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The first party creditors, collection agencies and law firms need to understand the Federal and state regulatory requirements for pursuing collection of consumer debts so as to avoid violations of law.
This webinar will furnish a historical perspective of debt collection harassment claims, explain the number of Federal state laws addressing consumer debt collection, and help organizations recognize deficiencies in their collection procedures with the goal of ensuring compliance with laws regulating collection practices.
Historical Perspectives – Pre Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
- Tort Claims Arising out of Abusive Collection Conduct
- Egregious Conduct Required to Impose Liability
- Invasion of Privacy
- Intention Infliction of Emotional Distress
- Harassment, Abuse, Deception
- State Laws
- Directed to Intentional Conduct
- State Unfair and Deceptive Trade Regulation
About The Presenter
- Enacted in 1977
- Originally Regulated Third Party Collection Agencies
- Attorney Exemption Repealed in 1985
- Statement of Congressional Purpose
- Three Prongs of Regulation
- 1692D Harassment of Abuse
- 1692E False, Misleading or Deceptive Practices
- 1692F Unfair and Unconscionable Practices
- "Harassment" Encompasses All Three Prongs
- Multiple/Excessive/Repeated Phone Calls
- Unanswered Calls Caller Id
- Excessive Calls
Ronald S. Canter, Esq.
- Founding member of The Law Offices of Ronald S. Canter, LLC of Rockville, Maryland and has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1980
- Recognized authority on creditor’s rights and the regulation of collection practices
- Represented creditors, attorneys and collection agencies in complex litigation in both Federal and state courts
- Successfully prosecuted appeals before state and federal courts on a number of significant issues affecting the credit and collection industry
- Appeared, as counsel of record for the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) in Heintz v. Jenkins, the first Fair Debt Collection Practices case to reach the Supreme Court
- Well known speaker on creditor’s rights issues and has presented many seminars and continuing education programs to trade groups and Bar Associations; has also been invited on several occasions by the Maryland Judicial Institute to lecture state court judges on consumer credit and debt collection issues
- Published articles in Law Reviews and trade publications on creditor’s rights issues; was an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and also a lecturer on business law at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland
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