Breaking News-District Court Restrains Enforcement of MA AG Emergency Regs

Briefing Call

Monday, May 11, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
Category: Briefing Calls

Listen to the Briefing Call

Duane Pozza and Moshe Broder of Wiley will provide an update and analysis of the recent U.S. district court decision enjoining portions of Massachusetts’ emergency debt collection regulation. On May 6, a district court judge enjoined portions of the regulation barring certain telephonic communications and collection action filings. Discussion will include the likely next steps in the litigation, the key legal arguments, and their applicability to other attempts to limit collection activities.


Moshe B. Broder

Moshe counsels and represents government contractors and subcontractors on a broad range of legal issues, including bid protests and contract claims and disputes. Moshe regularly prosecutes and defends bid protests before the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (COFC) and litigates commercial disputes in state and federal courts.

Moshe is a contributing author to the “Cybersecurity Risk Management Is a Corporate Responsibility” chapter in the American Bar Association’s 2019 publication, The Lawyer’s Corporate Social Responsibility Deskbook.

Duane C. Pozza

Duane advises clients on complex legal and regulatory issues involving emerging technology, consumer protection, and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement. He counsels on a range of issues including privacy and data governance, advertising law, competition matters, and consumer financial laws and regulations. He represents clients before the FTC and has broad experience dealing with all levels of the agency. Duane has extensive experience working on legal issues involving cutting edge tech innovation, including fintech, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile payments, and blockchain. Prior to joining Wiley, Duane was an Assistant Director in the Division of Financial Practices at the FTC, where he led consumer protection efforts in financial technology and worked extensively on issues involving tech platforms.