CFPB's Final Rule on Debt Collection Practices: A First Take


Monday, November 2, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EST)
Category: Webinars

The CFPB just released the final Rule on Debt Collection Practices – what’s next? In this overview of the CFPB’s highly anticipated Rule, our presenters will review what the Rule contains and what it means for members. The webinar will cover the Rule’s changes to permissible communications,  prohibitions on harassment or abuse, false or misleading representations, unfair practices in debt collection, and the CFPB’s removal of the “meaningful attorney involvement” provision. Creditor rights attorneys of all experience levels will benefit from this informative “First Take”. (CLE accreditation pending*; offered to NCBA members only.)


Stephen Obermeier, Wiley

Stephen has a wide range of experience litigating complex disputes before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and in arbitration. He has represented clients in both individual and class action cases involving a range of federal statutes including the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Stephen previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the civil section in the Eastern District of Virginia, where he defended APA cases on behalf of the government.

Duane Pozza, Wiley

Duane advises clients on complex legal and regulatory issues involving consumer protection, financial services, and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enforcement. He represents clients before government agencies and advises on compliance with consumer financial laws and regulations, including in debt collection. He previously served as an Assistant Director in the Division of Financial Practices at the FTC.

More information and how to register for this free high level educational offering will be announced upon release of the CFPB’s final debt collection rule.

This date and time is tentative based on the release of CFPB’s final version of the debt collection rules.

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